[size=13pt]Houston’s Yao Ming out for season with stress fracture in left foot[/size]

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer
AP - Feb 26, 3:20 pm EST

All-Star center Yao Ming is out for the season with a stress fracture in his left foot, a stunning blow to the surging Houston Rockets.

General manager Daryl Morey made the announcement Tuesday, hours before the Rockets put their 12-game winning streak on the line against the Washington Wizards.