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Brooks Back, To Play Light Minutes

Avery Johnson announced that MarShon Brooks will return to action on Friday vs. the Pistons, but won't play big minutes. According to Johnson, "It won't be heavy minutes." Brooks said he's excited about his return. Brooks has missed the last six games with the broken toe, which he suffered after returning from a three-game absence with a sore Achilles.

In other medical news, DeShawn Stevenson said he has undergone the "blood-spinning" treatment that Kobe Bryant and Gilbert Arenas have had. Bryant and Arenas had the treatment in Germany with the doctor who developed it. Stevenson was treated by an associate of the German doctor. Stevenson said that the treatment was "very expensive" $12,000 per knee. Nets paid for his right knee, he paid for his left.