TAG: Jeremy Lin

NBA / Dec 10, 2014 / 12:00 am

Photos: Kobe Bryant, Lakers Wear “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts

Kobe Bryant

The NBA’s “I Can’t Breathe” campaign is officially bi-coastal. After Derrick Rose started the trend and LeBron James and company continued it, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers kept it going by wearing shirts in support of Eric Garner before Tuesday’s game versus the Sacramento Kings. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Dec 8, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Lakers Bench Lin & Boozer After Celtics Loss

Jordan Hill, Carlos Boozer, Jeremy Lin

The Lakers are at 5-16, and coach Byron Scott is ready to shake things up. After losing to the Celtics on Friday, 113-95, Carlos Boozer and Jeremy Lin — their two biggest offseason pickups — have been relegated to the bench, replaced by Ed Davis and Ronnie Price, respectively. Read More »

Video / Nov 29, 2014 / 12:15 am

Watch Jeremy Lin Find Wes Johnson For An And-1 Alley-Oop From Halfcourt

Wesley Johnson

Wesley Johnson

End the Los Angeles Lakers season now; this will be as good as it gets. Watch Jeremy Lin find Wes Johnson with a beautiful and-1 alley-oop from halfcourt versus the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 17, 2014 / 11:00 am

Jeremy Lin Eloquently Sums Up The Lakers

Jeremy Lin

The Lakers were crushed last night and Jeremy Lin went scoreless — 0-for-2 from the field — in 22 minutes of action. When reporters asked him about the state of LA’s crappy team (the Clippers are 5-3), Lin conjured all that he had learned as part of his Ivy League education and gave an eloquent and well thought out explanation. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 15, 2014 / 11:45 am

GIFs: Kawhi Leonard Flat-Out Rips Jeremy Lin On Successive Possessions

Kawhi Leonard

Jeremy Lin must not watch game film. Just a few days removed from swiping Chris Paul’s dribble to help seal a crunch-time win, Kawhi Leonard was back to his thieving antics last night. Watch the San Antonio Spurs’ Finals MVP rip the ball from Lin on successive possessions in his team’s 93-80 win over the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on Friday. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Nov 10, 2014 / 9:45 am

Video: Jeremy Lin’s 21 Points Leads Lakers To First Win

Jeremy Lin

The Lakers, stuck without a win through their first five games, finally notched a “W” with a 107-92 victory over the visiting Hornets Sunday night. Jeremy Lin, and a rather inept Hornets offense, were a big reason why. Lin dropped 21 points and added seven dimes in a shade under 33 minutes of action. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Video: This Awful Kobe Bryant Posession Is Lakers’ Offense In A Nutshell

Kobe Bryant

At least Kobe Bryant is getting his shots and points? In a perfect encapsulation of the Los Angeles Lakers’ wholesale offensive labors, watch the Mamba try to take-on three Phoenix Suns defenders as his overmatched teammates wait for a pass that will never come. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 10:15 am

Watch Jeremy Lin’s Pretty Off-Hand And-1 Layup

Terrence Jones, Jeremy Lin

Terrence Jones, Jeremy Lin (Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)

The poor Lakers were crushed last night by the Rockets, 108-90, in their opening home game of the 2014-15 season. Not only did Dwight elbow Mamba before trading barbs, but exciting rookie Julius Randle fractured his tibia. Point guard Jeremy Lin struggled, too, going just 1-for-5 from the field for seven points in 29 minutes. Except, his lone bucket was pretty tight. Read More »

NBA / Oct 11, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Kobe On Lin: “I’m…Going To Challenge Him To Be A Great Defensive Player”

Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant

It’s going to be a long season for Jeremy Lin in Los Angeles. The Lakers aren’t going to be very strong defensively, and that’s on everyone. But after the Warriors beat the Lakers, 120-105, Thursday night, Kobe Bryant — taking on a pseudo-coaching role, it seems — was clear that Lin will have to make his defense a priority this season. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Oct 8, 2014 / 10:00 am

Lin On What Sets Kobe Apart From Other Big-Name Stars: “How Hard He Works…”

Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant

New Los Angeles Laker backup point guard Jeremy Lin has played with Carmelo Anthony in New York and James Harden in Houston. That’s why when the Orange County Register‘s Bill Oram asked him what sets Kobe Bryant apart from other superstars, the newest Laker was in a unique position to provide a pretty definitive answer. Read More »