by Russ Bengtson

Which now might only be two more games, but still.

From the Houston Chronicle:

Rockets center Yao Ming was ruled out for the remainder of the season after a hairline fracture was found in his left foot Saturday evening.

The hairline fracture will not require surgery but will require an eight-to-12 week rehabilition. This is the third consecutive year that Yao’s season was interrupted or ended by a fracture of a bone.

Obviously this is all Tracy McGrady’s fault.