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Brook Lopez

28-Year-Old    C    Brooklyn Nets

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

20.6

REB

7.8

AST

2.0

STL

0.8

BLK

1.7

2016-17 NBA Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Lopez has been the lone, steady constant through what's already been a difficult rebuilding stretch for the Nets organization. One of only two players who was on the roster two years ago (Bojan Bogdanovic is the other), Lopez is coming off of arguably his best all-around sea...

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HT: 7' 0"   WT: 275 lbs   DOB: 4/1/1988  College: Stanford   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #10 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Brook Lopez Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $63.49 million contract extension with the Nets in July 2015.

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Lopez (rest) has been ruled out for the Nets' final six games of the season, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Brook Lopez NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 20 82 30.5 13.0 8.1 1.0 0.5 1.8 0.0 53.1 79.3 1.8 2.7 5.4 0.0 0.0 5.5 10.3 2.1 2.6
2009-10 21 82 36.9 18.8 8.6 2.3 0.7 1.7 0.0 49.9 81.7 2.5 3.3 5.4 0.0 0.0 6.9 13.8 5.1 6.2
2010-11 22 NJ 82 35.2 20.4 6.0 1.6 0.6 1.5 0.0 49.2 78.7 2.1 2.4 3.5 0.0 0.0 7.9 16.0 4.7 6.0
2011-12 23 NJ 5 27.2 19.2 3.6 1.2 0.2 0.8 0.0 49.4 62.5 1.2 1.6 2.0 0.0 0.0 7.6 15.4 4.0 6.4
2012-13 24 BKN 74 30.4 19.4 6.9 0.9 0.4 2.1 0.0 52.1 75.8 1.8 2.8 4.1 0.0 0.0 7.7 14.8 4.0 5.3
2013-14 25 BKN 17 31.4 20.7 6.0 0.9 0.5 1.8 0.0 56.3 81.7 1.6 2.3 3.7 0.1 0.0 7.6 13.5 5.5 6.8
2014-15 26 BKN 72 29.2 17.2 7.4 0.7 0.6 1.8 0.0 51.3 81.4 1.4 3.0 4.5 0.1 10.0 7.0 13.7 3.1 3.8
2015-16 27 BKN 73 33.7 20.6 7.8 2.0 0.8 1.7 0.0 51.1 78.7 2.4 2.8 5.1 0.2 14.3 8.1 15.8 4.3 5.5
2016-17 Projections 28 BKN 74 32.9 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Brook Lopez

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Brook Lopez
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 13 TOR Did Not Play
Apr 11 WAS Did Not Play
Apr 10 @IND Did Not Play
Apr 8 @CHA Did Not Play
Apr 6 @WAS Did Not Play
Apr 3 NOP Did Not Play
Apr 1 @NYK 30 16 8 4 0 1 2 7 20 2 2 0 1 3 5 1
Mar 31 @CLE Did Not Play
Mar 29 @ORL 15 5 3 1 0 0 4 2 7 1 2 0 0 2 1 2
Mar 28 @MIA 35 26 4 0 0 1 4 12 20 2 2 0 1 3 1 1
Mar 26 IND 38 23 9 4 2 0 4 7 16 9 13 0 0 1 8 3
Mar 24 CLE 32 22 7 5 1 0 1 8 15 6 8 0 0 2 5 4
Mar 22 CHA 39 29 9 6 0 0 3 11 19 7 7 0 1 4 5 4
Mar 19 @DET Did Not Play
Mar 17 @CHI 31 9 3 2 0 0 1 4 8 1 1 0 0 1 2 2
Mar 15 PHI 37 18 10 4 1 0 2 7 17 3 4 1 1 5 5 3
Mar 13 MIL 35 20 3 2 0 2 3 8 12 4 4 0 0 1 2 2
Mar 11 @PHI 34 24 7 1 0 3 1 10 17 4 5 0 1 3 4 0
Mar 8 @TOR 35 35 5 3 1 7 5 13 17 9 9 0 0 1 4 3
Mar 5 @MIN Did Not Play
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Mar 4 @DEN 38 20 4 5 2 0 3 6 13 8 10 0 0 2 2 4
Mar 1 @LAL 33 23 7 4 0 1 2 9 18 5 8 0 1 2 5 6
Feb 29 @LAC 34 25 10 4 1 2 3 9 17 7 8 0 0 5 5 2
Feb 27 @UTA 34 19 6 2 1 1 4 8 16 3 4 0 0 1 5 3
Feb 25 @PHO 30 12 6 2 1 1 2 4 10 4 6 0 0 1 5 5
Feb 23 @POR 40 36 10 1 4 1 3 16 24 4 5 0 0 5 5 4
Feb 21 CHA 32 16 10 6 2 2 2 7 12 1 2 1 1 4 6 3
Feb 19 NYK 37 33 8 2 1 4 2 13 23 7 8 0 0 2 6 4
Feb 10 MEM 30 20 4 4 2 0 5 8 14 4 4 0 0 1 3 0
Feb 8 DEN 31 16 4 0 0 1 3 6 11 4 6 0 0 2 2 2
Feb 6 @PHI 34 17 5 0 0 1 2 5 11 7 7 0 0 3 2 3
Feb 5 SAC 41 26 12 3 0 1 3 11 21 4 4 0 0 7 5 3
Feb 3 IND 38 21 7 3 1 1 3 6 12 9 14 0 1 3 4 3
Feb 1 DET 36 27 5 2 1 2 0 13 19 1 1 0 1 1 4 2
Jan 30 @NOP 37 33 10 1 3 4 1 13 23 7 12 0 0 1 9 3
Jan 29 @DAL 37 28 12 3 2 2 2 10 21 8 11 0 0 4 8 4
Jan 26 MIA 31 13 10 1 0 1 3 5 9 3 4 0 0 1 9 2
Jan 24 OKC 32 31 10 2 0 3 1 11 19 9 10 0 0 5 5 4
Jan 22 UTA 19 8 3 0 2 0 3 4 8 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Jan 20 CLE 33 16 10 1 0 1 2 8 15 0 1 0 0 3 7 2
Jan 18 @TOR 38 29 10 3 1 2 1 13 22 3 5 0 0 2 8 2
Jan 16 @ATL 32 10 3 1 0 0 2 4 10 2 3 0 0 1 2 2
Jan 15 POR 28 25 7 1 0 1 2 9 17 7 10 0 0 3 4 1
Jan 13 NYK 30 20 8 5 2 1 0 8 13 4 6 0 0 1 7 3
Jan 11 SAS 32 18 5 2 0 2 1 8 17 2 2 0 0 1 4 3
Jan 9 @DET 30 19 7 1 0 3 3 8 11 3 3 0 0 1 6 4
Jan 8 ORL 35 17 8 0 1 1 3 6 15 5 8 0 0 3 5 0
Jan 6 TOR 40 24 13 1 1 3 3 11 21 2 5 0 0 5 8 2
Jan 4 BOS 37 19 5 1 0 1 3 6 14 7 7 0 0 0 5 4
Jan 2 @BOS 38 30 13 2 1 1 4 11 24 8 8 0 0 5 8 4
Dec 30 @ORL 39 24 15 2 3 5 2 7 18 10 12 0 1 6 9 3
Dec 28 @MIA 35 26 12 0 2 1 2 10 24 6 7 0 0 5 7 4
Dec 26 WAS 30 19 11 3 0 2 1 9 16 1 3 0 0 6 5 3
Dec 23 DAL 35 13 6 2 1 2 0 6 15 1 3 0 0 2 4 3
Dec 21 @CHI 35 21 12 2 2 3 3 8 18 5 6 0 0 3 9 3
Dec 20 MIN 40 20 12 5 1 2 4 8 11 4 5 0 1 2 10 3
Dec 18 @IND 33 18 5 1 0 1 2 7 15 4 4 0 0 2 3 5
Dec 16 MIA 28 25 6 0 0 0 0 12 16 1 2 0 0 3 3 4
Dec 14 ORL 32 11 6 0 0 0 1 4 15 3 4 0 0 2 4 2
Dec 12 LAC 32 14 12 0 1 1 5 5 11 4 4 0 0 8 4 2
Dec 10 PHI 19 7 7 1 0 1 5 2 3 3 5 0 0 2 5 5
Dec 8 HOU 39 24 8 0 1 5 6 9 14 6 6 0 0 4 4 3
Dec 6 GSW 28 18 8 3 1 1 3 7 14 4 4 0 0 3 5 3
Dec 4 @NYK 35 21 4 1 1 2 2 8 20 5 5 0 0 2 2 3
Dec 1 PHO 37 23 6 2 0 1 2 10 20 3 5 0 0 1 5 3
Nov 29 DET 36 15 9 5 4 6 3 6 18 3 5 0 0 2 7 6
Nov 28 @CLE 38 22 9 2 1 2 2 10 15 2 5 0 0 1 8 5
Nov 25 @OKC 34 26 8 2 2 2 3 11 23 4 4 0 0 6 2 3
Nov 22 BOS 35 23 10 0 1 0 2 10 20 3 4 0 0 5 5 3
Nov 20 @BOS 27 14 7 2 0 0 2 5 9 4 4 0 0 3 4 1
Nov 18 @CHA 35 23 5 3 0 2 1 8 19 7 8 0 0 2 3 5
Nov 17 ATL 35 24 10 1 1 3 1 11 21 2 4 0 0 2 8 3
Nov 14 @GSW 42 18 9 1 1 3 1 8 21 2 2 0 1 4 5 3
Nov 13 @SAC 36 17 10 1 0 4 3 5 15 7 8 0 0 4 6 5
Nov 11 @HOU 35 14 12 0 1 5 1 6 17 2 3 0 0 5 7 1
Nov 7 @MIL 29 20 4 1 0 2 4 9 17 2 2 0 0 1 3 2
Nov 6 LAL 39 23 10 1 0 4 2 8 19 7 7 0 1 4 6 3
Nov 4 @ATL 36 27 11 3 0 1 2 11 16 5 7 0 0 5 6 1
Nov 2 MIL 34 18 9 1 0 2 4 6 10 6 7 0 1 1 8 5
Oct 31 @MEM 28 12 10 0 0 1 0 4 11 4 6 0 0 2 8 3
Oct 30 @SAS 32 17 3 4 0 1 2 6 11 5 6 0 0 0 3 3
Oct 28 CHI 33 26 7 2 0 1 3 10 17 6 7 0 0 4 3 2

