Lopez scored 29 points (13-24 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 0-2 FT) while adding seven rebounds and an assist in 33 minutes during Tuesday's 98-96 win over the Pistons. The 28-year-old has scored at least 20 points in six straight games, averaging 25.5 points, 6.0 boards and 3.0 three-pointers during that stretch while leading the lowly Nets to a surprising 3-3 record as they attempt to play spoiler in the Eastern Conference. Brooklyn doesn't have any other reliable offensive options -- rookie Caris LeVert was their second-leading scorer Tuesday with 15 points -- so expect Lopez to get plenty of usage down the stretch.
Lopez scored 27 points (8-18 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 8-10 FT) to go along with seven rebounds over 33 minutes in Sunday's 11-104 loss to the Mavericks. Lopez has been a bright spot in what has been an abysmal season for the Nets, and he's had a brilliant March after adding a big stat line on Sunday. So far this month he's averaging 21.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.4 blocked shots per game. He also has the distinction of leading all centers in the NBA in 3-pointers made with 114. While most DFS players are keen to stack rosters against the Nets, it's easy to overlook a talent like Lopez, who provides production in several categories.
Lopez scored 25 points (9-15 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 4-4 FT) while adding six rebounds and a steal in 29 minutes during Tuesday's 122-104 loss to the Thunder. He's been incredibly consistent this season when he's been on the court, and Lopez is averaging 20.4 points a game in March -- his fourth straight month with a scoring average of twenty point something. It's not exactly impressive, but his 5.7 boards per game in March is also his best performance on the glass in a calendar month in 2016-17.
Lopez scored 25 points (8-17 FG, 6-9 3Pt, 3-4 FT) while adding six rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block in 29 minutes during Sunday's 120-112 win over the Knicks. After missing a game with a mild ankle sprain, Lopez returned to action and out-gunned Kristaps Porzingis from three-point range. The trade-off for the newfound range on his jump shot remains his rebounding, however -- Lopez has only topped six boards once in his last 10 contests, and his 5.1 rebounds per game on the season is by far the worst of his career.
Lopez (ankle) has been cleared to play Sunday against the Knicks, Brian Lewis of the New York Post reports. Lopez was held out of Friday's loss to the Mavericks with a sprained right ankle, but the injury didn't turn out to be anything overly concerning. He figures to rejoin the starting five at center and take on a full workload, resulting in Quincy Acy moving back to the bench.
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