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Nets C Brook Lopez out with sprained ankle

New Jersey Nets center Brook Lopez will miss three weeks with a sprained ankle, according to the Associated Press.

Lopez was injured Sunday in a win over the Charlotte Bobcats. He will wear a walking boot as a precaution.

In just five games this season, Lopez is averaging 19.2 points and 3.6 rebounds a game. Loped missed the first 33 games with a fractured foot.