Brook Lopez wiki, bio, age, stats, trade, contract, salary
Brook Lopez is an American professional basketball player for Brooklyn Nets of National basketball Association who is also the twin brother of the fellow NBA player Robin Lopez. Brook was selected the 10th overall by Nets in 2008 NBA draft after playing a couple of years for the Stanford in Pacific-10 Conference of NCAA. In the year 2013, he was selected for playing in his first NBA All-Star Game. He is the native of North Hollywood, California, United States. He came into this world on 1st April of the year 988 which has now made him reach at the age of 27. He is a very tall guy with the towering height of seven feet that is .13 m. his weight has been listed as 275 lbs that is 125 kg.
Brook is the son of Deborah Ledford and his now estranged father Heriberto Lopez. While he was in his second grade, he moved to Oak Harbor, Washington from Hollywood to be near with his elder brother Alex who was playing the basketball at University of Washington at that time. After a year, he moved to his current hometown of Fresno, California where he went to get his education from the San Joaquin Memorial high School. While he was there, he played basketball along with his twin brother Robin Lopez and Quincy Pondexter, a fellow NBA player. Both of the team mates played along with Lopez on their successful AAU Team , The Elite Basketball Organization along with Derrick Jasper and Tre’Von Willis who are both of UNLV.
In early 2005, he then committed to the Stanford University with his twin brother. His first season there was at 2006-07 basketball season. He was also honored as the All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention while also being named to All-Pac-10 Freshman Team. He was drafted by New Jersey Nets 10th overall. He then played in the first NBA game on 29th October of 2008 in the 95-85 Nets win. In addition to that, he was also selected for competing in 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend Rookie Challenge. For the rookie season, he averaged 13.0 points, 8.1 Rebounds as well as 1.9 blocks per game playing in all the 82 games of regular seasons. He then finished third in NBA Rookie of The Year voting as well as he was also named as the All-Rookie First Team. Additionally, he was selected as the NBA Rookie of The Month twice in months of January and February.
On 6th June of the year 2015, he opted out of the contract with Nets for becoming a free agent. Again after a month, he re-signed with the Nets to three years deal. The same year, on 8th December, in a win over Houston Rockets, Brook became sixth player who made 400 starts for Nets franchise following Buck Williams, Jason Kidd, Kerry Kittles, Richard Jefferson, and Jason Collins. He is very hard working and he has got the estimated net worth of $14 million. Besides that, for more info about his stats, contract, trade as well as salary, it can be accessed from various sources and he can also get connected in twitter and Instagram.