Author: Spot

Sonnet for Jeremy Lin

Sonnet for Jeremy Lin

  I wish I could sit there with you, supporting Give you hope, peace and strength for all you’ve been thru You faced several struggles and I feel for you, Then I found the right way to help you: praying. Every morning I am down on my knees begging, You can play your brand of basketball; or that your crew Find a trade to the coach who really loves you Cause when you’re on the corner, I feel li... »

Hope and Trust: A Cycle of All-Star, Primadonna, Lamb and Jeremy Lin

Hope and Trust: A Cycle of All-Star, Primadonna, Lamb and Jeremy Lin

Years have passed since Linsanity happened. Jeremy grew up and improved a lot as a player: – his defence is better, – his 3 point percentage is higher, – his turnover rate has been going down year after year, – he learned to play off ball and catch-and-shoot. What we have now is a mature player, a very skilled one, capable of any sort of things. One thing Jeremy still doesn... »

Lakers vs Rockets – “October 28”

Lakers vs Rockets – “October 28”

Well, the time has come. New season is about to begin. No time to build castle in the sky anymore, no time to fantasize this or that. Now it’s the moment to focus on the game. Let the court speaks, it always says the truth.   What a great present for this first game of the season: Los Angeles Lakers – Houston Rockets. Oh, the irony! And what surprises me the most is the date: October 28th. Pr... »

Two weeks …

Two weeks …

Summer is gone: the sun goes to the bed much earlier than the previous days, the leaves are falling from the trees, just like Edith Piaf sang in one of his most famous song, and the wind starts to knock on your window. Or at least it should be like that. Not here in South of Italy. I came to my country house on Sunday and started to play basketball on my little court. He was so hot I could even pl... »

From 713 (Houston) to 7/13: What Changed for Jeremy Lin

From 713 (Houston) to 7/13: What Changed for Jeremy Lin

After two seasons in Houston we can finally say: “Thank God It’s over!” 713 (Houston Telephone Area Code) Era At first they promised Jeremy to be the face of the franchise, be the go-to-guy… and then they threw him under the bus multiple times after they traded for James Harden. But, we know God has a perfect plan and everything happens for a reason. In Houston, Jeremy lear... »