Big man on campus
Sun Mingming, who was formerly one of the world's tallest professional basketball players, is going back to school to pursue higher education. Zhang Yue speaks with him in Harbin.
Sun Mingming is adjusting to life since he swapped the basketball court for the classroom, ending his contract with the Beijing Ducks and his career as one of the world's tallest professional players - standing at 2.36 meters, after a 2005 brain surgery in the United States halted his continual growth caused by gigantism.
He's still getting used to a less disciplined existence, he says.
Sun now wakes up naturally and doesn't have to rush for breakfast or warm-up exercises before his daily training, as he has done for the past 15 years.
"I'm still adjusting to a normal life," Sun says.
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