43 Facts About Brook Lopez

1. Brook Lopez became the team's all-time leader in blocked shots with 863, passing George Johnson's record, and the second player in Net's history to score 10.000 points with the team.

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2. Brook Lopez played his first NBA game in October 2008, helping the team win.

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3. Brook Lopez was raised by his mother Deborah Ledford who worked as a high school Mathematics teacher.

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4. Brook Lopez was ranked among the top 100 World's Highest-Paid Athletes of 2018 by Forbes magazine, having amassed as much as $23.1 million in the period under review.

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5. Brook Lopez declared for the NBA Draft in March 2008, giving up his final 2 years of collegiate eligibility.

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6. Brook Lopez drives to the basket, gets air and throws down the emphatic one-handed jam.

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7. Brook Lopez rejecting DeAndre Jordan at the rim turns into Giannis Antetokounmpo finishing in traffic on the other end.

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8. Brook Lopez drives past Bismack Biyombo and rises up for the rim, throwing down a big one-handed slam on Marvin Williams.

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9. Brook Lopez picks up the dish from Tony Snell and slams it home, but then receives a technical for hanging on the rim.

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10. Brook Lopez is one of the best three-point shooters in our league.

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11. Brook Lopez started taking 3s two years ago at the urging of Kenny Atkinson in Brooklyn.

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12. Brook Lopez became the second player in Nets history to score 10,000 points—his 10,014 points seeing him sit behind only Buck Williams on the franchise list.

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

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

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

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

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17. 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.

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

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19. Brook Lopez was selected 10th overall by the Nets in the 2008 NBA draft, after playing two years of college basketball for the Stanford Cardinal.

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20. Brook Lopez unleashed a barrage of deep-range artillery on a very good Denver Nuggets team, leading all scorers with 28 points after going 8-of-13 from three during Sunday's rousing win.

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21. Brook Lopez bakes for season-high 28 points, 8 treys as Bucks roast Nuggets.

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22. Brook Lopez is making way more three-pointers than any 7-footer ever.

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23. Brook Lopez hit half of his 12 shots—all came from deep.

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24. On this sequence, Brook Lopez connected on two of his four threes in the half, but Mike Scott was able to answer on the ensuing trips down the floor.

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25. Brook Lopez had 16 points and Antetokounmpo 13 for Milwaukee.

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26. Brook Lopez scores 22 points with six treys in loss.

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27. In the little time that Brook Lopez played he averaged 19.2 points and a career low in rebounds with 3.6.

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28. 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.

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

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

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

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

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33. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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39. In his first game Brook Lopez came off the bench and had 8 points 8 rebounds and 2 blocks in 25 minutes.

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

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

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

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43. Brook Lopez forgets to contribute as Bucks lose to Celtics.

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