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

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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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