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Milwaukee Bucks sign center Brook Lopez

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee Bucks have signed center Brook Lopez. 

A 10-year NBA veteran, Lopez spent the 2017-18 season with the Los Angeles Lakers after playing the first nine seasons of his career with the Brooklyn Nets.

“Brook is a proven NBA center who bolsters our front line with his size and skill set,” said Bucks General Manager Jon Horst. “He has demonstrated the ability to stretch the floor on offense, as well as anchor the defensive end of the court. He’s a great teammate and we know he will be a positive addition to our roster both on and off the court.”

According to a release from the Milwaukee Bucks, originally selected by the Nets with the 10th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, Lopez holds career averages of 17.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.7 blocks and 1.6 assists per game, appearing in 636 career games (599 starts) with the Nets and Lakers.

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