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True Shooting Percentage

56.2%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Brook Lopez had a true shooting percentage of 56.2%.

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Brook Lopez NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 20 82 36.0 15.4 9.6 1.2 0.6 2.2 0.0 53.1 79.3 2.1 3.2 6.3 0.0 0.0 6.4 12.1 2.5 3.1
2009-10 21 82 36.0 18.3 8.4 2.2 0.7 1.7 0.0 49.9 81.7 2.4 3.2 5.2 0.0 0.0 6.7 13.4 4.9 6.1
2010-11 22 NJ 82 36.0 20.8 6.1 1.6 0.6 1.5 0.0 49.2 78.7 2.2 2.5 3.6 0.0 0.0 8.0 16.3 4.8 6.1
2011-12 23 NJ 5 36.0 25.4 4.8 1.6 0.3 1.1 0.0 49.4 62.5 1.6 2.1 2.6 0.0 0.0 10.1 20.4 5.3 8.5
2012-13 24 BKN 74 36.0 23.0 8.2 1.1 0.5 2.5 0.0 52.1 75.8 2.1 3.3 4.9 0.0 0.0 9.1 17.5 4.7 6.3
2013-14 25 BKN 17 36.0 23.8 6.9 1.1 0.6 2.0 0.0 56.3 81.7 1.9 2.6 4.3 0.1 0.0 8.7 15.5 6.3 7.8
2014-15 26 BKN 72 36.0 21.2 9.2 0.9 0.7 2.2 0.0 51.3 81.4 1.8 3.7 5.5 0.2 10.0 8.7 16.9 3.8 4.7
2015-16 27 BKN 73 36.0 22.0 8.4 2.1 0.8 1.8 0.0 51.1 78.7 2.6 3.0 5.4 0.2 14.3 8.7 17.0 4.6 5.9
2016-17 Projections 28 BKN 74 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Brook Lopez

