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G70 Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets: Lin Listed as Day-to-Day

G70 Detroit Pistons vs Brooklyn Nets: Lin Listed as Day-to-Day

The Nets listed Jeremy Lin’s status as day-to-day after he suffered sprained ankle in the loss against the Dallas Mavericks. They are being cautious with the injury and might use a few games to evaluate Spencer Dinwiddie/Archie Goodwin as PGs while waiting for Lin to recover. Archie Goodwin’s 10-day contract still has 5 more days left so he might get some playing minutes in the next three games against Detroit Pistons, Phoenix Suns, and Washington Wizards. The good news is reportedly training on March 21 to shoot although with little elevation as reported by Bryan Forseca. “Jeremy Lin is training with Kenny Atkinson at the far end. Taking jumpers with little to no elevation... »

G69 Nets Seek a Rematch against Mavericks at Home

G69 Nets Seek a Rematch against Mavericks at Home

  The Nets lost a tough-game 95-98 to Boston Celtics who missed Isaiah Thomas for injuries. The Nets had a chance to win the second game of back-to-back game but they had to fight an uphill battle when Lin checked in late with only 2:41 left in the 4th quarter with the Nets trailing 6 points, 85-91. Coach Kenny Atkinson tried to put Lin in at 6min mark in the 4th quarter when the Nets was trailing 77-80 but Lin had to wait 3 long minutes because there was no dead ball situation and Kenny did not want to burn a timeout too early. In hindsight, perhaps he should have called a timeout or inserted Lin with LeVert at 6:42 mark but he showed good intention to rely on Lin nonetheless. He might... »

G68 Nets Seek to Surprise Isaiah-Less Celtics

G68 Nets Seek to Surprise Isaiah-Less Celtics

Despite the poor shooting night (5-16), Jeremy Lin showed why he is a difference-maker by leading the Nets to snap 33-road game losing streak against Eastern Conference teams by beating the Knicks 121-110. Lin finished with 15 points, 8 assists, 4 rebounds, 2 steal in 30 minutes, the longest he has played in 11 games after All-Star Break. Rondae-Hollis Jefferson played well to finish with 20 points, 11 rebounds. Brook Lopez finished with 24 points/6 rebounds. Lin is making a believer out of many Nets fans by showcasing his ability to propel his teammates to play better outscoring the Knicks 38-26 in the 3rd quarter after being down 7 points in listless first half. After going 0-5 in 3-pt sho... »

G67 Jeremy Lin and the Nets Attempt to Tie Season Series with NY Knicks at the MSG

G67 Jeremy Lin and the Nets Attempt to Tie Season Series with NY Knicks at the MSG

Jeremy Lin at the Madison Square Garden always brings a special feeling of nostalgic Linsanity. Never mind that Lin tried to downplay the upcoming game as just another game after Linsanity happened 5 years ago; Linsanity will always bring special moments of excitement in the Knicks history. Jeremy Lin’s team has a convincing 8-3 record against the Knicks (when he played) since he left the team 5 years ago; it is even more impressive considering 2 losses happened during the Lakers 2014-15 tanking season under the Tank Commander Byron Scott. After playing 10 consecutive games after the All-Star Break, Lin expressed he finally is getting sharper especially in his strength to attack the ba... »

G66 Jeremy Lin and the Nets Need to Prevent Westbrook Triple-Double to Beat OKC Thunder

G66 Jeremy Lin and the Nets Need to Prevent Westbrook Triple-Double to Beat OKC Thunder

The Nets managed to snap 16-home game losing streak against the Knicks with 120-112 win. The Nets hit an impressive 19 three-pointers (19-38) as a team. After a slow 0-9 shooting start in the first three quarters, Jeremy Lin showcased a mini-Linsanity run in the fourth quarter to score 9pts/1ast/1reb along with great ball movement by the Nets to neutralize the Knicks run. After the game, Lin shared the fatigue after coming back from the 8-game road trip impacting his body in the first three quarters. Nets vs Thunder Matchup Russell Westbrook’s triple-double stats is astounding. He has 32 triple-doubles and is only 9 away from Oscar Robertson’s single-season record from 1961-62 se... »