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Nets rookie MarShon Books out with broken little toe

Jan 31, 2012, 10:32 AM EDT

MarShon Brooks, Shannon Brown

MarShon Brooks turned some heads during the NBA draft combine with his athleticism and smooth game, and the Providence guard has been able to translate to the NBA. He’s getting a lot of run on a struggling Nets team, scoring 14.8 points per game and he’s making the most of his chance.

Or was.

He missed Monday night’s game and will be out a while with a broken little toe on his right foot. There is no timeline yet for his return.

Brooks had missed the previous three games with an Achilles injury. The Nets were not saying how this injury occurred.

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