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Brook Lopez NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2008-09 20 82 2502 1068 665 86 44 151 0 53.1 79.3 147 225 440 2 0.0 448 844 172 217
2009-10 21 82 3026 1542 709 187 55 139 0 49.9 81.7 204 270 439 2 0.0 563 1129 416 509
2010-11 22 NJ 82 2889 1673 488 129 47 120 0 49.2 78.7 176 197 291 1 0.0 644 1309 385 489
2011-12 23 NJ 5 136 96 18 6 1 4 0 49.4 62.5 6 8 10 0 0.0 38 77 20 32
2012-13 24 BKN 74 2253 1437 512 70 33 154 0 52.1 75.8 131 208 304 1 0.0 570 1094 297 392
2013-14 25 BKN 17 533 352 102 16 9 30 0 56.3 81.7 28 39 63 1 0.0 129 229 94 115
2014-15 26 BKN 72 2100 1236 535 50 43 126 1 51.3 81.4 104 214 321 10 10.0 506 987 223 274
2015-16 27 BKN 73 2457 1501 573 146 58 124 2 51.1 78.7 175 204 369 14 14.3 591 1157 317 403
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Brook Lopez NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2008-09 20 82 30.5 56.8 53.1 7.3 12.5 0.6 17.4
2009-10 21 82 36.9 57.0 49.9 10.7 11.7 0.9 21.6
2010-11 22 NJ 82 35.2 54.9 49.2 7.1 9.6 0.7 18.4
2011-12 23 NJ 5 27.2 52.7 49.4 5.8 5.8 1.0 13.6
2012-13 24 BKN 74 30.4 56.7 52.1 4.8 8.9 0.5 19.7
2013-14 25 BKN 17 31.4 62.9 56.3 4.9 8.7 0.6 21.2
2014-15 26 BKN 72 29.2 55.8 51.3 4.0 8.2 0.5 18.8
2015-16 27 BKN 73 33.7 56.2 51.2 8.8 10.6 0.8 21.6
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Brook Lopez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lopez totaled 16 points (7-20 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), eight rebounds, four assists, and one block in 30 minutes during the Nets' 105-91 loss to the Knicks on Friday.

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Lopez will rest during Thursday's game against the Cavaliers, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Lopez scored a team-high 26 points (12-20 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT) with just four rebounds and a block during 35 minutes in Monday's 110-99 loss to the Heat.

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Lopez scored 23 points (7-16 FG, 9-13 FT) while adding nine rebounds, four assists, and two steals in 38 minutes during Saturday's win over the Pacers.

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Lopez scored 22 points (8-15 FG, 6-8 FT) to go with seven rebounds, five assists, and a steal over 32 minutes in a 104-95 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday.

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Lopez (illness) returned to the lineup with 29 points (11-19 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 7-7 FT), nine rebounds, and six assists during 39 minutes in Tuesday's 105-100 loss to the Hornets.

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Lopez (illness) was able to practice Monday, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Lopez was a late scratch from Saturday's game against the Pistons due to an illness, David Mayo of MLive.com reports.

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Lopez scored a game-high 35 points (13-17 FG, 9-9 FT) to go with a season-high seven blocks, five rebounds, and three assists over 35 minutes in Tuesday's 104-99 loss to the Raptors.

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Lopez (rest) will play in Tuesday's game against the Raptors, Mike Mazzeo of ESPN.com reports.

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Lopez (rest) is a healthy scratch for Saturday's game against Timberwolves, the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Jerry Zgoda reports.

