Andrei Kirilenko sidelined with injury

Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrei Kirilenko in action against Dallas Mavericks on November 12, 2012
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Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko is ruled out for three games with a back injury.

Brooklyn Nets star Andrei Kirilenko will not travel with his teammates for their three-game West Coast trip.

The Russian forward is suffering from back spasms that have bothered him since pre-season, according to CBS Sports.

As a result, he will miss games against the Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers.

Kirilenko is averaging 5.8 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1 assist in 13.3 minutes per game so far this season.

Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrei Kirilenko in action against Dallas Mavericks on November 12, 2012
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