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Lopez happy to play on the fringe

The young center has been a Western Conference finals surprise for Phoenix

Updated: May 24, 2010, 11:09 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

PHOENIX -- It's Screech Powers he likes, not Dustin Diamond. Let's be clear about that.

After the game he had in Phoenix's 118-109 win over the Lakers in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night, Robin Lopez will get plenty of headlines in the morning.

He doesn't need anything linking him with Diamond, a much-maligned actor who has become a punchline. But Lopez embraces the Screech comparisons, the loveable nerd played by Diamond in the hit 1990s TV show "Saved by ...

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