CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by New Jersey in the first round (10th overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft… Re-signed with Brooklyn on July 11, 2012.
2012-13: In 74 games (all starts), averaged a team-leading 19.4 points on .521 shooting from the field, along with 6.9 rebounds… Averaged a career-best blocks per game (2.1) and set a personal best for blocks in a season (154), which ranks 7th all-time in Nets history… Ranked 7th in blocks per game… Ranked fifth in the NBA with a 24.7player efficiency rating… Among centers, Lopez ranked 1st in the NBA in scoring (19.4 ppg) and ranked 10th overall in the league in points per game… Became the 13th All-Star in Nets franchise history and was the second Nets center (Jayson Williams) to be selected… Recorded 12 double-doubles and tailed 20 or more points in 36 games including three games with 30-plus points…Led the team in scoring in 32 games (four ties)…Led the team in blocks 55 times (20 ties)…. Recorded 24 points with six rebounds and a game-high five blocks at IND 4/12… Scored a game-high 29 points (13-22 field goals) and grabbed 11 rebounds vs. PHI 4/9… Recorded 19 points with 4 blocked shots and five rebounds vs. CHA 4/6… Scored 28 points and made 8-10 free throws vs. CHI 4/4… Scored a game-high 27 points with seven rebounds at UTA 3/30… Scored a game-high 28 points on 12-22 shooting at POR 3/27… Scored a game and season-high 38 points with 11 rebounds and two blocks at DAL 3/20… Recorded a game-high 27 points, six rebounds and one block vs. HOU 2/22… Recorded 23 points with eight rebounds vs. DEN 2/13… Recorded game-highs of 30 points and three blocks and added 11 rebounds vs. LAL 2/5... Recorded game-highs of 27 points and 13 rebounds at WAS 1/4… Scored 25 points with five rebounds and two steals at OKC 1/2… Scored 35 points with a team-high 11 rebounds vs. CLE 12/29… Led the team with 27 points (11-15 from the free throw line) while grabbing five rebounds with a block 11/3 vs. TOR… Has been inactive 7 times (7 - mild sprain, right foot). DNP - Coach’s Decision (1). PRO CAREER: In 325 career games (318 starts), holds averages of 17.9 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 1.8 blocks… Has shot .508 (2,263-of-4,453) from the field and .787 (1,290-of-1,639) from the line in 33.2 minutes per contest… Played in all 82 games in each of his first three NBA seasons… 2011-12: Shot .494 (38-77) from the field and .625 (20-32) from the line… Missed a total of 60 games due to injury, broken right foot (32), sprained right ankle (10) and right foot (18)… Tallied 28 points, 10-21 FG’s, in 35 minutes at Boston on 3/2… Recorded a season-high 38 points, 17-28 FG’s, and six boards in 36 minutes at Dallas on 2/28… 2010-11: In 82 starts, shot .492 (644-1,309) from the field and .787 (385-489) from the line… Tallied nine double-doubles and scored 30+ points 10 times… Notched 20+ points in 45 games and reached double figure scoring a total of 75 times… Led team in scoring in 51 games… Ranked 3rd among NBA centers in scoring… Scored 31 points, 12-23 FG’s, vs. Charlotte on 4/11… Tallied first double-double of season with 28 points and 11 boards in career-high 53 minutes vs. Oklahoma City on 12/1… Recorded 36 points, 14-24 from the field, in 38 minutes at New York on 11/30… 2009-10: Was the only Net to appear and start in all 82 games, becoming first center in franchise history to start in all 82 games… Shot .499 (563-1,129) from the field and .817 (416-509) from the line, which was ranked third among qualified centers… Was the only player in the NBA to average at least 18.5 ppg, 8.5 rpg and 1.5 bpg while also being one of only four players to lead their team in points, rebounds and blocks… Selected to participate as a sophomore in the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge during the 2010 All-Star Weekend… Recorded 76 games scoring in double figures, 38 games scoring 20+ points, three games scoring 30+ points, 34 double figure rebounding games and 33 double-doubles… Led or tied the Nets in scoring 34 times, in rebounds 43 times, in assists six times, and in blocks 47 times… Recorded 31st double-double with 37 points, 14-17 FG’s, and 10 rebounds vs. Detroit on 3/26… Recorded 15th double-double (sixth consecutive) with 23 points and 10 boards in 38 minutes vs. Utah on 12/16… Recorded 4th double-double, 26 points, season-high 16 rebounds and five blocks in 46 minutes vs. Indiana on 11/17… 2008-09: Only Net to appear in all 82 games, earning 75 starts… Shot .531 (448-844) from the field (1st among rookies) and .793 (172-217) from the line (5th among rookies)… Selected to NBA All-Rookie First Team… Finished third in NBA Rookie of the Year voting (Derrick Rose, O.J. Mayo)… Set the Nets all-time rookie blocks record with 151… Named to the Rookie Team for the T-Mobile Rookie Challenge during the 2009 All-Star Weekend… Recorded 55 games scoring in double figures, 13 games scoring 20+ points, one game scoring 30+ points, 23 games with 10+ rebounds and a Nets rookie center record 18 double-doubles… Led the Nets in scoring nine times, in rebounds 48 times, and in blocks 57 times… Tallied 18th double-double with 18 points and a career-high 20 rebounds in 35 minutes vs. Charlotte on 4/13… Tallied 23 points and three blocks and career-highs of eight assists and three steals in 35 minutes at New York on 3/18… Named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month in consecutive months (January & February)… Tallied 22 points and 12 rebounds in 37 minutes vs. Milwaukee on 2/3… Posted 24 points and 17 rebounds with four blocks in 38 minutes at Philadelphia on 1/31… Recorded a season-high 31 points on 10-of-17 FG’s and 13 rebounds vs. Oklahoma City on 1/12… Recorded 22 points on 11-of-16 FG’s, 13 rebounds and a season-high tying five blocks vs. Miami on 12/20, becoming first Nets rookie since Derrick Coleman in 1991 to achieve 20+ points, 10+ rebounds and 5+ blocks in a game… Recorded first career double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds in 33 minutes vs. Cleveland on 11/18… In first career start vs. Atlanta on 11/14, scored 25 points, including 18 in the first half, on 11-of-17 shooting, tallied nine rebounds and four blocks… Made NBA debut tallying eight points, eight rebounds and two blocks at Washington on 10/29.
COLLEGE CAREER: Averaged 16.0 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.91 blocks in 53 career games (two seasons) for Stanford… Earned Third Team All-America honors from The Associated Press and the NABC as a sophomore… Also named First Team All-Pac-10 and earned league All-Defensive Team honors… Earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 and All- Freshman Team honors as a freshman… Finished collegiate career as Stanford’s fifth all-time leader in blocked shots with 101… Posted 11 career double-doubles, including one triple-double, which is the only triple-double in Stanford men’s basketball history… As a sophomore, averaged 19.3 points (fourth in the Pac-10) and 8.2 rebounds (fifth in the Pac-10) in 27 games including 25 starts… His 2.10 blocks per contest also ranked third in the league … Missed the first nine games of the season while establishing academic eligibility…. Scored 20 or more points 13 times and topped the 30-point mark in four contests… Posted nine double-doubles…. Established a career-high with 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds at Washington on 1/31… Recorded the first triple-double in school history with 18 points, 11 rebounds and single-game record 12 blocked shots vs. USC on 1/25/07.