Yao sits out, McGrady, Artest expected to play for Rockets
HOUSTON -- Houston center Yao Ming sat out the Rockets' game against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night because of a a sore left foot, an injury the six-time All-Star said wasn't serious.
Yao was hurt against Oklahoma City on Monday night. He underwent tests on Tuesday and Wednesday that revealed no structural damage.
"It's nothing bad," said Yao, the Rockets' leading scorer, averaging 17 points. "I'm all right, actually. I'll maybe take a few days, maybe one day."
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