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Background

2015-16 (NEW YORK):
Started all 82 games for the Knicks and averaged 10.3 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 1.4 apg and 1.57 bpg in 27.1 mpg … shot .539 from the field and .795 from the free throw line … tallied 15 double-doubles and eight games with 20+ points… finished with 24 points, 15 rebounds and 3 blocks at PHI (4/8) … recorded 23 points and a career-best 20 rebounds on 3/20 vs. SAC, his first 20-20 game of his career … notched a season-high 26 points to go along with 16 rebounds on 2/4 at DET and also on 2/20 at MIN … snatched 11 offensive rebounds (13 total) to accompany his 17 points on 2/2 vs. BOS … dished out a season-best 5 assists on 1/3 vs. ATL.

CAREER:
Across 547 games (399 starts), holds averages of 8.5 ppg, 5.4 rpg, 0.6 apg and 1.24 bpg in 22.1 mpg … has shot .533 from the field and .764 from the line … has started each of his last 305 regular season games … has shot .500+ from the field in seven of his eight NBA seasons … holds Trail Blazers single-season record for offensive rebounds (326 in 2013-14) … has averaged 8.3 ppg and 6.7 rpg over 26.7 mpg in 22 career playoff games (all starts) and has shot .514 from the field and .774 from the foul line.

2014-15 (PORTLAND):
Appeared in 59 games (all starts) and averaged 9.6 ppg, 6.7 rpg and 1.42 bpg in 27.8 mpg … shot .535 from the field and .772 from the free throw line … led Blazers in rebounds six times and had six double-doubles … team was 23-6 when Lopez scored in double figures and 5-1 when he logged a double-double … notched one 20+ scoring game (season-high 21 pts vs. UTA on 4/11) … swatted a season-high 5 blocks vs. MIN (11/30) … scored 19 points in 21 minutes and made go-ahead basket with 1.3 seconds left in 105-103 victory at DEN (11/12) … grabbed a season-best 7 offensive boards vs. OKC (10/29) … missed 23 games with right hand fracture (12/17-1/21). 2015 PLAYOFFS: Started all five games of Blazers’ first-round playoff loss to MEM … averaged 5.2 ppg and 4.4 rpg with 9-15 FGA (.600) over 23.4 mpg … scored 10 points (5-6 FGA) in Game 2 loss (4/22).

2013-14 (PORTLAND):
Started all 82 games and notched 11.1 ppg, 8.5 rpg and 1.70 bpg in 31.7 mpg … shot .551 from the floor (7th in NBA) and a career-best .818 from the line … his 139 blocks set a personal best for a single season … set a Trail Blazers single-season record for offensive rebounds (326) … finished with 29 double-doubles after notching just 15 in his first five NBA seasons … led Blazers in scoring three times and in rebounds 26 times … recorded 18 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocks vs. PHX (4/4) … tallied a season-high 20 points and 13 rebounds at ORL (3/25) … had 19 points, 16 rebounds (9 offensive) and 3 blocks in 33 minutes vs. LAL (3/3) … recorded a career-high 7 blocks on vs. DEN (2/25). 2014 PLAYOFFS: Started all 11 postseason games vs. HOU and SAS … averaged 10.0 ppg, 9.2 rpg and 1.82 bpg in 33.4 mpg … shot .489 from the floor and .667 from the charity stripe … recorded six double-digit scoring efforts … had 13 points and 7 rebounds in Game 3 vs. SAS (5/10) … registered 17 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocks in Game 5 at HOU (4/30).

2012-13 (NEW ORLEANS):
Started all 82 games for the Hornets and averaged a career-high 11.3 ppg, adding 5.6 rpg and 1.56 bpg with .534 shooting (15th in NBA) over 26.0 mpg … was one of only 15 NBA players to start every regular season game … logged 46 double-digit scoring games … had nine double-doubles … led Hornets in scoring seven times and in rebounds 11 times … recorded 23 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks vs. MEM (3/22) … tallied a season-high 29 points (9-10 FGA) on 12/26 vs. ORL … exploded for 24 points, 11 rebounds, 6 blocks and 2 steals in 38 minutes vs. IND (12/22) … had 21 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocks and shot 15-of-17 from the line at IND (11/21).

2011-12 (PHOENIX):
Came off the bench in 64 games in lockout-shortened campaign … registered 5.4 ppg, 3.3 rpg and 0.94 bpg … shot .461 from the field and .714 from the stripe … put together 11 double-digit scoring efforts … tallied 15 multi-block games, including two games with 4 swats … scored 11 points in 14 minutes on 4/18 vs. OKC … recorded 14 points and 8 rebounds at ORL (3/21) … scored 13 points vs. CHA (2/4) … registered 16 points and 6 boards in 17 minutes at CHI (1/17) … poured in a season-high 21 points vs. NO (12/26).

