Brook Lopez is averaging 19.0 points and 8.8 rebounds while shooting 60 percent over the last six games and people around the league have taken notice. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra calls him "Mr. Baby Fundamental" in comparing him to Tim Duncan ... who he'll face for the first time Friday. Lopez is just part of what could be one of the best draft classes in NBA history.
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