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The Janurary 25 extension deadline for players drafted in 2008 in fast approaching and if New Jersey Nets' Brook Lopez is expecting an extension coming his way, he might want to think again. According to ESPN, Nets GM Billy King is unlikely to offer an extension to Lopez. "I'm sure I'll have a conversation with his agent [Arn Tellem]," King told reporters before Wednesday night's game against the Golden State Warriors. "But I don't know if we'll do anything with him at this point. I think you just have to wait. They may throw a number at you that makes sense." And what is the reason for this stance by King? The recent injury Lopez suffered (fractured foot). "The injury has had an impact on it," King said. OK it's not like Lopez is Greg Oden where a team doesn't know whether or not he will return to the court. He broke his foot and will be back. Not to mention this is a player who averaged 20.4 points last season so why wo...
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