• Nets' Lopez day to day as MRI on foot negative

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Dec 4, 2012
    Lopez underwent a precautionary MRI on his right foot on Monday in New York, but it came back negative. Lopez is averaging 18.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game for the Nets . Lopez is playing at an All-Star level this season, averaging 18.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks in 14 games for the Nets . Brook Lopez and Reggie Evans will miss Brooklyn's game against Oklahoma City on Tuesday night, leaving the Nets without their leading scorer and top rebounder. "We needed an effort game and we needed to prove to ourselves that when we play like that we can beat a team by a big margin," said Anderson, who like Lopez was a young role player on his former team before coming to New Orleans last summer in a trade. The center has already undergone a battery of tests that determined this injury is unrelated to the two right foot fractures that caused him to miss all but five games last season. "And not to have him in the lineup when you've got Ibaka and Kendrick Perkins out there, we're gonna miss him, but this will give other guys a chance to play probably a little more.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Lopez, Evans to miss Nets game vs. Thunder

      NEW YORK (AP) -- Brook Lopez and Reggie Evans will miss Brooklyn's game against Oklahoma City on Tuesday night, leaving the Nets without their leading scorer and top rebounder.
      Sources: nba.com ESPN.com
    • Anderson, Lopez lift slumping Hornets by Bucks

      Ryan Anderson scored 22 points, Robin Lopez added 21 and the Hornets won for only the second time in 11 games, 102-81 over the Bucks on Monday night.
      Source: ESPN.com

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