The Nets have updated their injury status report and Brook Lopez is listed as "questionable" for Saturday's game vs. the Bulls. With three games in three days starting Saturday afternoon, the Nets need bodies. if Lopez plays, he will have been out eight weeks. He underwent surgery December 23. The prognosis then was he would be out six to eight weeks.
Before the announcement, Lopez was asked if he could play back-to-back-to-back after missing nearly half the season.
"I feel like, I’ve been sitting out the whole season, storing it in a tank, I’m ready to go,'' he said. "I feel like I’ve got the energy to get through it. The adrenaline, hopefully, would help me.''
- Nets say Brook Lopez may return for Saturday's game vs. Bulls - Colin Stephenson - Star-Ledger
- Lopez questionable vs. Bulls - Andy Vasquez - NJ Nets Nation
- Lopez might play for Nets on Saturday - Fred Kerber - New York Post Nets Blog
Dwight Night coming to New Jersey - Stefan Bondy - The InterNets
- Lopez could make season debut Saturday - Mike Mazzeo - ESPN New York
New Jersey Nets Need To Take Their Time With Brook Lopez - Ryan Jones - SB Nation