NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Brooklyn center Brook Lopez is expected to be sidelined for 10 days to two weeks after mildly spraining his right mid-foot Wednesday night in the Nets’ exhibition game against Sacramento in China.
The Nets said Thursday that X-rays and a CT scan in New York revealed no fractures or bone injuries. Lopez missed most of last season after breaking the foot Dec. 21 during a game at Philadelphia.READ MORE: 2 Women, 4-Year-Old Girl Shot In Times Square
Lopez, 26, has played only 96 regular-season games over the past three seasons due to injuries to the foot.
He is averaging 18 points and 5.8 rebounds this preseason.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In NYC: Pop-Up Vaccination Sites Across City Offer Johnson & Johnson Shot To Tourists
The Nets open against the Celtics on October 29 in Boston.
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