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Robert Brook Lopez, born on 1st April 1988 in North Hollywood, CA, is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Club Milwaukee Bucks, National Basketball Association. Robert plays in the center position and was a member of the 2013 NBA All-Star Game.
Robert is the twin brother of Robin Lopez, who plays for the Chicago Bulls. He played for two seasons along with his twin brother with the Cardinals of Stanford University. In his first season, he averaged 12.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks, which earned him to be included in the best rookie quintet of the Pacific Ten Conference.
In his second season, he led his team in points (19.3 per game), and rebounds. On 1st March 2008, both he and his brother announced their intention to appear at the NBA Draft.
In the year 2008, he was selected by the NBA Draft in the first round under the common 10th number by the New Jersey Nets team, a team for which he signed a contract for two seasons, with an option to two others, for 1.7 and 1.8 million dollars respectively.
In his first season in the league, he played the Rookie Challenge and was included in the best rookie quintet after averaging 13 points, 8.1 rebounds and 1.9 blocks, playing the 82 regular league games. He finished third in the Rookie of the Year vote.
In 2013, he was selected for his first NBA All-Star Game. On June 26, 2015, he chose to become a free agent so that he was able to sign where he wanted. On 1st July 2015, he signed the contract with the Nets for $60 million for 3 years.
On June 22, 2017, after 9 seasons at the Nets, he was exchanged with the 27th election, Kyle Kuzma at the Los Angeles Lakers for D'Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov. With the Lakers, he played 72 matches in the regular season, gaining 13.0 points in 23.4 minutes.
In July 2018, he signed a one-year, $3.3 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks. He made his debut for the Bucks on October 17, 2018, with 14 points in a winning match against Charlotte Hornets. On November 11, 2018, he threw a record three-point career in a match against Denver Nuggets.
On July 8, 2018, he joined the Milwaukee Bucks with which he signed a $3.4 million year contract. With the Bucks, he finished the season at the first position of the Eastern conference and participated in the 2019 NBA playoffs.
After eliminating the Detroit Pistons in the first round and the Boston Celtics in the second round, the Bucks faced the Toronto Raptors in the conference final. In the first match, Lopez made his best playoff game with 29 points at 12/21 (including 4/11 at three points), 11 rebounds and 4 blocks and allowed his team to win the match.
- Selected in the NBA All-Star Game 2013 (to replace injured Rajon Rondo ).
- NBA All-Rookie Team in 2009.
- Third-team All-American - AP, NABC (2008)
- First-team All-Pac-10 (2008)
- McDonald's All-American (2006)
- Third-team Parade All-American (2006)
- Top scorers in franchise history for New Jersey Nets / Brooklyn Nets with 10,444 points, ahead of Buck Williams 10,440 points
Lopez has three brothers: Chris, Alex, and Robin. Alex has played basketball at university for Washington and Santa Clara and as a professional in Japan, New Zealand, and Spain. From July 2019, his twin brother Robin joined him at the Milwaukee Bucks and together they formed the team's pivotal duo.
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