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Lopez tallied 20 points (6-13 FG, 8-10 FT), five assists, four rebounds, and two steals over 38 minutes in Friday's 121-120 overtime victory over the Nuggets.

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2015-16

Lopez agreed to a three-year, $60 million with the Nets this offseason. He'll continue to plug up the paint on defense and work everywhere within the arc again this season. While Lopez has the distinction of being a scary player to draft because of his potential injury risk, there's reason to be optimistic about his health and production going forward. Other than the two seasons that Lopez was sidelined due to foot surgery, he's been relatively durable. He played in all 82 games in his first three seasons in the league, and in his other two non-injury seasons, he played in 74 and 72 games. Missing 8-10 games isn't ideal, but the fact that Lopez has played, essentially, two healthy seasons following the repair of his broken feet is promising in some respects. He played in 72 games last season but only started 44 of them. In those 44 starts, Lopez averaged 18.7 points, 7.8 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 0.7 steals, and 1.8 blocks in 32 minutes per game while shooting 54 percent from the field and 80 percent from the line. If he's healthy, Lopez could end up being a good value in drafts this season.

2014-15

For the second time in three years, Lopez's season was cut short by an injury. Seventeen games into the 2013-14 campaign, he went down with broken foot that cost him the remainder of the season. Just two years prior, Lopez suffered a stress fracture and missed 77 games. While the 26-year-old's durability is a huge concern at this point, he's been among the league's most productive big men when healthy. Prior to the injury last season, Lopez was averaging 20.7 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 1.8 blocks per game while shooting 56 percent from the field and a career-best 82 percent at the free-throw line. While his rebounding numbers have been the subject of scrutiny throughout his career, Lopez's efficiency on the offensive end compensates for the deficit. He's arguably the top offensive center in the league and is one of only a handful of players with a complete low-post, back-to-the-basket game. Again, health will be the factor that dictates his value, but if Lopez can avoid another devastating injury, he'll be one of the most productive fantasy centers in nearly any format.

2013-14

After losing nearly the entire 2011-12 season to injury, there were plenty of question marks surrounding Lopez heading into last season. Not only was Lopez able to return and stay healthy last year, but he was able to revert back to his pre-injury productive ways. Lopez re-established himself as the Nets' primary option in the post, pouring in 19.4 points per game while shooting a very efficient 52 from the field and 76 percent from the free-throw line. He also showed improvements on the defensive end of the court, blocking a career-high 2.1 shots per tilt. While his rebounding didn't return to the levels we saw in his first two seasons, Lopez was able to post respectable numbers on the glass by pulling down 6.9 boards each night. One note of concern, though, is that Lopez needed a screw replaced in his surgically repaired foot this offseason. Early indication is he'll be ready for the start of the season, but prospective owners should double-check his status before draft day. He's one of the most gifted offensive big men in the game, and the Nets figure to use him as the primary option on the block again this season. As long as his foot injury doesn't resurface during the season, Lopez will be a solid source of all-around production.

2012-13

The 2011-12 season was lost for Lopez, who suffered a stress fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his right foot during preseason play. He came back briefly from the injury in February, appearing in five games before suffering an ankle injury that led to him being shut down for the remainder of the season. In his five-game stint, Lopez showed some of the offensive promise weíve seen from him in the past, including a 38-point outburst against the Mavericks on Feb. 28. He ended his brief campaign with averages of 19.2 points, 3.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.8 blocks in 27 minutes per game. Itís difficult to take much away from five games, but it is troublesome that Lopezís rebounding dropped from an already pedestrian 6.0 in 2010-11 to 3.6 boards per night. All signs point to Lopez being healthy for the start of the season, which would be a huge first step in his progress back toward helping out fantasy squads. The Nets overhauled their roster this offseason, including the trade for Joe Johnson, so itíll be interesting to see where Lopez fits in the pecking order for touches on offense. That said, the team did commit $61-million to Lopez this summer, and Brooklyn doesnít have much depth in the frontcourt, which should lead to plenty of opportunities in the low post for the Stanford product.

