Robin Lopez

American basketball player Robin Lopez

Robin Byron Lopez is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New Orleans Hornets of the NBA. He was selected as the 15th pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. He played college basketball for Stanford, and is the twin brother of current Brooklyn Nets's player Brook Lopez.
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Bulls expect stretch-run leadership from Justin Holiday, Robin Lopez
Chicago Times - 2 days
Maybe it’s because he doesn’t like dealing in speculation. Maybe it’s because, with an infant at home, he understandably already had his mind fixed on the All-Star break. Whatever the case, Justin Holiday didn’t offer much late Wednesday when asked how he’d respond if his role is limited in the...
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Robin Lopez ejected in Sacramento after back-to-back T's, throws chair - ESPN
Google News - 12 days
ESPN Robin Lopez ejected in Sacramento after back-to-back T's, throws chair ESPN SACRAMENTO -- Chicago center Robin Lopez was ejected after being called for his second technical foul in the second quarter of the Bulls' 104-98 loss to the Kings on Monday and had to be held back from a referee. Lopez, who was upset about calls not in ... Zach LaVine Scores 27 vs. Kings | February 5, 2018NBA.com Kings score 9 points in the first quarter, but JaKarr Sampson, veterans spark rallySacramento Bee (blog) Kings climb out of 21-point hole, top BullsYahoo Sports WGN-TV -Chicago Daily Herald -Sactown Royalty -Chicago Tribune all 68 news articles »
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If Bulls go big in draft, upgrading athleticism is the goal — and a realistic option
Chicago Times - 8 months
At first glance, it doesn’t appear to be a pressing need for the Bulls. Robin Lopez patrolled the paint effectively and durably all season. The franchise remains high on 2015 first-round pick Bobby Portis, pointing to his strong finish to his second season after the trade of Taj Gibson to the Thunder....
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Bulls take Game 1 in Boston behind Jimmy Butler, Robin Lopez and more
Chicago Times - 10 months
As far as Dwyane Wade is concerned, the seeds for the Bulls' 106-102 victory against the Celtics on Sunday evening in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals were planted at Friday's practice in Chicago. Granted, Jimmy Butler did his All-Star thing Sunday by scoring 15 of his 30 points in...
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After Robin Lopez fight, leave it to brother Brook to make him the punchline
Chicago Times - 11 months
Gee, thanks, bro. If Bulls center Robin Lopez ever gets into another fight with the Raptors' Serge Ibaka like the one that got both players ejected Tuesday, Lopez's twin brother Brook Lopez wants it known: He's all Team Ibaka. Robin Lopez and Ibaka exchanged punches before teammates and coaches...
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Durable Robin Lopez only Bull to play every game this season
Chicago Times - 11 months
Robin Lopez is the only Bull to play in all 70 games this season. This is no anomaly: The 7-footer is aiming to play all 82 games for the fourth time in his nine seasons, with all of those coming over the last five seasons. "Obviously, I want to be on the floor as much as possible," Lopez said....
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A Christmas gift? NBA declines to suspend Bulls' Robin Lopez
Chicago Times - about 1 year
Robin Lopez's "passion" play will not cost him a game. As first reported by the Tribune, the NBA decided not to suspend the Bulls center for his flagrant-2 foul against the Hornets on Friday night in Charlotte, N.C. With 38 seconds to play, Hornets Marvin Williams and Cody Zeller both approached...
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Another dismal performance for Bulls in 108-97 loss to Bucks
Chicago Times - about 1 year
Pick a low moment, any low moment. Jabari Parker put Robin Lopez on a poster with a fast-break dunk. Giannis Antetokounmpo routinely broke down the defense with little resistance. Heck, even Tony Snell dunked for his first points against his former team. The Bulls' 108-97 loss to the Bucks on Thursday...
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Robin Lopez has backstopped Bulls' defensive resurgence
Chicago Times - about 1 year
After a slow start defensively, the Bulls had climbed to sixth in points allowed per game, ninth in defensive rating (101 points allowed per 100 possessions) and 10th in opponents' field-goal percentage through Thursday. While that's not elite, it had done the job well enough for the Bulls to climb...
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Bulls integrate new pieces before facing Pacers - Yahoo Sports
Google News - over 1 year
ABC News Bulls integrate new pieces before facing Pacers Yahoo Sports CHICAGO -- Given the number of new faces on the roster, the Chicago Bulls are still feeling their way around the new season. The Bulls added veteran guards Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo along with center Robin Lopez in the offseason. More recently ... Wade sorry for throat-slash gesture, fined $25KESPN Dwyane Wade fined $25000 for throat-slash gestureSports Illustrated Dwyane Wade Apologizes for Throat-Slash Gesture in Game vs. CelticsBleacher Report NBA.com -USA TODAY -Comcast SportsNet Bay Area -UPI.com all 461 news articles »
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Robin Lopez unlikely catalyst in four major Bulls decisions in wild offseason
Chicago Times - over 1 year
The Bulls significantly changed their roster this summer after their first non-playoff season since 2007-08. Now it's certain there will be at least three new starters in Rajon Rondo, Dwyane Wade and Robin Lopez. The thirst for definitive answers is immediate in this age of social media-fueled...
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Chicago Bulls send former MVP Rose to Knicks in six-man deal
Yahoo News - over 1 year
Chicago Bulls playmaker Derrick Rose, a former NBA Most Valuable Player nagged by knee injuries for years, was traded to the New York Knicks on Wednesday in a six-player deal. The move came on the eve of the NBA Draft, when the Knicks will look for more help after missing the playoffs last season. Rose, fellow guard Justin Holiday and a second-round 2017 NBA Draft pick were sent to New York by the Bulls in exchange for center Robin Lopez and guards Jerian Grant and Jose Calderon.
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Clippers blow out the Knicks just before snowstorm blows into New York
LATimes - about 2 years
Escape from New York took on multiple meanings for the Clippers on Friday night. They survived a skirmish involving Chris Paul and Robin Lopez at Madison Square Garden while also getting out of the city before a massive snowstorm enveloped the region. Lopez was ejected as the result of the third-quarter...
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Clippers blow out the Knicks just before snowstorm blows into New York
LATimes - about 2 years
Escape from New York took on multiple meanings for the Clippers on Friday night. They survived a skirmish involving Chris Paul and Robin Lopez at Madison Square Garden while also getting out of the city before a massive snowstorm enveloped the region. Lopez was ejected as the result of the third-quarter...
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 2016
    On June 22, 2016, Lopez was traded, along with José Calderón and Jerian Grant, to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Derrick Rose, Justin Holiday and a 2017 second-round draft pick.
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    On March 20, 2016, he recored 23 points and a career-high 20 rebounds in an 88–80 loss to the Sacramento Kings.
  • 2015
    On July 9, 2015, Lopez signed with the New York Knicks.
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  • 2014
    On December 16, 2014, Lopez was ruled out for a month after breaking his hand against San Antonio the night before.
    Due to his presence in the Portland community, as well as his consistent and blue-collar style of play, Lopez was a fan favorite amongst the Portland faithful. He was honored with the Maurice Lucas Award in March 2014 for his efforts in his "Read Big" literacy campaign with Portland Public Schools.
  • 2013
    On July 10, 2013, New Orleans traded Lopez to the Portland Trail Blazers as a part of a three-way trade that also involved the Sacramento Kings.
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  • 2012
    On July 27, 2012, the New Orleans Hornets acquired Lopez in a sign-and-trade from the Phoenix Suns.
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  • 2011
    In the shortened 2011–12 NBA season, Lopez wouldn't even produce a single start for the Suns.
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  • 2010
    During December 2010, he was injured again, and he was temporarily replaced by Earl Barron.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    After the 2009–10 season, Lopez went into a major decline, despite starting and playing more games.
    During the 2009–10 regular season, Lopez averaged 8.4 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 1. block per game.
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  • 2008
    Lopez joined a Suns team already featuring one of the all-time great centers in Shaquille O'Neal, and thus was not expected to get many minutes during his rookie season. He got the first start of his career on November 7, 2008, against the Chicago Bulls in place of the injured O'Neal; he played 30 minutes, scored 14 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and had 2 blocks.
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    Lopez was selected with the 15th overall pick by the Phoenix Suns in the 2008 NBA draft.
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    Lopez declared that he would enter the 2008 NBA draft on March 31, 2008 after just two seasons at Stanford.
    He was selected with the 15th pick in the 2008 NBA draft by the Phoenix Suns, was traded to the New Orleans Hornets in 2012 and was traded to Portland in 2013.
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  • 2007
    Lopez had his 100th career block in a game versus Santa Clara University on December 19, 2007.
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  • 2006
    Lopez was one of just three players for the Cardinal team to start all 31 games in the 2006–07 season.
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    Lopez was named MVP of the Adidas Superstar Camp Underclass All-Star game in his junior year, and to both the 2006 McDonald's All American team and the Parade All-American third team in his full senior year.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1988
    Born on April 1, 1988.
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