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Without further ado, Let’s go, JLin!


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Let’s go, JLin!
Let’s see if a “Lin Hottie” picture will inspire great performance in Detroit!

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  • Spot

    first!!!

  • You claimed the 1st @Spot:disqus!
    Congrats!

  • Spot

    it is a dream come true 😀

  • Spot

    pistons is a winnable game. it only depends on kobe. and he doesn’t want to win. or at least he wants to win… the scoring title.

    i still think stevens could be the best coach for jeremy: fast pace game, motion offense, team game… they should give up on rondo who’s shooting now 30% in FT, the worst in the league and asking a max contract.

    byron scott is another lin hater, unfortunately. and he’ll be in LA for long unfortunately…

    i’m going to sleep. have a good game folks

    see you tomorrow. here it’s 1 am 😀

  • winner

    Jeremy, go for da Win!

  • MoominFloren

    Good job Lin hottie pic! Linsanity tonight!

  • I wonder what JLin is checking on his phone before gametime?

    https://twitter.com/Librafree/status/539931911938797568

  • If it works, we’ll keep the streak alive! LOL

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Wooooooooooooohooooooooooooooooooooooo! Finally!

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Repost because I like smiling JLin and the tweet itself.
    https://twitter.com/JeanieBuss/status/539927387912146944

  • JLin Fan from Australia
  • LAL Starters introduced in Detroit

    https://twitter.com/Lakers/status/539942049055645696

  • John Lee

    Jeanie’s tweets? 🙂

  • Lin with 1 assist to Boozer

  • Promo Sports World

    I’m not watching just checking in via this site….new good karma approach

  • CaliUSMC

    Why did kobe not shoot and not give lin the assist.

  • CaliUSMC

    LIN WITH 3!

  • 1-1, baby!
    Took the lead 9-8

  • Promo Sports World

    Lots of positive Lin already see I’m not watching lol

  • CaliUSMC

    1-2 :/

  • oh ok, still 50% 😀

  • me too .. just box-score watching.
    Let’s keep the streak alive then LOL

  • CaliUSMC

    You guys at work or something? lol

  • Promo Sports World

    Less stress my friend

  • about to leave haha..

  • JT

    his Defense is a little shaky right now

  • Promo Sports World

    Who is running point? Kobe or Lin

  • CaliUSMC

    Kobe. Even passed up an open layup and gave it to boozer instead.

  • CaliUSMC

    Nick Young in at 4:30mark

  • Alaingrvis

    kobe looks tired

  • JJ Hui

    Kobe is bad on passing, TO 3 times? So he thinks he didnt need to practise with the team? Too cocky!

  • MoominFloren

    how’s our boy doing ?

  • CaliUSMC

    Lin out at 3:09

  • Promo Sports World

    Pattern pretty consistent 15 minutes a half

  • CaliUSMC

    Kobe – 2fouls 2to 0 pts with 2:26 remaining in 1st quarter.

  • JJ Hui

    Everything is going wrong with Kobe! Now he has two fouls, i hope he fouls out ASAP!

  • Alaingrvis

    hope this kobe pg stuff ends its dragging the whole team down

  • Promo Sports World

    Kobe Bryant is no pg….just saying that is crazy….if it was lebron different story

  • Alaingrvis

    he is also too old to do it if he was 32 ok he can try but at his age you are playing with fire

  • Promo Sports World

    Nash probably could’ve played but seeing Kobe and BS in action he was like take the money and run

  • Promo Sports World

    Indeed it’s foolish

  • Alaingrvis

    we are giving detroit a lot of confidence

  • Brent Yen

    They are already pretty confident when they know it is LAL….

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Let see if 2 foul Kobe will come back before Lin as usual. smh

  • CaliUSMC

    Boring game so far…..

  • Alaingrvis

    i have a feeling this game will go to the last minute given we often play down bad teams

  • Brent Yen

    Lol…once DET goes hot……I am not so sure about that..

  • Alaingrvis

    detriot has no one to go hot

  • Brent Yen

    As long as they are not the walking dead…they can go hot…

  • Alaingrvis

    lol true

  • Alaingrvis

    a lot of kobe post no pnr. very slow offense

  • BuzzerBeater

    That couldve been said about MIN and look at LaVine.
    Anything is possible with the Lakers’ defense lol … 🙁

  • roberlin

    This is eastern conference basketball. Boorrrring.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    No Kobe, ball movement.

