Brook Lopez Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation Surrounding Nets C

January 7th, 2017 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »

Brook Lopez has seemingly been on the trade block since signing his latest contract in 2015, though at least now it appears the Brooklyn Nets have set a price for teams to bid on the veteran center. 

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Nets Set High Price for Lopez Saturday, Jan. 7 According to's Marc Stein, the Nets are seeking two first-round draft picks for Lopez.   

Lopez's stats have dipped slightly this season. He's averaging 19.9 points and just 5.2 rebounds per game, but he is making up for that with a career-high 2.6 assists per game. 

The 28-year-old has also added range to his game, shooting 36.1 percent from the three-point line. He once seemed to be an injury risk but played 145 games over the previous two seasons and has appeared in 32 of 35 games so far this season. 

Per Spotrac, Lopez has a steep $21.2 million salary this season and $22.6 million salary next season, which makes him a difficult player to move. 

The Nets are at least doing the logical thing with Lopez's market. This franchise needs to embrace a full rebuild and ac ...

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