TAG: Jeremy Lin

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 »

Smack / Sep 29, 2014 / 10:00 am

Video: Jeremy Lin Pokes Fun at Chris Paul, Richard Sherman & More In Ad Spoof

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It’s summer time and training camps just started opening for team’s this past weekend. That means new Laker Jeremy Lin had plenty of time to film a funny set of parody ads, lampooning Chris Paul and Cliff Paul‘s famous State Farm ads, Richard Sherman‘s Beats by DRE spots, “The Most Interesting Man in the World” series for Dos Equis and more. Read More »

GIFs, Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 10, 2014 / 9:45 am

Video: Watch Jeremy Lin Surprise Madame Tussauds Visitors In San Francisco

Jeremy Lin at Madame Tussauds

Carmelo Anthony has a wax figure at Madame Tussauds in mid-town Manhattan, but he never did this. During the unveiling of the Jeremy Lin wax statue at the Madame Tussauds in San Francisco (Lin was born in Torrance, CA and grew up in Palo Alto), Lin stopped by incognito — as a frighteningly realistic statue. Read More »

Twitter / Aug 29, 2014 / 11:15 am

The Connections Between Hello Kitty And The NBA

Jeremy Lin

It was revealed this week that Hello Kitty is actually not a cat. While this might not be a big deal for most, for whatever reason Hello Kitty has been tied to the NBA a lot. The recent news is a nice opportunity to explore the odd connections between Hello Kitty and the NBA. Read More »

instagram / Aug 21, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Jeremy Lin Celebrates Mother’s Birthday By Smashing Cake In Her Face

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Jeremy Lin has already “dunked” on his mother this summer, but apparently that wasn’t enough. To “celebrate” his mom’s birthday, the Los Angeles Lakers guard smashed a cake in her face. Read More »

Smack / Aug 8, 2014 / 11:00 am

Rocket Donatas Motiejunas On “Hi & Bye” Relations With Howard & Harden

Donatas Montiejunas

Rockets 7-foot forward/center Donatas Motiejunas, D-Mo, spoke earlier this summer about former teammate Chandler Parsons and questioned whether Parsons was worth the near-max offer sheet Parsons signed with Dallas. He also wondered whether James Harden would be comfortable as the third-highest paid player in Houston. Now he’s sounding off on his current — cornerstone — teammates, Dwight Howard and Harden while praising former teammate Jeremy Lin. Read More »

instagram, Video / Aug 6, 2014 / 7:45 pm

Jeremy Lin Puts His Mom On #JLinDunkCam

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Jeremy Lin (photo. Instagram)

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin is a little late on the “dunk cam” meme, but we’ll forgive him – posterizations like this don’t have an expiration date. Lin went all out for his #JLinDunkCam video with three amusing jams, even “dunking” all over his poor, unsuspecting mother in the kitchen. Read More »

Video / Jul 30, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Jeremy Lin “Goes Hollywood” In Hilarious Parody Video

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Jeremy Lin (photo. jlin7 YouTube)

Jeremy Lin is taking his talents back to California in 2014-2015 after being traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. And three months removed from tip-off of the coming season, the Harvard graduate is already capitalizing on the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. Lin starred in “Jeremy Lin Goes Hollywood,” a hilarious parody video featuring actor Harry Shum, musician AJ Rafael, and filmmaker Phil Wang. Read More »

NBA / Jul 25, 2014 / 11:30 am

Jeremy Lin On Lakers Trade: “I Just Want To Be Myself”

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The Lakers introduced Jeremy Lin at a press conference on Thursday. He spoke about Kobe Bryant and was asked about the Linsanity era in New York. Read More »