  • Alaingrvis

    clank is all i hear. miss miss miss

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Bet Kobe will play another 35 or 40+ minutes game if overtime. JLin will stay blow 30 min again. Depending on how good Kobe is in 4th qtr, Lakers will lose again. Kobe has been sloopy thus far. He contributes all the first 4 tos either directly or indirectly. He is also 0/3 thus far.

  • CaliUSMC

    Starting to feel sorry for Price. Nothing is going his way.

  • Promo Sports World

    Ronnie price should not be getting more that 10-12 mins a game at best….sheesh

  • Promo Sports World

    Josh Smith overpaid like heck not one knock on his game

  • CaliUSMC

    This team is full of talent but retards.

  • Promo Sports World

    Refuse to watch and I am instead watching my beloved Knicks look like death on the court

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    As usual, Lin first to sit and last to come back in.

  • Promo Sports World

    No cohesion on this roster

  • Alaingrvis

    lol

  • roberlin

    Scott waiting for the second quarter to end before sending Lin back in at half-time.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Pigs will fly first for JLin returns before Kobe with BS’s rotation. He is so afraid of JLin shines.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Let’s see when JLin will return this time.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Oh boy, it keep getting to be like in Houston.

  • Promo Sports World

    Seeing the box score and the minutes all you can do is laugh

  • roberlin

    Scott’s rotation is truly frustrating. Why bring in a player to play the last five minutes of a quarter??

  • JT

    BS overplaying Kobe as usual

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    JLin’s first 3 pts.

  • CaliUSMC

    Lin assist to BooZe

  • Yascar

    Credited to Kobe?

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Rather than complain and complain some more, I’ll go watch some Jeremy action. Switching to something else when he’s not on the floor.

  • roberlin

    So, is this what Scott wants from Lin? To play like Ronnie Price?

  • MoominFloren

    Is Lin playing PG tonite?

  • Alaingrvis

    kobe dominating the ball

  • Alaingrvis

    nope

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Love it.

  • Yascar

    Delete that. Just saw it. Feed and box score slow.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Same thing will happen in 4 th qtr. That’s why I basically give up watching Lakers now until BS is gone or some other things happen. No pt to feel sick with this boneheaded BS and Kobe ball.

  • Alaingrvis

    i have a feeling we will lose this game

  • IsabeliJane*17

    No use in whining when the whining is NOT directed to someone who should be getting an earful from it.It’s hollow when it’s like that.

  • cali7

    Based on comments and from prior away games, it seems that scott tends to revert even more at away games. Fewer prying eyes perhaps and no home crowd

  • MoominFloren

    ballboy again……sheeeeeh

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Don’t leave anymore, you might miss some action when Lin comes back to the floor.

  • CaliUSMC

    I’m about to watch Fury instead… -___-

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Call it out long while ago:-) The similarity is getting stronger and stronger as each game progresses. The only saving grace is its fans and FO.

  • Bearness

    The only 3 points.

  • occupatio

    kobe looked off wide open lin.

    lin with the dumb foul

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    I don’t know what Lin’s role anymore. BS is bs.

  • roberlin

    The Detroit announcers suck.

  • Alaingrvis

    so kobe goes for a triple double and think he can be a superstar pg

  • roberlin

    The play by play guy can’t even complete sentences, lol.

  • CaliUSMC

    Lin to Wes for Dunk and1

  • occupatio

    its not just looking off lin, its kobe going for the difficult pass instead of the simple pass that could easily lead to lin passing to another player open due to rotations.

  • occupatio

    take kobe out of the gam.e. he is not even bothering to clsoe out shooters

  • Riddick
  • occupatio

    the word by word guy

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Kobe is 15 feet from Butler.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    How many pts have Kobe gave up??? I say at least 4-5 baskets now.

  • David Kim

    So boring !!!

  • roberlin

    Lol. Word.

  • CaliUSMC

    Lin Hottie aint workin..

