Brook Lopez back in Nets lineup

Updated: November 29, 2013, 6:58 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will play in Friday night's game against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Power forward Kevin Garnett (rest) will not play.

Lopez will not play more than 24 minutes, Nets coach Jason Kidd told reporters in Houston.

Lopez has missed the last seven games due to a sprained left ankle injury, which he suffered Nov. 15 in Phoenix. The 25-year-old is averaging 20.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.8 blocks this season.

Meanwhile, point guard ...

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