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Lopez Agrees to 4-Year Max with Nets
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On July 12, 2012 @ 8:50 am In All,Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
The Brooklyn Nets have opted to keep Brook Lopez as their center.
Lopez agreed to a new contract with Wednesday with the Nets, who were unable to complete a deal for Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard.
Terms of the contract have not been disclosed, but a league source told ESPNNewYork.com’s Mike Mazzeo that Lopez, a restricted free agent, agreed to a four-year, $60 million max deal.
This effectively ends Brooklyn’s pursuit of Howard, since Lopez can’t be traded until Jan. 15 once he signs the contract, per rules of the collective bargaining agreement.
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