  • occupatio

    its disgusting and embarassing. coach cant preach defense when kobe can get away with that

  • Alaingrvis

    i can’t deal with kobe anymore. i just can’t. he tells lin be the pg ill play off the ball then he has a three d and forever takes the ball away

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Well it’s worse than R for JLin to play in Lakers now.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Cause it ain’t me… 🙂

  • Weifang

    okay, Lin officially lost his PG job. I think we won’t see much interaction between Kobe and Lin anymore. Honeymoon is over.

  • Yascar

    So BS? Your pg tonight, and yes I mean Kobe, is making some bonehead plays. You gonna take him out? Smh

  • CaliUSMC

    Ehhhh Lol

  • occupatio

    shes not actually hot

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yep That’s why I said BS is worse than M and I wouldn’t give him any credit for any win. He shouldn’t even be NBA coach at all.

  • CaliUSMC

    I was being sarcastic….

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Too slow for the team.

  • JLin Fan from Australia
  • MoominFloren

    Speechless……..

  • Riddick

    It was all a lie from the start. It just took away focus from the fact that ‘no one can play w/bryant’ story.

  • Alaingrvis

    except kobe taking 27 shots he will pass the ball every time. meaning the ball is always in his hands. this should be a blow out. what an embarrassment of a game it has been. . this kobe pg is worse then the shoot it 27 times kobe. honestly this is harder to watch. him pathetically trying to be the pg.

  • occupatio

    talk about ‘PG responsibilities’

    its not just the turnovers — worst part is he is taking too long to pass and letting the defense settle. the simple pass to lin to swing the ball the other side would be fine but NO….that’s not showy enough.

    he’s trying to do too much himself.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    LOL Not in a million year unless something happens to Kobe.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Saw it from the very beginning. That’s why I was so angry during jerseygate.

  • Alaingrvis

    kobe has a personality disorder. he just switches his play style out of nowhere. before lin played pg for 3 quarters now for none of them

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    No JLin no win. Expect a winnable loss again.

  • occupatio

    he does go into passing mode some games/quarters. its something he does. not a new thing.

  • JJ Hui

    Can’t stand him, ball hog, throwing bricks, TO machine tonight! He made sure he is not passing to Lin even Lin is wide open!

  • Alaingrvis

    thats bipolar i prefer the shoot it all the time kobe. i mean why have a pg

  • occupatio

    the point is that either mode he does, he forces it, isnt making the right play in an organic way

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Kobe is 0/5 and 4tos. Should have at least 6 tovs and 0 pts. He is going to shoot more in second half and hence a blowout loss for a winnable loss.

  • David Kim

    Why nobody helps lin on the pick?
    Scott told them not helping Lin to make him look bad? LOL

  • Alaingrvis

    i swear they didn’t count 3 tovs

  • occupatio

    cuz the bigs are bad at it. except for ed. boozer doesnt set real screens anyway

  • sws94

    Kobe and Lin were screening for each other a few games. Kobe needs to get back into doing that. Lin is screening for Kobe.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    He has never gotten much help from boneheaded BS anyway. He wants to prove he is right. JLin’s bad in…………

  • David Kim

    I know they are bad but they dont even try.

  • Alaingrvis

    i agree both pass all the time kobe or shoot all the time kobe suck

  • Riddick

    Yup, bryant crime fighting is about to begin…get ready to be wowed…not.

  • occupatio

    scott didnt get the news that it’s a PnR league. he’s still doing ancient things

  • MoominFloren

    My wish list:-
    GOD intervention
    FO intervention
    BS fired
    Lin trade mid season
    Kobe back to SG role

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Not going to watch the second half esp 4th qtr. Will watch 3rd qtr until JLin is taken out. That’s it!!!!!!!!

  • David Kim

    Yes…..

  • Alaingrvis

    thats a good idea

  • Carol Tiu

    Maybe that’s what BS wants to happen so he could finally be free. j/k

  • Alaingrvis

    kobe won’t last like this. shooting all is one thing but playing pg and dominating the ball. his body can’t take it

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    I’ve said it’s matter of when BS’s Price will take the starting job weeks ago and I still stand with it.

