November 21, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) looks on during the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena. The Warriors defeated the Nets 102-93. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE

Brook Lopez To Miss Brooklyn Nets Next Two Games With Foot Injury

The Brooklyn Nets will be without starting center Brook Lopez for the next two games after Lopez suffered a mild sprain in his right foot. Lopez has been plagued by foot injuries since last season.

Lopez underwent x-rays on the injured foot, which came back negative. The Nets announced the news on Twitter:

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The earliest Lopez could return to the court for the Nets would be December 7th against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Brooklyn is currently sitting at 10-4 at the top of the Eastern Conference’s Atlantic division in a tie with their cross-town rivals — the New York Knicks. Without Lopez, the Nets will be thin in the front court.

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