Brook Lopez is out tomorrow.

The Nets' starting center won't be able to attempt a full practice until the scheduled one Saturday, and even then, his status against Milwaukee will depend on a clean recovery by Sunday's shootaround.

Coach Avery Johnson explained the team's outlook in a Thursday conference call: "The one thing you don't want to do is put him out there too soon, and then maybe he over-compensates in another area because he's still not confident in the foot."