  • David Kim

    In many games

    # of opponent PG get screen – # of Lin get screen = # of kobe shots – # of lin shots

    LOL

  • JLin Fan from Australia
  • Alaingrvis

    the way kobe is playing that would make sense or why even have a pg. just play 4 on 5

  • occupatio

    thats an example of a simple pass to lin for lin to make the extra pass.

    it wasnt kobe who passed to lin

  • sws94

    Lin was playing well up to the Raptors game, looking for his shots, getting assists. He took 4 shots maybe and hit a 3. Or did he take 3 shots. He’s not getting to the foul line either. He should come out in the 3rd looking to score and he should bypass passing it to Kobe sometimes. He used to, he’s relying on Kobe too much and that’s on Lin.

  • cali7

    These away games are trash. FO seriously needs to intervene. Watching kobe ‘ s minutes… what?

  • John Lee

    We can already see that from his shooting tonight.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    That’s ok. The more he does it, the less we have to see it the rest of the season when his body totally breaks down one way or the other. We will suffer less to watch this repeatedly. That’s I’m ok for him to play as pg and more minutes.

  • occupatio

    away games are good in that it doesnt have the crowd chanting kobe MVP. that gets to his head to start being kobe

  • John Lee

    It’s the FO and BS prerogative to run Kobe into the ground. Probably what Kobe himself is setting up for anyway.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    What he did and why tonight game said it all. See, bring the ball up and give to Kobe and get out of the way.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    I’m okay for BS to run Kobe to the ground so that I don’t have to see this for the rest of the season. The sooner the better.

  • occupatio

    drummond with 12 rebounds already

  • joyce ward

    Yep, exactly sooner his body is going to break down.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Wow.. Detroit crowd is so…bad.Those seats..

    Or maybe they’re still in the restroom.

  • JJ Hui

    JamesWorthy hinted Kobe not playing well and should let other players step up. He saw the problem.

  • cali7

    Idk the last few away games were a lot of kobe iso regardless.

  • joyce ward

    Kobe should have not even played on this game. He should have just sat out, and let the others play.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Kobe has not passed the ball back to Lin. lol

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Blocked Boozer?

  • joyce ward

    The rest of the reporters are too scared, they afraid they won’t have access to the locker room.

  • roberlin

    33333333!!!

  • CaliUSMC

    LIN WITH DEEP 3!!!

  • IsabeliJane*17

    top of the key 3….

    any complaints?

  • JT

    nice 3 lin, looks exactly like his role in houston so far though

  • CaliUSMC

    Wow that 3 woke me up. I was falling asleeeeep

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    It’s not NFL Josh.

  • cali7

    He should but won’t and Scott won’t rest him. Unlike pop who rests his starters at times despite any potential consequences. Scott simply is a bad coach catering only to kobe

  • roberlin

    this isn’t Rockets v. the Pistons?

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    lol

  • occupatio

    lin with the nice overhead gather move

  • John Lee

    Weak stomachs couldn’t handle so much hogging? 🙂

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Hmm missed the tech ft…why in the world?

  • JT

    pretty much is, you have harden turning the ball over, and other players taking shots

  • occupatio

    why is kobe still in there

  • occupatio

    lol wes with the body check

  • Singapore BB Fan

    Someone has to make Kobe mad….he has missed all his shots.

  • Riddick

    Maybe that’s what all of this is about. Setting up the narrative for starting Price over Lin when noCoach makes his ‘changes’. We can all act surprised & say: ‘didn’t see that coming’.

  • occupatio

    stu — no verticality if you dont jump. haha

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Don’t worry, Kobe doesn’t have to practice he has energy to play. lol

  • Riddick

    He’s too tired from winning the last game all by himself. No energy left to even get mad. smh

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Lin got push but no call.

  • Promo Sports World

    Still sticking with not watching

  • roberlin

    that was a really bad non-call.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Don’t blame u. Not worthwhile to watch anyway:-)

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    as usual.

  • CaliUSMC

    Ur a smart man.

  • roberlin

    Kobe Bryant is the like Brett Favre of basketball – doesn’t know when time has passed him by, thinking he still can play like when he was 24 years old.

  • JJ Hui

    Kobe TO machine, 6 !!!!!!!!!

  • Promo Sports World

    Great comparison

  • Promo Sports World

    Every athlete should be a left handed relief pitcher

  • CaliUSMC

    Kobe’s feelin it all of a sudden..

