TAG: Jeremy Lin

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 »

Smack / Sep 29, 2014 / 10:00 am

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

Jeremy Lin

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

Jeremy Lin

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

Jeremy Lin

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 »