|July 3 1:50 PM PT2:50 PM MT3:50 PM CT4:50 PM ET20:50 GMT4:50 1:50 PM MST3:50 PM EST0:50 UAE (+1)22:5016:50 ET3:50 PM CT19:50 - A person with knowledge of the details says center Robin Lopez has agreed to sign with the New York Knicks. Lopez will leave the Portland Trail Blazers to fill the open spot in the middle for the Knicks, the person says Friday on condition of anonymity because contracts can't yet be signed. Yahoo Sports reported Lopez would receive a four-year deal worth $54 million.
Analysis: Lopez would join his twin brother Brook in New York, picking the Knicks just days after Brook Lopez agreed to stay with the Brooklyn Nets for a reported $60 million over three years.
|Dec. 16 8:41 PM PT9:41 PM MT10:41 PM CT11:41 PM ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST8:41 UAE05:4123:41 ET10:41 PM CT2:41 - The Portland Trail Blazers, boosted by the return of Robin Lopez, held off the Utah Jazz 103-102 on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Lopez fractured his right hand in a Dec. 15 game against San Antonio and missed 23 contests. The 7-foot center, wearing a black wrap on his hand, made his first shot of the night, a dunk. He finished with 11 points and six rebounds in 25-plus minutes.