  • sws94

    Lin is more active in the 3rd quarter.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    They give Jennings screen on every play.

  • Promo Sports World

    8 points 4 assists 3 rebounds with low usage not bad

  • CaliUSMC

    Lin needs a steal! Gotta get to that 1.5 mark.

  • occupatio

    bill macdonald is such a kobe nutsucker

  • roberlin

    Lakers up by 16, led by Lin. Time to bench him for Ronnie Price. Lol.

  • Promo Sports World

    Outside of NYC every announcer is a homer beyond belief

  • occupatio

    that ref is giving lin attitude. what an azz

  • JT

    lin gotta hit most of those open 3’s. he gets…becuz shots are gonna be a rarity

  • IsabeliJane*17

    That white ref needs to be like taken out of the court. Doesn’t know how to make calls.

  • Promo Sports World

    Racism????

  • occupatio

    lakers are mostly incapable of making two passes for a shot. so pathetic

  • roberlin

    Here’s Ronnie. Time to go finish reading War and Peace while waiting for Lin to come back in.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Pulling out that card is tiring already. It’s like using antibiotics all the time until the bacteria gets immuned to the antibiotics.

  • JT

    man…detroit sucks

  • Promo Sports World

    Got to hope for a comeback from the pistons….watching my sorry Knicks

  • Dan Cohen

    lin is now a 3 pointer shooter playing off the ball. I thought this is LA..not houston.

  • CaliUSMC

    Shoulda been 7th turn over for Kobe. he got lucky.

  • roberlin

    why do you want a Pistons’ come back?

  • occupatio

    so scott has kobe on minutes restriction. already playing close to 30 min against this crappy team.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    4 more you know what and Kobe will get his triple double back to back game.

  • Skwo

    Wait I can’t remember… who’s the guy who said Lin has got to run the offense?

  • John Lee

    BS meant restrict Kobe’s minutes under 44.

  • Promo Sports World

    More PT for jeremy possibly

  • cali7

    Lol

  • cshot

    poor lin. he’s a point guard that has to play like a 3 pt shooter

  • JT

    surprise!

  • John Lee

    Kobe mad jealous about Lin’s double-doubles…

  • Promo Sports World

    Just toying around…I think most refs are biased but not about race about guys game or perception of their game

  • Riddick

    Well, Lin needs to step it up w/his telekinesis pg skill. But he’s young, so he’s got time to learn by the next game per noCoach.

  • sws94

    There’s another game tomorrow. Scott plays Lin like he’s Nash. He needs more minutes.

  • Dan Cohen

    like in HOUSTON!!!
    I guess that’s a good thing the learned from houston.. playing off the ball.

  • John Lee

    Lakers lead building up, good time to assess BS, see if he sits out Lin for entire 4Q.

  • Sooo… I had dinner and Lakers up 20pts?
    Did Lin happen or what?

    I should have another dinner if Lakers is down in Q4 😀

  • Dan Cohen

    but I guess this is the formula.. kobe passes first and then preserve the energy for shooting later..so he gets them in.
    Lin is just a role player.. 3 pointer shooter off the ball. and at times run the offense

  • Rick Johnson

    Librafree
    ‏@Librafree
    Relax! @JLin7 gives LA City Grace Church a quick shout out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QD1VEIvIfX0
    https://twitter.com/Librafree/status/539965629197873152

  • Maknusia

    Got to miss tonite’s game…..looks like Kobe is the facilitator again?!

    Fine, Jeremy just needs to do his thing, get the ball, take shots off dribble or drive to the basket. Hope he has more shot attempts. Go Lin!

  • JT

    whelp..at least this isn’t anything new for Lin =P

  • Maknusia

    go for a double-double psalm234

  • roberlin

    If this game remains a blow out, Lin will come back right in time for garbage time.

  • Riddick

    Don’t want to tire out the 26 yr old, just in case his body can’t take back-back games. He’s not super human like the 36 yr old crime fighter.

  • Alaingrvis

    get ready for kobe takes every shot 4th quarter so this is all kobe all the time.

  • Dan Cohen

    1 more 3 pointer for lin please and they can say all starters have double digits again..and low doubles.

