2:18 AM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
New York Post 22 hours ago
Plumlee gets start, but struggles in Nets’ ugly blowout loss

Plumlee gets start, but struggles in Nets’ ugly blowout loss

BOSTON — With Nets center Brook Lopez sitting out Wednesday’s season opener against the Celtics because of his right midfoot sprain, Mason Plumlee was placed in the starting lineup, a...
New York Daily News Oct 30, 2014
Nets Insider: Brook Lopez starts off on wrong foot, forced to sit out opener

Nets Insider: Brook Lopez starts off on wrong foot, forced to sit out opener

That ugly result notwithstanding, the Nets’ season started like the last one finished — with Brook Lopez on the inactive list.

Nets Replay: Celtics 121, Nets 105

Putting it in perspective The Nets season got off to an embarrassing start, as the Celtics pounded them 121-105. Yes, the Nets were without Brook Lopez, and most of their starters hadn’t played a game in about 10 days thanks …
New York Post Oct 29, 2014
Brook Lopez ruled out for Nets opener

Brook Lopez ruled out for Nets opener

BOSTON – Nets center Brook Lopez will miss Wednesday’s season opener against the Celtics as he continues to recover from a right midfoot sprain he suffered two weeks ago in...
Brook Lopez won't play for Nets in season opener against Celtics

Brook Lopez won't play for Nets in season opener against Celtics

Lionel Hollins ruled out Brooklyn’s center for the opener tonight against the Celtics because of a sprained right foot. The original timeline had Lopez out 10-to-14 days after he was stepped on Oct. 15 by Kings guard Darren Collison.

Brook Lopez OUT as Nets open season in Boston

BOSTON — The Nets will be without Brook Lopez when they start their season tonight against the Celtics. Lopez, who is recovering from a sprained right foot suffered two weeks ago, is still not ready to get back on the …
NetsDaily Oct 29, 2014

Brook Lopez OUT vs Celtics

It is official, Brook Lopez will miss the Nets season opener against the Boston Celtics Wednesday night. Lopez has been recovering from a mild foot sprain that he suffered in the Nets second game in China against the Sacramento Kings. Lopez was said to be out "10-14 days" and Wednesday marks day 13 in his recovery. With Lopez out, Mason Plumlee will draw the start alongside Deron Williams, Bojan Bogdanovic, Joe Johnson, and Kevin Garnett. Billy King told the media that if Lopez couldn't go in Boston, he will be available Saturday in Detroit. Rajon Rondo's status for the game is unknown, but...
NetsDaily Oct 29, 2014
NetsDaily Season Preview Roundtable

NetsDaily Season Preview Roundtable

The season is finally upon us, and the writers of NetsDaily answered six burning questions facing Brooklyn this season 1. What will the Nets record be this year? Net Income: I've been struggling with this for a while. There's a lot of optimism, with the team's good health, depth, flexibility, etc. but on the other hand, I see a number of deficiencies, including in athleticism and defense. Two years ago, the Nets won 49 games with the same three stars they have now: Deron Williams, Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson. It's being argued that the Nets could win 49 games again, and they could, but that...
NetsDaily Oct 28, 2014
Brook Lopez

Brook Lopez "doubtful" for Opening Night

Brook Lopez participated in the non-contact portion of the Nets final preseason practice, but afterwards, the team listed the 7-footer as "doubtful" for Opening Night.  A final decision will be made Wednesday in Boston, where the Nets take on the Celtics at 7:30 p.m.  Lopez was diagnosed with a mild midfoot sprain on his return from China and proscribed a 10-to-14 day rest. Thursday is Day 14. With Lopez doubtful, Lionel Hollins said the team would go with Mason Plumlee, who started 22 games last season, at center with Kevin Garnett playing the four. Hollins wouldn't speculate about...

Brook Lopez doubtful for Nets opener

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has been listed as doubtful for Wednesday night’s regular-season opener against the Boston Celtics at TD Bank Garden. Lopez (right midfoot sprain) went through his second non-contact practice Tuesday. He was expected to be out 10-to-14 days based on the timetable that the Nets gave reporters back on Oct. 16. If Lopez cannot play, Nets coach Lionel Hollins said Mason Plumlee would likely start in his place next to Kevin Garnett.
New York Daily News Oct 28, 2014
Nets still waiting on injured Brook Lopez for season opener vs. Celtics

Nets still waiting on injured Brook Lopez for season opener vs. Celtics

The Nets and coach Lionel Hollins weren't ready to rule out Brook Lopez for Wednesday's game against the Celtics, even as signs pointed to the center missing the opener with a sprained foot.

Brook Lopez’s status unclear as Nets prepare for Celtics

EAST RUTHERFORD — It’s beginning to look as if Brook Lopez won’t play in the Nets’ season-opener in Boston tomorrow night. Lopez participated in the non-contact parts of practice earlier today, before the team boarded its flight to Boston. Lopez, …

Brook Lopez gets in non-contact practice

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. –- Brook Lopez participated in the Nets’ non-contract practice on Monday and is progressing toward a return to the court. When the center returns remains to be seen. Lopez’s status for Wednesday’s season opener against the Boston Celtics remains uncertain as the 7-footer continues to make his way back from a mild right midfoot sprain that has kept him out since Oct. 16. The original timetable for Lopez’s recovery was set at 10-to-14 days.
New York Post Oct 27, 2014
Lopez aims for Nets’ opener

Lopez aims for Nets’ opener

Brook Lopez made his return to the court Monday for the first time since suffering a right mid-foot sprain in China, going through non-contact portions of practice with his teammates....
NetsDaily Oct 27, 2014

Brook Lopez goes through non-contact drill. Will he do contact Tuesday?

On Sunday, Brook Lopez did some loosening up and shooting at the Nets Open Practice.  Then, Monday, he participated in a non-contact drill. Will he participate in a full-up, hard contact practice on Tuesday ... and play in the Nets opener on Wednesday in Boston?  No one is saying, but Lopez said his right foot felt good, but not 100 percent, on Monday. "I'd be lying if I said I didn't feel it a little out there every now and then, but it's been progressing very well," Lopez told beat writers after Monday's practice. "I feel better every day." Will that be good enough?  Lionel Hollins...

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