38 Facts About Brook Lopez


Brook Robert Lopez was born on April 1,1988 and is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association.


Brook Lopez played two years of college basketball for the Stanford Cardinal.


Brook Lopez played for the Nets for nine seasons and is the franchise's all-time leading scorer.


Brook Lopez was selected to play in his first NBA All-Star Game in 2013.


Brook Lopez was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2017 and signed with Milwaukee in 2018, winning an NBA championship in 2021.


Brook Lopez's twin brother Robin Lopez is an NBA player.


Brook Lopez was born in North Hollywood, a neighborhood in Los Angeles, to Deborah Ledford and his-estranged father, Heriberto Brook Lopez, a native of Cuba.

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Brook Lopez moved from North Hollywood to Oak Harbor, Washington, while in second grade to be closer to his older brother, Alex, who was playing basketball at the University of Washington.


Brook Lopez was an All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention and was named to the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team.


Brook Lopez averaged 12.6 points and 6.0 rebounds over the course of his freshman season.


Brook Lopez was named to the All-Pac-10 First Team and an All-American Third Team his sophomore season.


On March 31,2008, both Brook Lopez brothers declared for the 2008 NBA draft.


Brook Lopez was drafted by the New Jersey Nets 10th overall.


Brook Lopez began starting for the Nets after an injury took Josh Boone out of the line-up, and afterwards he started putting up solid numbers for the team.


Brook Lopez was selected to compete in the 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend Rookie Challenge.


Brook Lopez ranked 4th in the NBA in total blocks with 154 and 9th in blocks per game with 1.9, which was first among rookies.


Brook Lopez finished third in the NBA Rookie of the Year voting and was named to the All-Rookie first team.


Brook Lopez contributed in the win with 31 points and 14 rebounds.


Brook Lopez struggled to rebound the ball during the season and was criticized by head coach Avery Johnson because of his rebounding.


Brook Lopez got off to a hot start in 2012, scoring 27 points in the season opener against the Toronto Raptors.


Brook Lopez played all seven of the Nets playoff games, averaging 22.3 points and 7.4 rebounds.


On November 15,2013, Brook Lopez logged 27 points and 7 rebounds in an overtime win over the Phoenix Suns.


On December 7,2013, Brook Lopez had 32 points and 7 rebounds against the Milwaukee Bucks.


On December 20,2013, the Nets announced Brook Lopez was out for the remainder of the season with a foot injury he had suffered the night before against the Philadelphia 76ers.


On June 26,2015, Brook Lopez opted out of his contract with the Nets to become a free agent.

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On July 9,2015, Brook Lopez re-signed with the Nets to a three-year deal.


Brook Lopez finished the game with 3,127 career field goals made, a mark trailing only Buck Williams.


Brook Lopez moved past Richard Jefferson into third place on the Nets' career scoring list.


Brook Lopez hit four three-pointers during the game, matching his career total for three-pointers made; he made multiple three-pointers in a game for the first time in his career.


Brook Lopez became the Nets' franchise leader in blocked shots, passing George Johnson's 863 blocks.


Brook Lopez got the seven field goals he needed to pass Williams' team record of 3,981.


On June 22,2017, Brook Lopez was traded, along with the rights to Kyle Kuzma, to his hometown team the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov.


On July 17,2018, Brook Lopez signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.


Brook Lopez gained the nickname "Splash Mountain", a nod to the Splash Brothers, the prolific 3-point-shooting guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors and the Disney Parks ride of the same name.


Brook Lopez improved his free-throw shooting after joining the Bucks, quickly becoming one of the Bucks' most reliable free-throw shooters.


Brook Lopez signed a 4-year, $52 million contract extension with the Bucks following the 2019 season.


Brook Lopez made his return on March 14,2022, where he recorded 6 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, and 1 steal in a win against the Utah Jazz.


Brook Lopez is older than his twin brother, Robin, by one minute.