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Lopez Latest Among Top Games by Nets' Centers

NetsDaily research shows that Brook Lopez's 31-point outbreak against the Thunder and his solid 28-point performance in the Celtic blowout were among the highest scoring games by a Nets center in the past two decades. His 31 points against OKC is also the most by a Nets' center since 1996, when Shawn Bradley had 32.

Here's what we found using Basketball Reference's Player Game Finder:

38 points - Sam Bowie - March 1992

34 points - Sam Bowie - December 1991

32 points - Shawn Bradley - March 1996

31 points - Brook Lopez - January 2009

30 points - Benoit Benjamin - January 1995

30 points - Sam Bowie - January 1992

29 points - Nenad Krstic - March 2006

29 points - Todd MacColluch - November 2001

29 points - Sam Bowie - April 1990

29 points - Sam Bowie - March 1990

28 points - Brook Lopez - January 2009

28 points - Nenad Krstic - December 2006

28 points - Sam Bowie - April 1991

28 points - Sam Bowie - December 1990

In fact, Lopez already has, after playing only a half season, two of the 15 highest scoring games by a Nets' center and six of the top 100 in the past two decades.