NBA: Deron Williams Says the Nets Have Great Role Players But Need Top-Tier Guys to Win

In the weeks prior to the 2010-11 NBA season, it looked as if New Jersey Nets All-Star point guard Deron Williams would gain a partnering force in Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard. Now, two games into the season, Williams not only does not have Howard as a partner in crime in New Jersey, but he is also without injured star center Brook Lopez.  Read more after the jump. @Shay_Marie x @gametimegirl

NBA: Nets’ Brook Lopez Has Stress Fracture in Right Foot, Surgery Set For Friday

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl Nets center Brook Lopez fractured the fifth metatarsal in his right foot and will have surgery Friday — three days before New Jersey opens the 66-game regular season.

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