The same guy who blocked his shot in Miami limited his playing time in Phoenix. Still, Brook Lopez used his 18 minutes in the Rookie Challenge efficiently. Lopez scored 11 points on 5-6 shooting to go along with six rebounds and a game-high three blocks. Rookie coach and Lopez nemesis Dywane Wade started Marc Gasol over Lopez. Kevin Durant scored a record 46 points in the sophs' 122-116 win.
- Boxscore - NBA.com
- NBA sophomores defeat rookies 122-116 - AP
- Game Highlights (Video) - NBA.com
- Rookie Challenge: Durant's soar spot - John Hollinger - ESPN
- Rookie Grades - John Hollinger - ESPN
- Sophomore Grades - John Hollinger - ESPN
- Photo Gallery: Brook Lopez at the Rookie Challenge - NBA/Getty Images