17 Dec 2010

Yao Ming out of NBA again

6:06 pm on 17 December 2010

The Houston Rockets NBA basketball centre Yao Ming has suffered another setback in his comeback with a stress facture was found after an MRI scan of his left ankle.

The seven-times NBA All-Star has been sidelined since mid November with a bone bruise to his left ankle.

Yao, missed all of last season after fracturing a bone in his left foot that required surgery.

He has played in only five games this season.