Watch Yao Ming’s 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Speech

Yao Ming was among the 2016 classic inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday night (Sept. 9), and he gave a funny speech.

He kicked things off with a joke, poking fun at Allen Iverson's infamous "practice" rant, saying A.I. should've went first, because "I need more practice than him."

He then went on to thank greats like Bill Walton, Bill Russell and Dikembe Mutombo, before cracking a joke about Shaquille O'Neal, regarding his free throws.

Watch his full speech above.