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Lopez Legit

He's always ranked in the top three or four rookies, sometimes as high as #1. Now, with two consecutive Rookie of the Month awards, as many as any other rookie, Brook Lopez has to be considered a top contender for the Rookie of the Year award. ESPN ranks him just behind Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook. SI puts O.J. Mayo ahead of him as well. ESPN's David Thorpe says simply he could be "Tim Duncan Lite".