Free agent Nick Young signed a one-year contract to return to the Washington Wizards. Young's contract was announced Monday, a day before Washington's second and last exhibition game, at the Philadelphia 76ers.
Rick Adelman is out as coach of the Houston Rockets.
Rick Adelman came to Houston in 2007 hoping to build a contending team around All-Stars Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady.
Yao Ming was last seen in an NBA game that counted back in May 2009, limping off the floor in the playoffs and unaware at the time that the injury would force him to miss the following season.
Houston Rockets All-Star center Yao Ming is confident that he'll be ready for the start of the regular season after a team doctor declared his surgically repaired foot fully healed.