Robin Lopez Rumors

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Robin Lopez
Robin Lopez
Position: C
Born: 04/01/88
Height: 7-0 / 2.13
Weight:255 lbs. / 115.7 kg.
Salary: $14,357,750
Asked Monday to ponder his value, Lopez at first deferred, then made a sales pitch. “There’s always going to be a market for — I guess here I go patting myself on the back — but you know, smart, intelligent, tall big guys,” he said. “If you know your way around the basketball court, if you know what you’re supposed to be doing out there to help yourself and help out other guys, height’s something that they obviously say you can’t teach. That’s something that’s tough to go against.”
It’s been widely reported that the Bulls are open to re-signing Lopez and Lopez told me before a road game in Orlando that he’s open to re-signing. That said, I do think it’s more likely that Lopez is gone. He wants, and deserves, to play. And if healthy, Markkanen and Carter are going to play a lot. Yes, you need at least a three- and possibly four-man rotation for the power forward and center. However, Boylen also has talked about trying Markkanen at center and Porter at power forward in some smaller lineups. … So if it’s not Lopez, look for similarly-minded veterans to be added in free agency.
Storyline: Robin Lopez Free Agency

Bulls keeping Robin Lopez?

Players, coaches and management all have insisted on how important center Robin Lopez has been to the rebuild, so much so that the Bulls didn’t want to buy him out the last month for the stretch run. With Lopez facing free agency this summer, and staring at a backup role with the Bulls if he does return, what are the chances that the mutual admiration brings him back? “Robin has been terrific for us,’’ Paxson said. “We’ll keep an open mind on that, absolutely.’’
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