2010-11 (PHOENIX):
Appeared in 67 games (56 starts) for the Suns and averaged 6.4 ppg, 3.2 rpg and 0.67 bpg in 14.8 mpg … shot .501 overall and .740 from the free throw line … logged 18 double-digit scoring performances and two double-doubles … the Suns were 13-5 when he scored 10+ points … finished with 13 points and 13 boards vs. DAL (2/17) … had 14 points and 6 rebounds in 16 minutes at UTA (2/11) … tallied 15 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocks vs. CLE (1/9) … scored a season-high 19 points at OKC (12/19) … logged 18 points and 14 rebounds vs. LAL (10/29).

2009-10 (PHOENIX):
Played in 51 games (31 starts) and averaged 8.4 ppg, 4.9 rpg and 1.04 bpg in 19.3 mpg … shot a career-high .588 from the field and .704 from the line … posted 21 double-digit scoring games and four double-doubles … scored 19 points and brought down 10 rebounds vs. UTA (3/19) … netted a career-high 30 points on 13-of-16 from the field and corralled 12 boards on 2/26 vs. LAC … had 18 points and 10 rebounds on 2/16 at MEM … missed season’s first 15 games with broken fifth metatarsal, left foot; then missed season’s final 10 games due to a back injury. 2010 PLAYOFFS: Played in 6 games and averaged 7.8 ppg and 7.8 rpg … shot .543 from the floor and 1.000 (9-9) from the free throw line.

2008-09 (PHOENIX):
Appeared in 60 games (7 starts) in his rookie season … averaged 3.2 ppg, 2.0 rpg and 0.68 bpg while shooting .518 from the field and .691 from the line … scored in double figures three times … collected 14 points in 17 minutes vs. MEM (4/13) … pulled down 11 rebounds at MIN (4/11) … finished with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks in just his fourth career NBA game on 11/7 at CHI.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by Phoenix in the first round (15th overall) of 2008 NBA Draft … traded with Hakim Warrick and cash to New Orleans in three‐team trade with Minnesota (7/27/12) ... traded with Terrel Harris to Portland in three-team trade with Sacramento (7/10/13) … signed by the Knicks as a free agent (7/9/15) … traded by New York along with Jose Calderon and Jerian Grant to the Chicago Bulls for Derrick Rose, Justin Holiday and a 2017 2nd round draft pick (6/22/16).

COLLEGE CAREER:
Two-year career at Stanford, where he played alongside his brother Brook and averaged 9.0 ppg, 5.6 rpg and 2.33 bpg over 24.3 mpg in 67 career games (61 starts) … finished college career second on all-time school list with 156 blocks (Tim Young 187). 2007-08: In his second season with the Cardinal, averaged 10.2 ppg, 5.7 rpg and 2.31 bpg in 36 games … shot .534 from the field and .652 from the free throw line … helped Stanford advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament … earned Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 honors and was named to Pac-10’s All-Defensive Team … 2006-07: As a freshman, played in 31 games and recorded 7.5 ppg, 5.5 rpg and a Pac-10-best 2.35 bpg … shot .480 from the floor and .545 from the line.

Full name is Robin Byron Lopez … mother Deborah Ledford was a collegiate swimmer at Stanford and ranked second in the world in the 400 individual medley, and tried out for the 1968 U.S. Olympic team … has three brothers, Alexander, Christopher and Brook, and one sister, Ursula Richardson … oldest brother, Alexander, who is 6-foot-10, played college basketball at Santa Clara and Washington while older brother Christopher, who is 6-foot-7, passed on college basketball scholarships to pursue a career as a movie producer … selected to 2008 USA Basketball Men’s Select Team, and was one of just three rookies (Kevin Love, Jerryd Bayless) named to the squad … film enthusiast who also enjoys comic books, drawing, writing, playing volleyball and swimming … would like to work as a designer for film or television in post-NBA career.
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Height: 7'0''/ 2.13m
Weight: 255 lbs./ 115.7 kg
Born: April 01, 1988
From: Stanford University
Draft: 1st Round (15th pick) 2008 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2008
Years Pro: 8
Previous Teams:
  New York Knicks 2015 - 2015
  Portland Trail Blazers 2013 - 2014
  New Orleans Pelicans 2013 - 2013
  Phoenix Suns 2012 - 2012
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Prior to NBA/Country: Stanford/USA

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