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Houston Rockets – Jeremy Lin as an Example of Why James Harden Isn’t Close to the Best

Posted on 20 Aug, 2014, by in Basketball

It’s good to have confidence, but James Harden saying about himself that he’s the best player in the NBA is closer to comedy material, when you consider he’s probably the main reason the Houston Rockets lost to the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the playoffs, and being “so good” is part of why Jeremy Lin was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. More

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Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin & Kobe Bryant Get a Revenge Season Opener

Posted on 14 Aug, 2014, by in Basketball

The Los Angeles Lakers will play their first game of the 2014-2015 NBA Season against the Houston Rockets. This means Jeremy Lin will play his first game on his new team against the old one, while Kobe Bryant, back from a long injury that kept out from most of last season, will play against Dwight Howard for the first time since their turbulent time together. More

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Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin Has Himself to Think About Too

Posted on 9 Aug, 2014, by in Basketball

Contract years are a different kind of breed in the NBA scenario. Players often focus on padding up their own stats in order to get a fat juicy contract when they become free agents before reverting back to their “real” selves. Jeremy Lin is in that kind of situation this season with the Los Angeles Lakers and even though it’s slightly against his nature, he has to start playing for himself as well as the team. More

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Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin Might be Able to Have Fun Again

Posted on 7 Aug, 2014, by in Basketball

On an individual level, Jeremy Lin finding a new team means something of a fresh start to his career. Not just actually playing in the right position, role and minutes for the Los Angeles Lakers, but looking like someone who is having fun on the court again, which usually means Lin at his best. His video on Instagram which includes a posterizing dunk on his mother is in line with that attitude. More

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Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin Can Make Whatever This is Work

Posted on 5 Aug, 2014, by in Basketball

Who are the 2014-2015 Los Angeles Lakers? It’s too soon to even call this a work in progress. This will obviously revolve around Kobe Bryant, but Jeremy Lin can be a vital piece of their possible success, although it does mean that Byron Scott gives him a shot at sometimes leading this team. More

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5 More Memes About Kobe Bryant Not Passing to Jeremy Lin & Los Angeles Lakers Teammates

Posted on 4 Aug, 2014, by in Basketball

We’re still not any more knowledgeable about how good the Los Angeles Lakers will be next season, if at all. One main focus for everyone will be Kobe Bryant coming back from his injury and what it will all mean for Jeremy Lin on a new team or Julius Randle trying to make an impact as a rookie with plenty of expectations. More

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Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin Will Learn From Kobe Bryant & Steve Nash

Posted on 31 Jul, 2014, by in Basketball

His first and maybe only season with the Los Angeles Lakers isn’t the first time Jeremy Lin has been around players who’ll end up in the hall of fame one day, but it’s a very different thing playing next to Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash, who won’t just benefit from their new teammate but could also be a very big influence on him. More

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Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin is Great for Steve Nash

Posted on 29 Jul, 2014, by in Basketball

The arrival of Jeremy Lin to become the starting point guard of the Los Angeles Lakers might mean less minutes for Steve Nash who is reaching the final stage of his career, but it also allows the future hall of famer to take it easier, and making it possible for the coach and team to give him plenty of rest, as the last two years have shown he’s going to need it. More

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Kobe Bryant Decides What Happens, Not Byron Scott

Posted on 28 Jul, 2014, by in Basketball

The Los Angeles Lakers have been busy this offseason. They may have gotten Julius Randle in the draft or added Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer through free agency and trades. They even hired a new coach, something of a Laker legend, in Byron Scott. And yet one name remains – Kobe Bryant. Even if he doesn’t want to, his presence will be standing in the way of this franchise getting healthy and better. More

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12 Best Memes of Jeremy Lin Joining Kobe Bryant & the Los Angeles Lakers

Posted on 27 Jul, 2014, by in Basketball

When this offseason began, Kobe Bryant was hoping that he would be able lure stars like LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony to the Los Angeles Lakers. It turns out no one really wants to play with him, and Jeremy Lin being the team’s biggest acquisition resulted in a series of jokes and memes at the expense of the Black Mamba. More