Brooklyn Nets' BrookLopez during the Nov. 21 game in Oakland, Calif. AP Photo by Marcio Jose Sanchez
Brook Lopez and Reggie Evans will miss Brooklyn's game against Oklahoma City on Tuesday night, leaving the Nets without their leading scorer and top rebounder.
Lopez will miss a third straight game with a sprained right foot. The Nets have said the injury to their starting center is unrelated to the broken foot that helped limit him to just five games last season.
Lopez, who was hurt last Wednesday in Boston, is averaging 18.5 points.
Evans, a reserve forward averaging 8.4 rebounds, has the flu.
By John Torenli
Brook Lopez has been the forgotten man during the Brooklyn-bound Nets’ final season in New Jersey, except, of course, when his name is mentioned as the key figure in any potential deal for Orlando center Dwight Howard. … Full Article