EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Brook Lopez is much more to the Los Angeles Lakers than a big man with a big salary.
Growing up, Brook Lopez often had trouble getting into the paint. “I had two older brothers so I couldn’t really drive into the paint at all or they would just block my shot — they weren’t very nice older brothers,” Lopez said. “I had to learn how to score other ways and one of those ways was shooting...
EL SEGUNDO – As he clutched the Lakers jersey in front of him, Brook Lopez conveyed the kind of enthusiasm usually reserved for rookies instead of nine-year NBA veterans. Lopez remarked to Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka that it was a “dream” to wear a purple and gold uniform. He had grown up in North […]
Brook Lopez even joked about the time Larry Nance Jr. dunked on him.
Lakers traded Russell to the Nets along with Timofey Mozgov in exchange for Brook Lopez and a first-round pick
The Los Angeles Lakers have acquired center Brook Lopez and forward Kyle Kuzma from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for center Timofey Mozgov and guard D’Angelo Russell, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Lopez appeared in 75 games (all starts) for Brooklyn in 2016-17, averaging 20.5 points, 5.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.7 [...]
BROOKLYN (June 22, 2017) – The Brooklyn Nets have acquired D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov from the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Brook Lopez and the rights to Kyle Kuzma, the 27th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Some real talk from Brooklyn Nets forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson... who admits he's pretty bummed out the team traded away his good friend, Brook Lopez. On the other hand, Rondae says he's pretty excited for the guys taking his pl...
Magic Johnson is working his magic once more for the Purple and Gold. In one fell swoop, the Los Angeles Lakers got rid of a dreadful contract and an awful attitude while getting a solid big man, who happens to have an expiring contact,...Show More Summary
Jeremy Lin will have new teammates next season after the Brooklyn Nets acquired D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov from the Los Angeles Lakers. The Nets traded away All-Star center Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft. Show More Summary
Russell gets a fresh new start in Brooklyn. D’Angelo Russell was traded by the Los Angeles Lakers along with Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Brook Lopez and the No. 27 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. For the Lakers, this trade was about clearing cap space in pursuit of Paul George. Show More Summary
Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez are on the move, Dwyane Wade and Pau Gasol seem to be staying put
The Nets would also send the 27th pick in Thursday night’s N.B.A. draft to Los Angeles in return for the 21-year-old point guard and Timofey Mozgov.
The Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets have agreed to a deal that will send point guard D’Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets for center Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. The Lakers also dealt center Timofey Mozgov to the Nets as well. Show More Summary
The Lakers are sending former No. 2 overall pick D'Angelo Russell to Brooklyn.
The Los Angeles Lakers are all in and swinging for the fences. On Tuesday, the news came down that the Lakers traded away star guard D’Angelo Russell and Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez. Lakers are trading Tim Mozgov and D’Angelo Russell to Nets for Brook Lopez and 27th pick Thursday, sources say. […]
Three sources with knowledge of the deal say the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell and high-priced center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for big man Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in the draft Thursday.
The Lakers traded third-year guard D’Angelo Russell and veteran center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for center Brook Lopez and the 27th pick for Thursday’s NBA draft, according to the Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski?. The Lakers secured significant salary cap relief by trading Mozgov, who had three years remaining on his $48 million contract. His […]
The Nets are set to trade Brook Lopez and the 27th pick of this year’s NBA Draft to the Lakers.
The Lakers will also receive the No. 27 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft