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#2 Toronto Raptors vs #7 Orlando Magic Playoff Matchup: What We Can Expect From Jeremy Lin’s Role

#2 Toronto Raptors vs #7 Orlando Magic Playoff Matchup: What We Can Expect From Jeremy Lin’s Role

  82 games of 2018-19 regular season has concluded and the 2nd seed Toronto Raptors will meet the 7th seed Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference Playoff. The winner of this first round will meet the winner of Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets matchup. It is a good matchup for the Raptors who will avoid meeting #1 seed Milwaukee Bucks and #4 seed Boston Celtics until the Eastern Conference... »

Game 64 Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons: Lin’s Mission To Figure Out Timing and Space in the Raptors Offense

Game 64 Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons: Lin’s Mission To Figure Out Timing and Space in the Raptors Offense

Lin’s Mission to Improve His Timing and Spacing Within the Raptors Offense In the post-game interview with ESPN China reporter, Jeremy Lin mentioned that he wants to continue fitting in, he knows there is a lot to improve on as far as figuring out his timing and spacing within the offense. He’s excited for the future and just needs to be keep building and stay patient. ESPN China repor... »

Coach Nick Nurse Praised Jeremy Lin’s Outstanding Defense in Guarding Kyrie Irving

Coach Nick Nurse Praised Jeremy Lin’s Outstanding Defense in Guarding Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving demolished Toronto Raptors back in January 16 game with his 27 points, 18 assists, 5 rebounds (11-19 shooting) in the 117-108 win but Kyrie only mustered 7 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds in 28 minutes on the Feb 27 95-118 loss to Toronto. In the post-game interview, Coach Nurse praised Jeremy Lin because he stood out in his role of guarding Kyrie Irving after Danny Green got into foul ... »

Game 61 Orlando Magic vs Toronto Raptors: JLin Helps the Raptors Mentality to Figure Out Ways to Win

Game 61 Orlando Magic vs Toronto Raptors: JLin Helps the Raptors Mentality to Figure Out Ways to Win

Coach Nick Nurse received his first ejection due to 2 technical fouls protesting the referees’ calls in the Raptors 120-117 win over the Spurs. In the post-game interview, Coach Nurse likes that the Raptors are figuring out ways to win even with a little rust after the All-Star Break with Kahwi shooting 8-23 and Marc Gasol being out-of-whack (2-7 shooting, 4 points, 6 assists, 7 rebounds but... »

Jeremy Lin’s Rave Reviews in Toronto Raptors Debut; Coach Nick Nurse Wants a More Aggressive Lin

Jeremy Lin’s Rave Reviews in Toronto Raptors Debut; Coach Nick Nurse Wants a More Aggressive Lin

It was everything that is expected from Toronto Raptors fans who gave such a warm welcome Jeremy Lin in his debut, a mere hours away after signing his contract. Standing ovation, raucous cheers when Jeremy Lin made his first basket, electric atmosphere when Lowry and Lin showed immediate PG-to-PG chemistry by connecting a few times even when Jeremy admittedly only knew three plays in the Toronto R... »

Game 59 Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors: The Much Anticipated Linsanity Raptors Debut

Game 59 Washington Wizards vs Toronto Raptors: The Much Anticipated Linsanity Raptors Debut

Jeremy Lin is expected to clear waivers around 5pm tomorrow, get signed, get suited up to make his Toronto debut to help the Raptors against Washington Wizards in the last game before the All-Star Break Lin will clear waivers around 5pm tomorrow and it shouldn't take the Raptors long to get him signed, suited up and ready to play. He's expected to make his Toronto debut against Washington ... »

7 Years After Linsanity Game-Winner in Toronto, Jeremy Lin Finally Joins Toronto Raptors

7 Years After Linsanity Game-Winner in Toronto, Jeremy Lin Finally Joins Toronto Raptors

7 years after the infamous Linsanity game-winner on Valentine Day in 2012 (Feb 14), Jeremy Lin will finally join Toronto Raptors.┬áJeremy Lin is finalizing a buyout with Atlanta, clearing the way for him to sign with Toronto, agents Jim Tanner and Roger Montgomery tell ESPN. Jeremy Lin is finalizing a buyout with Atlanta, clearing the way for him to sign with Toronto, agents Jim Tanner and Roger Mo... »

Game 55 Charlotte Hornets vs Atlanta Hawks: Jeremy Lin Is Open To Buyout; Will Let Agent Handle Potential Buyout Talk

Game 55 Charlotte Hornets vs Atlanta Hawks: Jeremy Lin Is Open To Buyout; Will Let Agent Handle Potential Buyout Talk

With the March 1 deadline for buyout looming less than three weeks away, Jeremy Lin shared in an interview that he will let his agent handle the potential buyout talk There is a follow-up article on Lin’s potential for buyout, “Lin on why he felt as likely to be traded as any point in his career”, The Athletic. There are some key points: – Lin felt there was just 10% chance... »

Game 54 Toronto Raptors vs Atlanta Hawks: The Hawks Did Not Trade Veterans Or Entertain Buyout, Now What?

Game 54 Toronto Raptors vs Atlanta Hawks: The Hawks Did Not Trade Veterans Or Entertain Buyout, Now What?

The February 7 trade deadline passed at 3pm EST but the Hawks did not make any meaningful trade moves for the veterans as expected to turn them to 1st or 2nd round draft picks. Per league source, the Hawks also have no plans to buyout any veterans (e.g. Jeremy Lin, Kent Bazemore, Dewayne Dedmon, Vince Carter) still on the roster. Usually, buyouts for veterans will help them to play for other teams... »

A Flash of Linsanity #7 in the 4th Quarter Powered the Hawks to Reach The 7th Win

A Flash of Linsanity #7 in the 4th Quarter Powered the Hawks to Reach The 7th Win

After starting slow in the first 3 quarters (4 points, 0-4 shooting, 4-4 FTs), Jeremy Lin brought a flash of Linsanity from his magic bag in the fourth quarter by scoring 12 points (6-8 shooting) out of Atlanta’s 36 points to give the Hawks the seventh win of the season. He finished with 16 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds, 2 turnovers, 4 fouls (6-12 shooting, 0-3 three-point shooting) in 24 mi... »