Brook Lopez was the lone bright spot for the Nets on Thursday with 24 points, nine boards, one assist, one steal and one block on 9-of-18 shooting.
Brook Lopez was the only starter that wasn't benched at halftime in the Nets' blowout loss to the Rockets on Friday, and his return from an ankle injury wasn't a disaster as he finished with 16 points, one rebound and two blocks in 21 minutes.
Brook Lopez will return to the lineup on Friday night vs. Houston and Kevin Garnett will not play.
Brook Lopez (ankle) will be a game-time decision Friday versus the Rockets.
Brook Lopez (ankle) will not play against the Lakers on Wednesday.
Nets coach Jason Kidd said Monday that his injured players, including Brook Lopez, don't necessarily have to go through a practice before returning to action.
Brook Lopez (ankle) will not play against the Raptors on Tuesday.
Brook Lopez (ankle) did not practice on Monday.
Brook Lopez (ankle) will sit out his fifth consecutive game on Sunday.
Brook Lopez (ankle) has been listed as "out" Friday's game against the Timberwolves.
Brook Lopez didn't practice on Thursday, but he "appeared to be moving well" and hasn't been ruled out for Friday's game.
Brook Lopez (ankle) will not play on Wednesday.
Brook Lopez (ankle) did not practice with the Nets on Tuesday, though he said that he feels "good enough to play."
Brook Lopez (ankle) has no timetable to return from his sprained ankle, according to coach Jason Kidd.