Australian fans go bonkers for Brook Lopez (video)

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Brook Lopez is one of the NBA’s most underrated players. The Bucks center provides so much floor-spacing value and direct efficiency with his 3-point shooting, and he’s an excellent interior defender. Lopez is more effective than many more-celebrated players.

But Lopez is apparently plenty appreciated in Australia.

During Team USA’s exhibition win over Canada in Sydney today, the crowd went wild for him.

ESPN:

After the game, Team USA coach Gregg Popovich asked the question on everyone’s mind.

Benyam Kidané of NBA Australia: