Brook Lopez RumorsAll NBA Players
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight:259 lbs. / 117.9 kg.
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight:259 lbs. / 117.9 kg.
Chris Mannix: Minor bookkeeping: Thad Young’s four-year, $50 mill deal has a fourth year option, per source. No options in Brook Lopez’s 3-year, $60 mill.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Yahoo Sources: The Nets have agreements now: Thad Young (4 years, $50M) and Brook Lopez (3 years, $60M). Both deals w/ player option.
The Brooklyn Nets struck quickly after the NBA’s free-agency period opened Wednesday at midnight, coming to terms with Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young on the expected multiyear contracts that will keep them in Brooklyn, league sources told ESPN.com. “Consider them done deals,” one source close to the talks told ESPN.com.
The Brooklyn Nets are finalizing agreements with free agents Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Lopez, 27, will receive a three-year, $60 million maximum contract that includes some protections for the Nets should a recurrence of Lopez’s past foot issues sideline him again, sources said. The deal is expected to incude a player option after the second season, which would allow him to re-enter free agency once new television money raises the salary cap.: 11 more rumors
Adrian Wojnarowski: Brooklyn is moving rapidly toward extensions with free agents Brook Lopez and Thad Young, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Marc Stein: Fully expect, as @Mike Mazzeo & I reported Monday, that Nets will have verbal agreements w/Brook Lopez & Thaddeus Young not long after midnight: 11 more rumors
Eric Pincus: Brook Lopez opted out of his contract with the Brooklyn Nets @BBallInsiders basketballinsiders.com/brooklyn-nets-…
Rival teams interested in Brooklyn Nets free agents Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young are increasingly convinced that they have no shot at luring either one away from the incumbent Nets, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that both Lopez and Young are widely expected to reach verbal agreements on new deals with the Nets early in free agency, which officially begins Wednesday at midnight.
Eric Pincus: Also, as widely reported they would do, Brook Lopez and JR Smith officially opted out @BBallInsiders
Mike Mazzeo: As @Marc Stein wrote in his newser, word is #Nets will likely have verbal agreements with Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young early in FA.
Lopez opted out of his $16.7 million deal and when the opening bell for free agency sounds at midnight on Wednesday, figure the 7-footer and the Nets will chat about a maximum deal that will pay him $60 million over three years. Bank on it. “That was the word around the league for the longest time, that he wasn’t leaving,” said an opposing executive. “They want him back and frankly, I don’t see how they could lose him.”
Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will be looking for a new contract this summer after opting out of the final year of his deal worth $17 million, a league source confirmed Friday. But while the former All-Star and the Nets’ longest-tenured player prepares to test the open market next month, his return to Brooklyn appears likely, if not certain.: 11 more rumors
Mike Mazzeo: All signs point to #Nets ultimately coming to deals with Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young, according to sources.: 11 more rumors
After the Brooklyn Nets’ Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young opted out of contracts to become unrestricted free agents, the Nets remain strong frontrunners to re-sign the frontcourt players, league sources told Yahoo Sports. General manager Billy King is determined to keep Lopez and Young, and both players opted out of contracts with strong intentions of reaching agreement on new deals with Brooklyn, league sources said.
Lopez is likely seeking a three-year, $60 million maximum contract extension, league sources said. The Nets are planning to pay the 7-footer that full market value, although an agreement could include some financial protections for the Nets should a recurrence of Lopez’s past foot issues sideline him again, sources said. Lopez, 27, could do a deal that includes a player option for the third year, which would allow him to re-enter free agency after the maximum contract salaries elevate with the flow of new television money.: 11 more rumors
Adrian Wojnarowski: After Brook Lopez opted out of contract today, the Nets remain a strong frontrunner to re-sign him, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Stefan Bondy: Source: Brook Lopez has opted out of his contract.: 11 more rumors
Devin Kharpertian: Nets want to retain Brook Lopez but it’s not clear what kind of deal he’ll want yet with new CBA coming, plus risk of foot injury.: 11 more rumors
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