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Jeremy Lin knows Nets must fix a big flaw, or it’ll be a long season

The Nets were arguably the NBA’s worst defensive team last season and have been undeniably the worst this preseason. When — and if — coach Kenny Atkinson can fix that will determine how they perform this upcoming season. “It’s definitely a cause for concern,’’ Jeremy Lin told The Post. “You never ever want to be...
Via New York Post
23 hours ago

Jeremy Lin gets chance to lead rebuilding Brooklyn Nets

By Brian Mahoney, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK — Jeremy Lin was briefly the biggest thing in the Big Apple, maybe in all of basketball, the last time he played in New York. Linsanity didn’t last long and neither did Lin’s time as a starting point guard. He mostly came off the bench while playing for three teams over the last three seasons, but now he’s getting another shot...
Via The Denver Post
1 day ago

Hornets relish talk of underdog role after free agent losses

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kemba Walker keeps hearing from his friends around the league that the Charlotte Hornets won't be as good after losing Jeremy Lin, Courtney Lee and Al Jefferson to free agency in the offseason. Walker doesn't mind hearing that. ''I kind of like it that way,'' the Hornets' 6-foot point guard said with a big grin. ''The year we did have high expectations (in...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Does Brook-Lin work in Nets’ new offense?

When the Nets acquired Jeremy Lin, both the fans and marketing minds were eager to come up with the phrase ‘Brook-Lin’ . On the court it represented an intriguing pick-and-roll duo between Jeremy Lin and Brook Lopez. It might have been premature to assume it was going to work that way. The Nets have a completely new system, one that fits the modern NBA style of an uptempo...
Via Nets Daily
1 day ago

Jeremy Lin gets chance to lead rebuilding Nets in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) Jeremy Lin was briefly the biggest thing in the Big Apple, maybe in all of basketball, the last time he played in New York. Linsanity didn't last long and neither did Lin's time as a starting point guard. He mostly came off the bench while playing for three teams over the last three seasons, but now he's getting another shot. The Brooklyn Nets are giving Lin the...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

First signs Jeremy Lin and Brook Lopez are developing chemistry

Jeremy Lin hasn’t played a single regular-season game for the Nets, but already he is the most popular player in their admittedly brief Brooklyn history. He has comedy. He has charisma. But if the Nets are going to win games, Lin needs chemistry. If the Nets are going to avoid, as predicted, being the NBA’s...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

J.R. Smith vehemently denies acting racist toward Jeremy Lin

J.R. Smith took to Twitter to post a vehement denial that he ever behaved in a racist manner towards Jeremy Lin when the two were New York Knicks teammates. Smith’s decision to issue a denial stems from comments made by Lin — now with the Brooklyn Nets — during an appearance Wednesday on the Boomer & Carton radio program. Carton asked Lin if he ever experienced racial...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin: ‘I’m not playing basketball in a diaper’

Jeremy Lin is already doing great things in his still brief tenure in Brooklyn, showing tremendous ability both on and off the basketball court. Seriously, we’ve only played 5 preseason games and he’s easily the most popular player to every wear a Brooklyn Nets jersey. It’s incredible. Anyway, Lin is not only the team’s best basketball player, but he’s charming and capable...
Via Nets Daily
3 days ago

What’s next? 2016-17 Brooklyn Nets: I don’t know who is on the Nets

By now, NBA season previews are rolling out. Countless basketball sites, podcasts, and television shows are breaking down all 30 teams; projecting how each will fare based on additions and subtractions. I would like to do something different and focus on teams through the fish-eyed lens of their respective most-intriguing player or players. I continue with the Brooklyn Nets. Take...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin wants to ‘find a home’ in free agency

After bouncing around the NBA, Jeremy Lin wants to land somewhere where he’ll be staying for a while. It’s appearing likely that that place will not be New Orleans. Lin told the World Economic Forum that he wants to find a permanent home, as well as a team that can maximize his potential. “I’ve played six years in the NBA; I’ve played on five different teams. I’ve played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

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