No Kemba, no problem: Lin leads Hornets rally to beat Cavs

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Even without their leading scorer, the Charlotte Hornets finally found a way to beat LeBron James. Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Hornets rallied in the second half for a 106-97 victory over James and the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and three other players finished...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin Outduels Kyrie Irving, In Hornets Win

Jeremy Lin and the Charlotte Hornets brought their game to the next level with the visiting Cavs in town. Toppling Kyrie Irving and crew for the first time in five meetings. Lin finished with 24 points and eight assists, picking up for the slack for an injured Kemba Walker. “Kemba, honestly, is irreplaceable. We all know that,” said Lin, who also had eight assists. “(But)...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin scores 24 as Hornets rally to beat Cavaliers 106-97

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Charlotte Hornets rallied in the second half to beat the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 106-97 on Wednesday night. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and three other players finished in double figures for the Hornets, who overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to snap a four-game losing...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jeremy Lin’s hair has attracted plenty of attention from NBA announcers

In his first season with the Charlotte Hornets, Jeremy Lin has performed well as a reserve guard, averaging 12.3 points and 3.2 assists per game. But more than finding a regular role in Charlotte and contributing meaningful minutes to a team on the fringes of the Eastern Conference playoff race, the story with Lin this season has been his hair. Earlier in the season, the sixth-year...
Via Awful Announcing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Linsanity is quietly back in Charlotte

On Saturday night, Jeremy Lin was in Charlotte's starting lineup, replacing an injured Nicolas Batum. He was squaring off against the New York Knicks, on the four-year anniversary of the day they called up him from the D-League and the phenomenon that became "Linsanity" officially started.Guess what happened? He had one of his best games of the season, scoring 26 points on just 17...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lin, Walker lead Hornets past Knicks 97-84

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Jeremy Lin and Kemba Walker scored 26 points each, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the New York Knicks 97-84 on Saturday night for their third win in the last four games. Lin and Walker were a combined 19 of 19 from the free-throw line. Charlotte only shot 34 percent from the field, but made 32 of 37 free throws as a team. P.J. Hairston chipped in with...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Jeremy Lin perfect the give-and-go on this nifty layup

Over the past few years, Jeremy Lin has become known for his ability to drive into the paint and finish among the trees. It's arguably his best skill, and the primary reason he's been able to stay in the NBA. But here's a sequence where Lin shows just how crafty he can be, while still showcasing the game's most fundamental two-man action:It's the give-and-go! A tried and true way...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The re-emergence of Jeremy Lin

Let's get one thing straight. This is not Linsanity.  Jeremy Lin has quietly become a key contributor for a Charlotte Hornets roster that is right in the thick of the Eastern Conference race. Sitting at 15-13, the 10th place Hornets are only five games behind first place Cavs. But more importantly, the gap between the second and 10th place teams is only 2.5 games. The Hornets...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Are Jeremy Lin and Linsanity making a comeback???

Three and a half years ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Jeremy Lin was the most talked about athlete in the world.  Lin’s shooting star of a winter breaking into the starting lineup of the New York Knicks was one of the more surreal stories in recent sports history.  After being considered to be a backup fringe player, Lin entered the starting lineup and Linsanity was born....
Via The Comeback
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets’ Jeremy Lin Just Took The Hipster Man Bun To A Whole New Level

The evolution of Jeremy Lin’s hair arguably has been more impressive than the evolution of the Charlotte Hornets offense this season. The point guard debuted a new ‘do Wednesday night against the Miami Heat and, needless to say, it’s slightly outrageous. Ladies and gentlemen, we bring you @jlin7's new hair
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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