2011-12

Lopez continued to show signs that heís developing into one of the best low-post presences in the league during the 2010-11 season. He finished his third year with a career-high 20.4 scoring average while hitting 49.2 percent of his shots from the floor and 78.7 from the charity stripe. He also remained productive on the defensive side of the ball, swatting 1.5 shots per game. But Lopez regressed in rebounding. After averaging 8.1 or more boards in each of his first two seasons, Lopez only pulled down 6.0 rebounds per night last year, which is inexcusable for a seven-footer with his skills. Lopez underwent offseason surgery to remove a calcium deposit in his right upper arm, but heís expected to be back to full strength this season. He hasnít missed a game throughout his professional career, and this injury isnít expected to linger, so owners shouldnít be too worried about Lopezís health going forward. With Deron Williams now running the show in New Jersey, Lopez has one of the better floor generals in the league. Assuming Nets coach Avery Johnson can solve the mystery of Lopezís vanishing rebounding skills, and with Williams helping push the young big man to another level offensively, Lopez should continue maturing into an All-Star-caliber pivot.

2010-11

Lopez followed up his impressive rookie campaign with an even better sophomore season last year, and he enters 2010-11 as a truly elite fantasy player. He averaged the most points per game (18.8) among all centers in the NBA, and it's hard to fault any part of his game. For someone 7-0, 265, he could improve on the boards (he averaged 8.7 rpg last season), but he's a decent passer, blocks shots, and only Dwight Howard and Nene Hilario averaged more steals per game among centers than Lopez (0.7 spg) last year. The big key to Lopez's fantasy value is his excellent free throw shooting, as he shot 81.7 percent from the line last season while attempting 6.2 freebies per game. It's an area where almost all other bigs in the NBA struggle mightily, so this is a huge advantage. At age 22, Lopez will continue to get better, and he's yet to miss a single game so far since joining the NBA. He'll enter 2010-11 as quite possibly the most important player on the Nets' roster.

2009-10

Lopez entered his rookie campaign with little fantasy hype, but ended up the highest-ranking freshman. The seven-footer played all 82 games for the Nets, starting at center for 75 of those contests. He led all rookies in blocks (1.8) and field-goal percentage (53.1) while finishing second in rebounds (8.1) and sixth in points (13.0). He also shot 79.3 percent from the free throw line, a rarity from a seven-foot rookie. The Nets are in full-fledged rebuilding mode, shipping Vince Carter out of town in the offseason and leaving the duo of Lopez and point guard Devin Harris as the two centerpieces of the franchise. Last season, Lopez only attempted 10.3 field goals per game while the Nets ran few post-up sets. While Harris will continue to run the show, Lopez will camp out on the block, and as the Netsí only legitimate scorer in the post, he should hear his number called more often. While possessing several polished post moves, Lopez still lacks a go-to move and often relies on a jump hook that is unrefined. But at 21, heís young and will continue to develop his offensive repertoire. And even if his offensive game develops slowly, Lopez will continue to rebound, post solid percentages and block shots at a clip that places him in the upper-echelon of centers.

2008-09

Lopez has a very nice drop-step from the right block as he showed in the NCAA tournament, but he is very awkward when defenses try to take away that move. He struggles with connecting counter-moves, but he can step out and hit the 8 to 10-foot jumper as well. He has a strong base and a great frame to build on, but he has clumsy hands and many times allows rebounds to slip through his fingers. He's not an active defender and doesn't rebound very well outside his area. Boone is a much more rugged player and should limit Lopez's minutes against bigger front lines.

2007-08

Lopez has a very nice drop-step from the right block as he showed in the NCAA tournament, but he is very awkward when defenses try to take away that move. He struggles with connecting counter-moves, but he can step out and hit the 8 to 10-foot jumper as well. He has a strong base and a great frame to build on, but he has clumsy hands and many times allows rebounds to slip through his fingers. He's not an active defender and doesn't rebound very well outside his area. Boone is a much more rugged player and should limit Lopez's minutes against bigger front lines.