|June 26 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET21:54 GMT5:54 2:54 PM MST4:54 PM EST1:54 UAE (+1)23:5417:54 ET4:54 PM CT20:54 - Lopez has opted out of the final year of his contract and will become a free agent. Coming off a strong season in his return from injury, Lopez chose Friday to bypass the $16.7 million he would have earned next season and will be able to talk to other teams on July 1.
Analysis: Nets general manager Billy King said this week he expected the decision by Lopez and has said repeatedly he hopes to re-sign the 7-footer from Stanford. King added he was encouraged that Lopez has been working out at the Nets' practice facility. Lopez averaged 17.2 points and 7.4 rebounds in 72 games, winning back-to-back Eastern Conference player of the week awards late in the season. He had appeared in just 17 games the previous season before breaking his foot.
|June 22 11:18 AM PT12:18 PM MT1:18 PM CT2:18 PM ET18:18 GMT2:18 11:18 AM MST1:18 PM EST22:18 UAE20:1814:18 ET1:18 PM CT17:18 - Thaddeus Young has informed the Brooklyn Nets he will become a free agent, and general manager Billy King says they want to keep the forward and Lopez.
Analysis: Lopez has until the end of this month to let the Nets know if he is picking up his $16.7 million option. King says Lopez has been working out at the Nets' training facility, which he hopes is a good sign.
|May 1 7:56 PM PT8:56 PM MT9:56 PM CT10:56 PM ET2:56 GMT10:56 7:56 PM MST9:56 PM EST6:56 UAE (+1)04:5622:56 ET9:56 PM CT1:56 - Lopez's season ended Friday.
Analysis: Lopez scored a team-best 19 points for the Nets in a season in which he and coach Lionel Hollins failed to mesh very well.
|Apr. 9 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST8:46 UAE06:460:46 ET11:46 PM CT3:46 - Lopez had 26 points and 10 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Atlanta.
Analysis: Lopez is averaging 26.2 points over his last 12.
|Apr. 7 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET5:23 GMT13:23 10:23 PM MST12:23 AM EST9:23 UAE07:231:23 ET12:23 AM CT4:23 - Lopez stayed hot with 32 points and nine rebounds in Monday's win over Portland.
Analysis: Lopez has been a key to the Nets' playoff surge, averaging 26.2 points and 9.6 boards over his last 11 games.
|Apr. 4 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET5:07 GMT13:07 10:07 PM MST12:07 AM EST9:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT4:07 - Lopez scored 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds Friday.
Analysis: He's been excellent for the Nets lately, averaging 27.2 points in his last nine games.
|Mar. 30 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST8:16 UAE06:160:16 ET11:16 PM CT3:16 - Lopez scored 30 points and tallied 11 rebounds Sunday.
Analysis: He's put together a phenomenal stretch of performances, averaging 28.8 points over his last six games.
|Mar. 25 8:48 PM PT9:48 PM MT10:48 PM CT11:48 PM ET3:48 GMT11:48 8:48 PM MST10:48 PM EST7:48 UAE (+1)04:4823:48 ET9:48 PM CT2:48 - Lopez stayed on a tear Wednesday with 34 points and 10 rebounds in a 91-88 win at Charlotte.
Analysis: Lopez is averaging 30.8 points and 9.0 rebounds over his last four games. He's also shooting 65.8 percent from the field and 19 of 20 from the line over that span.
|Mar. 21 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET4:06 GMT12:06 9:06 PM MST11:06 PM EST8:06 UAE05:060:06 ET10:06 PM CT3:06 - Lopez is having a bit of a revival, finishing with 32 points and 18 rebounds in Friday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: Lopez also had five blocks in the triple-overtime win. He's averaging 17.0 points and 10.9 rebounds over his last eight games.
|Mar. 8 8:06 PM PT9:06 PM MT10:06 PM CT11:06 PM ET3:06 GMT11:06 8:06 PM MST10:06 PM EST7:06 UAE (+1)04:0623:06 ET9:06 PM CT2:06 - Lopez was back in a starting role Sunday, finishing with 19 points and 10 rebounds in a 95-88 loss to Utah.
Analysis: Lopez replaced Mason Plumlee, who played only 12 minutes. Lopez could be a nice play down the stretch.
|Mar. 3 10:50 AM PT11:50 AM MT12:50 PM CT1:50 PM ET18:50 GMT2:50 11:50 AM MST1:50 PM EST22:50 UAE19:5013:50 ET12:50 PM CT17:50 - Lopez had 26 points Monday.
Analysis: This matches his third-highest scoring night of the season.
|Feb. 21 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET5:36 GMT13:36 10:36 PM MST12:36 AM EST9:36 UAE06:360:36 ET11:36 PM CT3:36 - Lopez scored 22 points off the bench Friday.
