Brook Lopez


Quick Facts

Full Name Brook Robert Lopez
Birth Date April 1, 1988
Birth Place North Hollywood, California
Nick Name Splash Mountain
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Education Sandford University
Father’s Name Heriberto Lopez
Mother’s Name Deborah Ledford
Siblings Four (Three brothers and a sister)
Age 33 years old
Height 7 ft (2.13 cm)
Weight 128 Kilograms (282 lb)
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Hailee Strickland
Net Worth $14 million
Social Media Twitter

Brook American professional basketball player Robert Lopez plays for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association. He spent two years playing basketball for the Stanford Cardinal. In the NBA draft of 2008, Lopez was selected by the New Jersey Nets with the 10th overall pick.

Age & Birth Information

Robert Lopez is Brook Lopez‘s entire birth name, but that is how most people know him. He’s been curious about basketball ever since he was a kid. Lopez’s life has consequently always included basketball, which he now considers to be his profession. Lopez, who is 33 years old and was born on April 1st, 1988 and also was born in North Hollywood, California, a state in the United States.

He is an American citizen and of Caucasian ethnicity. He is an Aries according to astrology. In Fresno, California, Lopez attended San Joaquin Memorial High School. From 2006 to 2008, he also attended Stanford University.

Lopez is one of five children—two brothers and a sister—in his family. The mother and father of Lopez, Deborah Ledford, are no longer married. Cuban-born, his father is estranged from him. World-class swimmer Deborah Ledford was his mother. Even now, she shows up to basketball games to support her son.

Height & Weight

Brook Lopez was born on April 1, 1998, and is currently 33 years old. Lopez stands 2.13 meters (7 feet) tall and weighs 282 pounds ( 128 kg). Along with having an exceptional height and body measurements, he also has an athletic build. He maintains a healthy weight and is in good physical shape. His physical characteristics are light brown hair and dark brown eyes.

Professional life

Sandford University was where Brook Lopez’s collegiate career got its start (2006-2007). His grades from college were excellent. Both the All-Pac-10 Freshman Team and the All-Pac-10 Team both included Lopez. As a rookie, he had a 12.6 point and 6.0 rebound average.

The following season, he had averages of 19.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 2.1 blocks, and 1.5 assists per game. In the second round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament, the seven-footer made the game-winning shot against the Marquette Golden Eagles. The team’s best victory was the 82-81 overtime triumph as a result.

The Brooklyn Nets drafted Brook Lopez out of Stanford University with the 10th overall pick in 2008. On October 9, 2008, Lopez faced the Sacramento Kings in his NBA debut, playing 25 minutes while averaging 8 points, 8 rebounds, and 2 blocks.

Lopez then started producing impressive numbers for the team. He was chosen to participate in the 2009 NBA All-Star Weekend Rookie Challenge as a result of his performance.

In his 82 games during his rookie campaign, Brook averaged 13.0 points, 8.1 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks. He finished third in the voting and was chosen to the NBA Rookie of the Year first team. In January and February, he was also chosen as the NBA Rookie of the Month twice.

The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Charlotte Bobcats on December 4, 2009, 97-91. The team’s victory was aided by Lopez’s 31 points and 14 rebounds. He set a career-high with 8.6 rebounds and 18.8 points per game in 36.9 minutes.
Throughout the 2009–2010 campaign, Lopez made every start. The season did not, however, go as expected. With a final record of 12-70, they had the worst season in NBA history.

Lopez began his third NBA season after a run of both successful and unsuccessful outcomes. The team’s head coach, Avery Johnson, reprimanded Lopez for his failure to recover the ball,

He had a double-double with 20.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.5 blocks, and 1.6 assists. With a final record of 24-58, the Brooklyn Nets missed the playoffs. Lopez reached an agreement on a four-year, $61 million contract deal before the start of the ensuing season (2012-13). With 27 points against the Toronto Raptors, Lopez had a solid start to the year. He scored 20 points in seven of the final 12 games.

After that, he injured his ankle during a win over the Boston Celtics. He came back in December, and by the end of the month, he was playing fairly well. He averaged 35 points and 11 rebounds in a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 29.

The Bucks center played in his first All-Star game in January 2013. Lopez missed the rest of the season after breaking his foot in December 2013. In July 2015, Lopez re-signed with the Brooklyn Nets for a three-year contract. In the 2015–2016 season, Brook passed Michael Jordan to become the Brooklyn Nets’ second-highest career scorer. The same season, Lopez became the most prolific scorer in the history of the team.

On June 22, 2017, the Los Angeles Lakers exchanged Lopez and Kyle Kuzma for D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov. In October 2017, Lopez made his NBA debut against the Los Angeles Clippers and averaged 20 points per contest.

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He scored 34 points in a win over his former team, the Brooklyn Nets, including six 3-pointers,

A professional basketball team, the Milwaukee Bucks are based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Lopez played for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers before signing with the Milwaukee Bucks on July 17, 2018. In a victory over the Charlotte Hornets in July 2018, when he made his season debut, he averaged 14 points. He beat the Denver Nuggets by scoring 28 points and sinking eight 3-pointers.

In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Toronto Raptors, Lopez is the Milwaukee Bucks’ top scorer. He averaged a career-high 29 points per game, made a 3-pointer, and displayed strong defense to help the team win. Lopez and the Milwaukee Bucks reached a four-year, $52 million contract agreement in 2019.

In October 2019, he played his first game of the season, defeating the Houston Rockets with 11 points, three assists, and five blocks. As a result, his score stays the same throughout the entire game. Against the Dallas Mavericks, he had a season-high 34 points, seven rebounds, and two blocks.

In 2021, Lopez won the first championship. The Phoenix Suns and the Milwaukee Bucks, two of the league’s elite teams, competed in the championship game. In 2021, the Bucks defeated the Lakers to win the NBA title, 98-105.

Net worth & Source of Income

This NBA player is among the best-known. He started playing basketball professionally in 2008, and he’s actively looking to break into the NBA. Brook is 34 years old and is still alive and well. The net worth of this well-known basketball player is $14 million. He had the good fortune to have a successful basketball career, which made him a billionaire.

Endorsement of a brand

  • Brook Lopez’s Supporters
  • As of right now, Brook Lopez’s main endorsement deal is with Adidas.

Relationship Status

The California-based athlete has been dating Hailee Nicole Strickland for almost ten years. The couples have been enjoying each other’s company ever since. At Townsquare Interactive, Hailee Strickland is a senior digital marketing specialist. She has a great sense of style and is quite gorgeous. The couple has been together for more than ten years after meeting in late 2012.

Achievement

  • All-Defensive Second Team in the NBA (2020)
  • a basketball king (2021)
  • NABC third-team, AP All-American (2008)
  • First team All-Pac 10 (2008)
  • NBA’s All-Rookie First Team (2009)
  • third-team All-American parade (2006)
  • The All-American Meal at McDonald’s (2006)

Some Interesting Facts

  • For two years, Brook Lopez played basketball for the Stanford Cardinal.
  • In the second grade, Brook Lopez moved from Hollywood to Oak Harbor, Washington, to be nearer to his older brother Alex, who was a basketball player at the University of Washington at the time.
  • With 154 total blocks and 1.9 blocks per game, Brook Lopez placed fourth in the NBA and first among rookies.
  • The nickname “Splash Mountain” was given to Brook Lopez in honor of the Disney Parks ride of the same name and the famed 3-point shooters Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors.