Philadelphia 76ers -- Activated C Dave Hoppen from the injured list. Placed F Jayson Williams (4.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg) on the injured list with inflammation of the right foot.
Sacramento Kings -- Fired coach Dick Motta (856-863 in 22 seasons as a head coach, 48-114 in 1 full and parts of 2 seasons with Sacramento), the day after Motta said he would retire at the end of the season. Named Rex Hughes interim head coach and Mike Bratz assistant coach.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Fired coach Sam Wyche (61-16, 2-3 in playoffs).
New Orleans Saints -- Signed WR Linzy Collins and CB Darrell Malone to the practice squad.