Analysis: Lopez added 14 rebounds for the 7-footer's sixth double-double - which tells you all you need to know about why he is a reserve.
|Feb. 8 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT3:58 - Lopez scored 19 points and was 8 of 15 Saturday at Washington.
Analysis: Lopez has averaged 21.0 points on 52.8 percent shooting in his last six games. He had been averaging 14.6 points and shooting 49.6 percent on the season.
|Feb. 3 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CT3:19 - Lopez had another nice game with 24 points in Monday's win over the Clippers.
Analysis: Lopez is averaging 25.7 points over the last three games, way up from his season mark of 15.5.
|Jan. 31 9:52 PM PT10:52 PM MT11:52 PM CT12:52 AM ET5:52 GMT13:52 10:52 PM MST12:52 AM EST9:52 UAE06:520:52 ET11:52 PM CT3:52 - Lopez went off for a season-high 35 points and 12 rebounds in Friday's overtime loss to Toronto.
Analysis: Lopez also came up with three steals and three blocks for his most complete effort in recent memory. He clearly still has plenty left in the tank.
|Jan. 5 8:34 PM PT9:34 PM MT10:34 PM CT11:34 PM ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST8:34 UAE05:3423:34 ET10:34 PM CT2:34 - Lopez picked up his third double-double of the season.
Analysis: He recorded 22 points and 13 rebounds in Monday's loss to Boston.
|Dec. 7 4:11 PM PT5:11 PM MT6:11 PM CT7:11 PM ET0:11 GMT8:11 5:11 PM MST7:11 PM EST4:11 UAE (+1)01:1119:11 ET6:11 PM CT22:11 - Lopez has a strained lower back.
Analysis: Lopez had played well in recent games after struggling earlier this season in his return from surgery to repair a broken foot. He scored 20 points Friday against Atlanta and had 16 points and 16 rebounds two nights earlier in a victory over San Antonio. He is averaging 16.1 points and 6.2 rebounds.
|Dec. 5 6:48 PM PT7:48 PM MT8:48 PM CT9:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)03:4821:48 ET8:48 PM CT0:48 - Lopez had 20 points and seven boards Friday.
Analysis: Lopez continues to disappoint fantasy owners with a pathetic two double-doubles.
|Dec. 4 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET6:19 GMT14:19 11:19 PM MST1:19 AM EST10:19 UAE07:191:19 ET12:19 AM CT4:19 - Lopez recorded 16 points and a season-high 15 rebounds in Wednesday's win over the Spurs.
Analysis: Lopez was 6 of 17 from the field and is shooting a career-worst 48.7 percent this season.
|Nov. 27 10:16 PM PT11:16 PM MT12:16 AM CT1:16 AM ET6:16 GMT14:16 11:16 PM MST1:16 AM EST10:16 UAE07:161:16 ET12:16 AM CT4:16 - Lopez had 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting in Wednesday's win at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Lopez committed six turnovers and is averaging a career-high 2.7. His 15.6 points per game are also his fewest since he averaged 13.0 as a rookie in 2008-09.
|Nov. 16 9:09 PM PT10:09 PM MT11:09 PM CT12:09 AM ET5:09 GMT13:09 10:09 PM MST12:09 AM EST9:09 UAE06:090:09 ET11:09 PM CT3:09 - Lopez led Brooklyn with 21 points Saturday, matching up against twin brother Robin for the first time in two years.
Analysis: Lopez was outrebounded 7-4 by his brother and has 17 boards in his last four games, a harmful total for fantasy owners.
|Nov. 3 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET2:13 GMT10:13 7:13 PM MST9:13 PM EST6:13 UAE (+1)03:1321:13 ET8:13 PM CT0:13 - Lopez had 18 points, six rebounds and blocked two shots in his first action of the season in Monday's blowout of Oklahoma City.
Analysis: Lopez, who had missed two games with a sprained right foot, looked good going 6 of 10 from the field and 6 of 7 from the free-throw line.
|Oct. 16 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST6:57 UAE (+1)04:5722:57 ET9:57 PM CT1:57 - Lopez and Thunder guard Reggie Jackson were making their injury-delayed season debuts when their teams met Monday night in Brooklyn.
Analysis: Lopez was appearing in his first regular-season game since last December, when he broke his right foot. The 7-footer had surgery and was with the Nets to open the preseason, then sprained the foot during an exhibition game in China and missed their first two games of the regular season. With all that inactivity, Nets coach Lionel Hollins joked he would be watching Lopez to ''make sure he doesn't trip over his tongue.''