Brook Lopez posterizes Jusuf Nurkic
As his NBA career has progressed, Los Angeles Lakers center Brook Lopez has spent more time out on the perimeter as a pick and pop big man. During Monday's game against Portland, Lopez showed that not only can he put the ball on the deck but he can also finish with authority.
Portland's Jusuf Nurkic fell for the shot fake, and was ultimately on the receiving end of a one-handed dunk by Lopez.
This dunk may have evened things up for the Lakers, who watched Tyler Ennis get dropped by Shabazz Napier earlier in the game.
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