Troy Murphy may miss season opener

Updated: October 9, 2010, 5:46 PM ET
Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey Nets power forward Troy Murphy may miss the season opener because of a lower back injury.

Nets coach Avery Johnson said Saturday that Murphy had a "bad disk" and would be sidelined indefinitely. He does not think Murphy will require surgery.

Murphy will not accompany the Nets on their upcoming trip to Russia and China. He will be reevaluated when the team returns.

Johnson hopes Murphy might be able to practice in the week leading up to the opener against ...

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