Kimie Bunyasaranand
Thursday November 29th, 2012

Nets center Brook Lopez will be out for the next two games with a mild foot sprain, the team's PR department reported via Twitter on Thursday morning:

https://twitter.com/Nets_PR/status/274213028428394497

Although the x-rays were negative, several analysts were quick to remember last season's injury to the same foot that took Lopez out for all but five games:

https://twitter.com/TimBontemps/status/274214201797513217

https://twitter.com/NYDNInterNets/status/274214513841147904 Lopez, 24, has started in all 14 games for the Nets so far this season and leads the team with 18.5 points and 2.5 blocks per game. New Jersey is 10-4 and tied for first with the Knicks in the Atlantic Division.

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