You can’t stop Brook Lopez when he gets hot. After Lionel Hollins announced that Lopez and Mason Plumlee would both start, the big man came out firing and scored 18 points in the first quarter. It was the highest total by a Net in the first quarter this season.
The great Ian Eagle wondered if Dallas was unprepared for the Nets to start Lopez, and his insertion into the lineup threw them off.
Watch the last few Lopez buckets here: