Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez is out of the lineup for Friday night's game at Detroit with a sprained left ankle. Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will not play in Friday night's game against the Detroit Pistons, the team announced. Lopez, 25, is averaging 20.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game. Lopez missed seven games earlier in the season after originally suffering the injury in Phoenix on Nov. 15. Forward Andrei Kirilenko and guard Jason Terry remained out for the Nets. He ranks third in the NBA in player efficiency rating behind only the Miami Heat's LeBron James and the New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis.