Brook Lopez out 4-6 Weeks with Fractured Foot, Huge Blow to NJ Nets

Big, big time blow for the New Jersey Nets today. Fourth year center Brook Lopez fractured a metatarsal in his right foot and will have surgery tomorrow. Lopez was injured in the first half of Wednesday night’s preseason game against the New York Knicks. So even with a shortened to two game preseason, big injuries still happen in meaningless games.

Lopez’s injury usually has a 4-6 recovery period. As long as his convalescence suffers no major setbacks, he should  in February, an injury like this is especially brutal in a lockout shortened season.

Until this year, Lopez has never missed an NBA game in his entire career.

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