Brook Lopez RUMORS & NEWS

  • The Thunder Came Very Close to Drafting Brook Lopez Over Russell Westbrook in 2008

    Complex "If the Thunder didn’t have Russell Westbrook on their team right now, there’s a pretty good chance they wouldn’t be up 3-1 in the Western Conference Finals against the Warriors. Hell, if the Thunder didn’t have Russell Westbrook on their team right now, there’s a pretty good chance they wouldn’t..." May 25

  • Kenny Atkinson: Brook Lopez is "absolutely" a "building block" for Brooklyn Nets

    Nets Daily "In an interview with Chris Mannix of NBC Sports Friday, Kenny Atkinson lavished praise on his center, calling him "absolutely" a building block with the Nets going forward ... admitted there are areas, particularly on defense where he could be "a little better." Mannix noted that "Nets coaches..." May 21

  • Brook Lopez: I’m on same page with GM about Nets’ future

    New York Post "Brook Lopez’s first season since re-upping with the Nets hasn’t gone the way he or the team had hoped, shut down in the dying days of a 21-56 campaign. But Lopez has spoken with new general manager Sean Marks, and will do so again at more length. Lopez, 28, insisted he has no regrets about..." April 06

  • Nets' Brook Lopez: Shut down for rest of season

    CBS Sports "Lopez has been ruled out for the rest of the 2015-16 season, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports. Lopez isn't necessarily dealing with any specific injury, but with the Nets ruled out of the playoffs, they're not going to risk any further strain and they'll keep him sidelined for the team's final..." April 03

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    Tony Brown: scenario in which Brook Lopez & Thaddeus Young see minutes reduction or rest-related shutdown has been discussed

  • Brook Lopez has been so good, he’s altering Nets’ schemes

    New York Post "Despite the rise of small-ball and their own revved-up tempo, the Nets aren’t de-emphasizing Brook Lopez. Just the opposite. Interim coach Tony Brown likened Lopez to some of the great classic centers of the past. And since he has taken the reins, Brown has searched for ways to hide Lopez’s..." February 24

  • Nets looking at Raps as trade partner

    TSN "Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young could be on their way out of Brooklyn. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, the Nets are willing to deal both stars and Young could be moved in a trade to the Toronto Raptors. Isola reports a deal to send Young to the Raptors could send forward..." February 15

  • Mannix: Brooklyn Nets have "foot" protections on Brook Lopez contract

    Nets Daily "In an article on how the Wizards might construct a contract for the injury-prone Bradley Beal, Chris Mannix cites previously undisclosed protections in Brook Lopez's current deal protections that would limit the Nets liability if he had a recurrence of his foot injuries. Mannix writes of how..." January 30

  • Brook Lopez has no regrets about staying with Nets

    North Jersey "Brook Lopez had his chance to leave the Nets over the summer. He didn't take it. Lopez signed a three-year, $60 million deal to stay with the only team he's ever known. After playing through the tumultuous final years in New Jersey, he wanted to be a part of success when it comes to..." January 10

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