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NBA: New Jersey 102, LA Clippers 98 (OT)

NEWARK, N.J., March 11 (UPI) -- Jordan Farmar and Brook Lopez both had four points in overtime Friday, lifting the New Jersey Nets to a 102-98 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Houston 123, New Jersey 108

HOUSTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Houston's kept its post-all star break hot streak going Saturday, using Kevin Martin's 30 points to carve up the New Jersey Nets 123-108.

NBA: San Antonio 102, New Jersey 85

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Manu Ginobili put in eight of his 22 points during a fourth-quarter surge Monday and the San Antonio Spurs beat New Jersey 102-85.

NBA: New York 105, New Jersey 95

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Landry Fields nailed three 3-pointers in the final period Saturday, fueling a 12-2 run the New York Knicks used to put away the New Jersey Nets 105-95.

NBA: New Jersey 103, New Orleans 101 (OT)

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Two free throws from Brook Lopez put New Jersey in front with 24.3 seconds left in overtime Wednesday and the Nets held on to edge New Orleans 103-101.

NBA: Indiana 105, New Jersey 86

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Dahntay Jones put in 18 points and Mike Dunleavy added 17 Sunday, powering the Indiana Pacers to a 105-86 victory over New Jersey.

NBA: Milwaukee 91, New Jersey 81

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Carlos Delfino netted 21 points for Milwaukee Saturday, leading a balanced offense that gave the Bucks their third straight win, 91-81 over New Jersey.

NBA: New Jersey 93, Memphis 88

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Devin Harris made the first two of five New Jersey foul shots in the closing 10 seconds Wednesday, pushing the Nets past Memphis 93-88.

NBA: Dallas 87, New Jersey 86

NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Dirk Nowitzki nailed a jumper with 6 seconds left Saturday, delivering Dallas an 87-86 victory over New Jersey.

NBA: Philadelphia 82, New Jersey 77

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Jrue Holiday and Spencer Hawes combined for 37 points Tuesday and the Philadelphia 76ers handed New Jersey its eighth straight loss, 82-77.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 99, New Jersey 92

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant pumped in 32 points and Lamar Odom added 22 Sunday in the Los Angeles Lakers' 99-92 victory over New Jersey.

NBA: Atlanta 116, New Jersey 101

ATLANTA, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Josh Smith poured in 34 points and the Atlanta Hawks posted their seventh win in eight games Tuesday, 116-101 over New Jersey.

NBA: New Jersey 98, Portland 96

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Devin Harris sank a 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter Sunday to give New Jersey a lead the Nets nursed to a 98-96 win over Portland.

NBA: Philadelphia 102, New Jersey 86

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Double-doubles by Jrue Holiday and Elton Brand Saturday led Philadelphia to a 102-86 decision over New Jersey.

NBA: Denver 107, New Jersey 103

DENVER, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony's two free throws with 13.5 seconds left Saturday secured a 107-103 Denver win over New Jersey.
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Brook Lopez
New Jersey Nets Brook Lopez drives past New York Knicks David Lee who is on the court face down in the first half at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 6, 2010. The Nets defeated the Knicks 113-93. UPI/John Angelillo
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Brook Lopez (born April 1, 1988) is a 7'0" American basketball center who plays for the New Jersey Nets of the NBA. He is the twin brother of fellow basketball player Robin Lopez. Lopez was selected 10th overall by the Nets in the 2008 NBA Draft, after playing two years for Stanford in the Pacific-10 Conference of the NCAA.

Brook Lopez was born in North Hollywood, Los Angeles to Deborah Ledford and his now-estranged father Heriberto Lopez, a native of Cuba. He was born into a life of basketball and art, as his grandfather played at the University of Colorado. Lopez moved from Hollywood to Oak Harbor, Washington while in second grade to be near his older brother, Alex, who was playing basketball at the University of Washington at the time. He moved to his current hometown of Fresno, California a year later, where he attended San Joaquin Memorial High School. While there, he played with his twin brother Robin Lopez, as well as Quincy Pondexter, a fellow NBA player for the New Orleans Hornets . Both teammates played with Lopez on their successful AAU team, the Elite Basketball Organization (EBO), along with Derrick Jasper and Tre'Von Willis, both of UNLV.

Both Brook and Robin competed in the 2006 McDonald's All-American Game against several current NBA players including Kevin Durant and Greg Oden.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Brook Lopez."
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