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New Jersey Nets center Brook Lopez is expected to be sidelined six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery Friday for a stress fracture in his foot.
Lopez was injured in the Nets' preseason game against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
The 23-year-old led the team in scoring last season, averaging 20.4 points and 6.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks.
The skilled 7-footer has...
Welcome back, Kris!
Every time Nets forward Kris Humphries touched the ball during the 5:40 he played during the second quarter of Wednesday night's 88-82 loss to the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, he was serenaded with a tidal wave of deafening boos -- a reaction normally reserved only for an opposing superstar.
Instead, they were directed at Humphries, who became a gossip...
The Nets have re-signed forward Kris Humphries.
Tough news for the New Jersey Nets’ big fella (who has never missed a regular-season game in his career), as Brook Lopez will go under the surgeon’s knife tomorrow to repair a broken bone in his right foot. Nets PR has the details: “Nets Center Brook Lopez has been diagnosed with a stress fracture of the fifth metatarsal of the right foot, Nets GM Billy King announced. Lopez...
Lopez's injury could hurt Nets' pursuit of Dwight Howard
The New Jersey Nets have officially brought back Kris Humphries, re-signing the power forward to a one-year deal worth $8 million.Humphries had been in talks with the club for a while, with both parties interested in him returning to New Jersey.The 26-year-old is expected to be in the lineup for the Nets' second of two pre-season games Wednesday against the host New York Knicks...
The Nets expect him to be out six to eight weeks
The injury to Brook Lopez, the Nets’ starting center and leading scorer last season, could affect their pursuit of Dwight Howard.
The New Jersey Nets have acquired center Mehmet Okur from the Utah Jazz in exchange for their second round draft pick in 2015, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today.
“Mehmet will give us added scoring and size,” said King. “His ability to shoot the three will help space the floor.”
Okur, a nine-year veteran from Turkey, [...]
Just hours after the New Jersey Nets announced that center Brook Lopez had surgery to repair a broken foot, Utah Jazz officials announced Thursday afternoon that Utah had traded center Mehmet Okur to the Nets for a future second-round draft pick and a trade exception.