Robin Lopez is impressing, and here is a quick look at his stats through the first 3 games next to Joakim Noah (Batman), who is a very similar player/super hyped by the media, and he gets paid over twice as much as Lopez does! Through the first 3 games:
Robin - 14.3 points, 7.7 boards, and 2 blocks while shooting 56% from the field in only 31.6 minutes/game
Batman - 14.6 points, 8.6 boards, and 1.6 blocks while shooting 46% from the field in 38.3 minutes/game
I have to say, I hoped Lopez would play well, and I suspected he would play better in Monty's system and after getting the surgery done in the off season that allowed him to come back at 100%, but I didn't think he would play this well this early. He is bringing an attitude and a nastiness to this defense that is very reminiscent of TC, and I think he is a perfect fit with Monty. I would say our search for a starting center is over. Kudos to that man!
Supervillain Demps strikes again!