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Injury report: Evans in, Lopez out

Brooklyn Nets power forward Reggie Evans will play Friday night against the Golden State Warriors, the team announced.

Evans, 32, had missed Tuesday night’s loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder after coming down with the flu.

In 16 games for the Nets, Evans has averaged 8.4 rebounds in just 19.6 minutes.

Meanwhile, as previously reported, center Brook Lopez will miss his fourth consecutive game to a mild right foot sprain.

Nets coach Avery Johnson had said Thursday the plan was for Lopez to participate in Friday’s morning shootaround, but the 24-year-old center did not, instead receiving treatment from trainer Tim Walsh.

Johnson told reporters that Lopez did not suffer a setback, and will get up some shots later in the day. The Nets will then see how he feels and figure out if he’s able to practice Saturday.

Johnson said Thursday that Lopez will not be cleared to play in a game until he gets through a full non-contact practice and is able to recover from it.

The Nets continue to take a conservative approach with Lopez, but are hopeful that he may be able to play Sunday night against the Milwaukee Bucks at the earliest.