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Brook Lopez undergoes foot surgery

Updated: January 4, 2014, 7:02 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez underwent surgery Saturday morning to repair the fractured fifth metatarsal of his right foot, the team announced.

Lopez also had a second procedure, called a first metatarsal osteotomy, in which another bone was repositioned in his foot to "unload and protect the injured area."

Lopez will miss the rest of the season, but is expected to make a full recovery and be back on the court for offseason workouts.

"With this procedure, ...

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