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Robin Lopez readying to transform the Knicks' defense

It's far-fetched to call Robin Lopez the best defensive anchor the Knicks have had in the long time. That would be a disservice to the tremendous work former Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler did during his time in New York. But Lopez is darn good fundamentally, and certainly adds an element last year's 17-win Knicks didn't possess.Now, even early in the year, Lopez is...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez is already feuding with mascots on Twitter

Knicks training camp just started Tuesday, and Robin Lopez is already doing the weirdest things the NBA has to offer.Everyone knows at this point that Lopez has a mutual disdain with the league's mascots. He's found himself feuding with ones in Detroit, Toronto, Atlanta, Portland...the list goes on. If you need a refresher, you can find it here. We might need to add a new chapter...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Fisher wants Phil Jackson to be more involved with Knicks

    New York Knicks president Phil Jackson avoided a hands-on approach with the team last season because he did not want to step on first-year head coach Derek Fisher’s toes. But after the Knicks finished with the second-worst record in the league, the novice coach told the sage that he would like some advice and assistance in the future. “Derek’s kind of asked me to...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook, Robin Lopez donate $25K to amusement park

Whenever the Lopez brothers make news off the basketball court, it tends to fall under one of three categories: science fiction, amusement parks or comic books.File this one under option No. 2. From Tom Lorenzo of NetsDaily:And here's more from the Fresno Bee, via NetsDaily:The Lopez brothers are now both together after Brook re-signed with the Nets and Robin signed on with the Knicks...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks analyst Walt Frazier isn’t very enthused about team’s chances next season

Watching the New York Knicks is rough enough for the team’s fans these days. But imagine how it must be for those who have to follow the Knicks closely because they’re paid to do so. Walt “Clyde” Frazier is the color analyst on the Knicks’ MSG Network telecasts. Of course, he’s also one of the franchise’s all-time best players. Frazier was part of two championship...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Robin Lopez, Knicks finalizing four-year deal

The “Summer of Strangely Good Decisions” continues for the New York Knicks. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the franchise is closing a deal with free agent Robin Lopez. The Knicks are finalizing a four-year, $54 million agreement with free agent center Robin Lopez, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 3, 2015 ...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez responds to Khloe Kardashian dating rumors

Robin Lopez responded to rumors that Khloe Kardashian might have interest in him with some fantastic sarcasm. There have not been any reports that Lopez and Kardashian are dating, but a gossip item said the reality TV personality has interest in the Trail Blazers center. Here is the item from the New York Daily News...Read More
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robin Lopez continues feud with Pistons mascot

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez and opposing team mascots just do not get along. Lopez once called The Raptor the league’s most annoying mascot, pushed (Rockets mascot) Clutch and wrestled (Pistons mascot) Hooper a year ago. Some things never change. Lopez and the Trail Blazers traveled to Detroit for a matchup with the Pistons on Tuesday night. And Lopez caught a...
Via The Sports Daily
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Robin Lopez posts selfie with ‘Simpsons’ doppelganger Sideshow Bob (pic)

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez created a temporal rift in the space-time continuum — or something — when he posted a selfie of himself with an image of his Springfield doppelganger — Sideshow Bob from “The Simpsons” — in the background. Given the proximity of Lopez’s visage and the Bob image, the photo makes […] The post Robin Lopez posts selfie with ...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers: The surprise of the West

Blazers off to sizzling start with Aldridge, Lillard, and Batum taking the lead. photocred: getty images I think it’s time to give the Portland Trail Blazers the props they impressively deserve.  After a month of excuses and write offs, the Blazers have proven to be not only playoff contender in the West, but a Western power. With a conference-tying-high 15-3 record and an 11...
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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