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Jeremy Lin: ‘I’m not trying to recreate Linsanity’

Los Angeles Lakers new point guard Jeremy Lin said Thursday during his introductory news conference that he is not trying to recreate ‘Linsanity.’ “I’m not trying to relive that banner season,” Lin said. “I think that’s been a big weight off my shoulders and I think that’s very important for me as a player. I’m not trying to recreate a ‘Linsanity.’ I’m not...
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Return of Linsanity? Jeremy Lin wearing No. 17 for Lakers

Jeremy Lin wore No. 7 as a rookie with the Warriors, and he wore No. 7 during his most-recent underwhelming seasons with the Rockets. Between, he donned No. 17 for the Knicks while capturing everyone’s imagination during Linsanity. The Lakers hope that magic returns, and they’re giving him the number he wore when the Harvard-groomed, Asian-American pick-and-roll specialist...
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Third time's the charm: Lakers finally land point guard Jeremy Lin

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- If you ever catch Jeremy Lin's dad, Gie-Ming, in a pickup game, chances are you'll see him throwing up hook shot after hook shot. It's in homage to "The Captain," Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Lin's father is a huge fan of the Lakers great and the NBA's all-time leading scorer. Perhaps, Lin was always destined to become a Laker all along...
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Jeremy Lin says he’s not trying to recreate Linsanity with Lakers

As Jeremy Lin has moved from the Houston Rockets to the bright lights of Los Angeles and the Lakers, there is some discussion about Lin’s “Linsanity” past with the New York Knicks. During today’s introductory press conference, Jeremy came forward and said that his time with the Lakers will not be trying to recreate the past according to Lakers Nation reporter Serena Winters...
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Jeremy Lin says that Kobe Bryant is an idol in Asia

Today, the Los Angeles Lakers officially announced Jeremy Lin’s arrival with a press conference to talk about him joining the team. One of the questions asked to Lin during the press conference was describing the Los Angeles Lakers brand in the Asia region and Lin noted that Kobe was treated in high regard according to Lakers Nation reporter Serena Winters: Lin describing Lakers...
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Jeremy Lin Sporting His No. 17 Lakers Jersey

Jeremy Lin wearing his No. 17 LA Lakers jersey for the first time.   The post Jeremy Lin Sporting His No. 17 Lakers Jersey appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Kobe Bryant’s text to Jeremy Lin: “Welcome to the team”

Jeremy Lin may have been on a whirlwind tour of Asia when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this month, though Kobe Bryant still managed to get in touch with the 25-year-old and get a simple message across to his new partner: “Welcome to the team.” In a recent interview with a Chinese website (via Jeremy Lin Post), the Lakers’ new point guard revealed that Bryant...
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VIDEO: Byron Scott says he’s a Jeremy Lin fan “I’m a Jeremy Lin fan.” No, that’s not a quote from Mike D’Antoni. During a recent interview with Time Warner Cable SportsNet, Lakers legend Byron Scott revealed that he’s a fan of Lin and the way he competes when on the court. “I like Jeremy, I really do. I think he’s a kid that plays the right way [and] plays extremely hard. He seems to always be in...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers schedule press conferences for Jeremy Lin, Ed Davis, Carlos Boozer

The Los Angeles Lakers are finally set to welcome their new additions to the team. According to Mark Medina from the L.A. Daily News, the purple and gold will hold separate introductory press conferences for Ed Davis (Wednesday), Jeremy Lin (Thursday) and Carlos Boozer (Friday). Lakers will have press conferences this week for Ed Davis (Wed), Jeremy Lin (Thurs) and Carlos Boozer...
2 days ago  |  1 Comment

VIDEO: Five reasons Lakers fans should support the Jeremy Lin trade

Many fans of the Los Angeles Lakers were mad when the purple and gold traded for Jeremy Lin last week. They were hoping for LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony and ended up with a point guard who lost his starting spot in Houston last year and will earn $15 million next season. However, things really are not that bad. Lin is actually a better player than people think and the trade helps...
8 days ago  |  1 Comment
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