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Bulls’ Fred Hoiberg confuses Brook Lopez’s name with twin Robin during press conference

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04: Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets and Robin Lopez #8 of the New York Knicks battle under the boards during their game at Madison Square Garden on December 4, 2015 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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It was the best thing the Bulls got back in the Derrick Rose trade with the Knicks. If they could have, the Bulls would have shipped Rose out of town for a rack of shoot around basketballs, but what they got in return was a quality NBA center who can defend the rim in Robin Lopez (there were other parts to the deal).

Except, during his press conference Bulls’ coach Fred Hoiberg confused Robin with his brother (and Brooklyn Net) Brook.

Fred, you can tell them apart by the hair.

Obviously, this was an accidental slip of the tongue — Hoiberg goes on to describe Robin’s game, not the more offensive-minded Brook — and nobody is going to be mad at him four it. Not the Lopez brothers, who are used to it.

Besides, Robin’s game probably better fits what the Bulls need in their retooling.

The only person who would probably rather have Brook is Benny the Bull.