In an interview with Chris Mannix of NBC Sports, Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said that Brook Lopez is "absolutely" a building block for Brooklyn.
Nets GM Sean Marks said he is not looking to trade Brook Lopez or Thaddeus Young.
Sean Marks has assured Brook Lopez that he will be a building block for the franchise, and not a trade chip.
Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young will be shut down for the remainder of the season.
Brook Lopez scored 16 points with eight rebounds, four assists and one block in 30 minutes against the Knicks on Friday.
Brook Lopez is in the starting lineup vs. the Knicks on Friday.
Brook Lopez is expected to return on Friday against the Knicks.
Brook Lopez (rest) will not play on Thursday vs. the Cavaliers.
Brook Lopez played just 15 minutes and hit 2-of-7 shots for five points, three rebounds and four turnovers in Tuesday's ugly loss to the Magic.
Brook Lopez and Bojan Bogdanovic were benched to start the second half of Tuesday's game vs. the Magic.
Brook Lopez scored 26 points against the Heat on Monday with four rebounds and one block in 35 minutes.
Brook Lopez scored 23 points in a 120-110 win over the Pacers on Saturday, adding nine rebounds, four assists, two steals and four turnovers in 38 minutes.
Brook Lopez scored 22 points during a surprising 104-95 win over the Cavs on Thursday, adding seven rebounds, five assists and one steal.
Interim head coach Tony Brown acknowledged that the Nets have discussed a scenario in which Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young will see a minutes reduction or rest-related shutdown.