Month: July 2015

A candid interview with Jeremy Lin

A candid interview with Jeremy Lin

Chinese company QQ conducted an in-depth, candid interview with Jeremy on July 27, 2015. Impressively, Jeremy answered the questions in Chinese. More impressively, he was very candid and revealing with his answers. Original source: http://sports.qq.com/a/20150727/006209.htm New video with English subtitles: English translation (provided by @kittyhead, minor edits by @realdsb): QQ Sports: Now the q... »

Hornets media and fan sites

Hornets media and fan sites

Here are the Hornets media sources and fan sites that you can follow. This page will be stickied as a reference page. If you know of more, please add a comment, and one of the mods can update this page.  (Thanks to blubell for getting this list started) Web Twitter Media Sites Official Hornets http://www.nba.com/hornets/ https://twitter.com/hornets https://twitter.com/HornetsPR Charlotte Observer ... »

Jeremy Lin Press Conference – Charlotte Hornets

Jeremy Lin Press Conference – Charlotte Hornets

Let’s tune in to http://hornets.com today at 1pm EST for @JLin7‘s live introductory press conference in #BuzzCity! You can also tweet a question to @JLin7 at @hornets and he could answer it! https://twitter.com/hornets/status/620554081598337024 Have a question that you'd like to ask @JLin7? Tweet it to us here and he could answer it today in his first Hornets Twinterview! — C... »

Charlotte Hornets roster

Charlotte Hornets roster

Last year, Hornets were 9th in defense, 28th in offense, and last in 3PT%. They made it a point to upgrade their offense and spacing this offseason, acquiring SF Batum, C Spencer Hawes, PF Kaminsky, and of course PG Lin. Here’s a brief overview of the team (disclaimer: I’m not that familiar with most of the players, just gleaned from articles). You can read more details at http://www.a... »

Jeremy Lin going to the Charlotte Hornets

Jeremy Lin going to the Charlotte Hornets

“Going into my first true free agency as an NBA player this off-season, the one thing that mattered to me the most was finding a team that would be a good fit for me. I wanted to be on a team where I would be able to play freely and truly play the game I love with joy again. That has always been the most important thing to me. After a LOT of prayer and long discussions with family and friend... »

Mavs pursuing Lin using sign-and-trade

Mavs pursuing Lin using sign-and-trade

If this happens, it would bring things full circle. The Mavs were the ones who gave Lin’s first opportunity in the NBA by inviting him to their summer league after he went undrafted. Lin might not have made much impact in summer league because their future PG was supposed to be Rodrigue Beaubois. But Beaubois got hurt, so Lin got to play against John Wall in a summer league matchup. Lin ende... »

Awaiting Jeremy Lin’s New Team in 2015-16

Awaiting Jeremy Lin’s New Team in 2015-16

It’s July 4. Happy Independence Day in the US! Jeremy has announced that he will wait for DeAndre Jordan and Lamarcus Aldridge to make their decision before he makes his own. And today he will be back to the US from Asia Trip at 9:30pm according to @melody Which team will Jeremy choose? Will it be Spurs as a backup PG or Mavs as  a starting PG to pursue championships? Or will it be 76ers to ... »

Free Agency Day 1 Recap

Free Agency Day 1 Recap

That was quite a first day of NBA free agency. Over $1B in contracts committed. There were many seemingly overpaid players, but the NBA salary cap will be increasing by 60% over the next 2 years, so those contracts won’t outrageous next year. Most of the Day 1 signings were teams re-signing their own players. Not too many surprises, except for Kevin Love (it wasn’t known whether he wou... »