File this one under...I have no idea. Seriously. But, according to folks at today's Nets practice, Brook Lopez said that he wants to be a Wookiee in the next Star Wars movie. He then went on to say that he's not kidding. He really, really wants to be a Wookiee.
Brook Lopez wants to be a Wookie in the next Star Wars movie. He's asking for this to be a public plea to @starwars executives.— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) December 22, 2014
That tweet wasn't a joke. Brook Lopez really wants to be a Wookie in the next @starwars movie.— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) December 22, 2014
Brook Lopez launched into a speech about why he should be cast as a Wookie in upcoming Star Wars. "You guys think I'm kidding, but I'm not."— Andy Vasquez (@andy_vasquez) December 22, 2014
Besides lobbying to play Tues, Brook Lopez is lobbying Star Wars to add him as a Wookie in The Force Awakens. He definitely has the height— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) December 22, 2014
Lopez had about a three-minute Star Wars rant which is going to go viral very quickly.— Fred Katz (@FredKatz) December 22, 2014
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So, there you have it. Lopez, who has missed the Nets last eight games with a lower back strain, returned to practice on Monday, but is not yet cleared to play on Tuesday against the Nuggets.
- Brook Lopez really wants to be in the new ‘Star Wars’ movie - Jeff Case - NBA.com
- Brook Lopez wants to be Wookie in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Devin Kharpertian - The Brooklyn Game
- Brook: 'I'd love to be a Wookiee' - Ohm Youngmisuk - ESPN New York
- Nets' Lopez makes his pitch - Andy Vasquez - The Record
Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez Wants to Appear in 'Star Wars' as a Wookiee - Kyle Newport - Bleacher Report