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Nets' Lopez to have foot surgery

Posted on: December 22, 2011 2:01 pm
Edited on: December 22, 2011 3:18 pm
 
Nets center Brook Lopez, the key component of a possible trade for Dwight Howard this season, will have surgery Friday to repair a stress fracture in his right foot, the team announced.

The typical recovery timetable for such an injury is four to six weeks, which would give Lopez more than a month of court time before  the March 15 trade deadline.

Lopez sustained the stress fracture to the fifth metatarsal (the long bone on the outside of the foot) in a preseason game against the Knicks on Wednesday night.

How does the injury affect the Nets' ability to pull off a trade for Howard between now and the trade deadline? It certainly complicates things, and the Eye on Basketball blog takes a look
Category: NBA
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Since: Jun 22, 2008
Posted on: December 23, 2011 8:41 am
 

Nets' Lopez to have foot surgery

the Nets will have the #1 pick locked up
NBA has a draft lottery, so nobody has the #1 pick locked up.  In fact the team with the worst record only has a 25% chance of having the 1st pick in the draft.



Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: December 22, 2011 10:59 pm
 

Nets' Lopez to have foot surgery

By march 15th Lopez will have put up 6 weeks of basketball and the Nets will have the #1 pick locked up, plus Golden State's # pick.  So on March 14th if you are Orlando and you are offered Lopez, the 1st pick in the draft plus a potential top 5 pick (Via Golden State) you have no option but to say yes.  This draft is deep and no one the league will match the Offer New jersey will put on the table.  with this injury Dwight Howard is officialy a Brooklyn Net. 



Since: Oct 6, 2010
Posted on: December 22, 2011 9:35 pm
 

Nets' Lopez to have foot surgery

well at least the nets will be heavy favorites now . . .   for the number 1 pick in the draft!



Since: Dec 10, 2008
Posted on: December 22, 2011 7:55 pm
 

Nets' Lopez to have foot surgery

Good.  I had this idiot on my fantasy team last year and he killed me.  Learn how to rebound you pathetic excuse for a center!



Since: Nov 24, 2006
Posted on: December 22, 2011 4:18 pm
 

Nets' Lopez to have foot surgery

Get ready Nets fans...Dwight is simply a pipe dream now which also means D Williams is gone too.  Wouldnt be surprised to see both of them end up in Dallas next year.  Cuban is setting up his cap space to make that happen.  Dwight likes Dallas and Deron is from Texas. 




Since: Sep 22, 2011
Posted on: December 22, 2011 3:27 pm
 

Nets' Lopez to have foot surgery

ouch.  that is a tough "break" for them. 


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