A lot of pundits may be surprised at how well Brook Lopez has been playing, but Rod Thorn says he's not. "He has played about where we anticipated he would, maybe a little better for his first year," said Thorn, noting Lopez had impressed in the summer league. Not to say he can't improve, said Thorn, particularly on defense. One person not impressed by Lopez's selection to the Rookie Challenge: Robin Lopez.
- No surprise, Nets' Lopez is confident - Brendan Kuty - SNY