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The team said Saturday that Lopez was hurt during its 121-120 overtime loss at Philadelphia on Friday. The Nets said they would issue another update next week after consultation with their doctors.
Lopez had the same injury, a fractured fifth metatarsal, when he was limited to five games in the 2011-12 season. He underwent surgery following last season to replace a bent screw in the foot.
Lopez is averaging 20.7 points and 6.0 rebounds in 17 games. He has missed nine games with a sprained left ankle.
Though was no indication he was seriously injured Friday, when he played 44 minutes.
The 7-footer from Stanford didn't miss a game during his first three seasons in the
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