  • ah.. Kobe gunning for another triple-double, eh?
    If Kobe can keep this up for another 40 games, I’ll be really impressed

  • Rick Johnson

    Somebody forget to pay the heating bill?

    https://twitter.com/TWCSportsNet/status/539944074543759360

  • Maknusia

    I wont be surprised if he gets the most of the season…its Kobe.

    Jeremy just needs to be looking for his shots. Since he is playing a SG, then take more shots, just 5 shots for now, aint enough

  • Maknusia

    lol…i asked you to go for a double-double on dinner

  • spiderman

    not watching game. In box score, 10 assists aren’t bad (despite 6 TOs)

  • Weifang

    no I don’t think so. BS will preserve Lin’s body.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    He is done for the night:-)

  • Maknusia

    He still has 7 more minutes to play! Byron take note!!!

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    He will.

  • roberlin

    This game to me makes it clear why it’s not so easy for Lin to just “shoot the ball.” This isn’t about Lin being passive or aggressive, it’s about a coach and a game plan that don’t allow Lin to exploit his scoring abilities.

  • Alaingrvis

    i agree

  • IsabeliJane*17

    How cold is it in LA?

  • Rick Johnson

    B2B tomorrow. They should rest the starters. If Kobe comes back you know they’re padding his stats.

  • Alaingrvis

    pistons making me made with how bad they are

  • Dan Cohen

    where is linja.

  • Maknusia

    Obviously, but Lin need to recognize it and play to his best to score. The scoring mentality need to come as first now, since he is not the facilitator anymore

  • Rick Johnson

    58F

  • oh 🙂 haha.. I’m full now

  • roberlin

    I agree with that. It’s just too bad that the coach seems to be trying really hard to suck the life out of Lin’s game as much as possible.

  • Promo Sports World

    Yup

  • JLin Fan from Australia
  • JJ Hui

    11 points lead and still not having Lin come in?

  • roberlin

    Is Scott gonig to wait until the lead is gone before bringing back the starters?

  • Promo Sports World

    Does Jeremy just get under dudes skin that easy? I find it amazing how a hard working guy like Jeremy becomes the scapegoat and whipping boy so easily.

    Hard Work = Much Love

    But with Lin it’s the opposite.

    Oneday real story will come out

  • Skwo

    Thank you for the mini come back Pistons!

  • Alaingrvis

    the bench is the pathetic really

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    3 possessions late.

  • 7iger

    He just going to wait til it gets to his robotic pattern.

  • JJ Hui

    Leads evaporated too much before the starter come in, Kobe iso and throw bricks n then OT!

  • Carol Tiu

    Kobe wants his 4D including TO.

  • roberlin

    Yup. Scott sucks.

  • roberlin

    Way to ice your starters, BS.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    3 more Kobe gets triple double.

  • Pete Roces

    Only one team suits Lin’s play and I hope that Spurs has interest in getting Lin next season.

  • 7iger

    BS is a robot.

  • That’s the first time I saw Kobe passed to the rim this season!

  • Alaingrvis

    i hate to say this but we can still lose this

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Surprise!!!!!!!!!!!! Starters are back. Let’s watch Kobe ball!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • JJ Hui

    I know and soon the leads will be evaporated and then OT. Low IQ coach!

  • Rick Johnson

    Should have replaced Price with Lin earlier in the 3rd. Detroit wouldn’t have mad a comeback.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    BS is robot timer, should have let starter closed the game then bench play in garbage time.

  • Riddick

    Please don’t insult the intelligence of the robots.

  • Alaingrvis

    he is what he is. expected

  • 7iger

    he is one of those that program to do repetitive stuff

  • roberlin

    I hate to say it, too, but it is true.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    He is definitely ABJ coach.

  • Riddick

    The loopy loop error code? Sounds about right. lol

  • JT

    kobe TO machine tonight maybe he can get a triple double!

  • Riddick

    Did you forget who isn’t coaching?

  • 7iger

    yup

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    They screened Lin every play.

  • JJ Hui

    Kobe 8 TO! TO machine! He thinks he is a good PG!

  • roberlin

    Kobe iso, Kobe iso, Kobe iso. I can’t take it. Lol.

  • Chipdip

    two more to go… just two more…

  • Skwo

    It’s killing me lol

  • Alaingrvis

    its driving me nuts all game

  • 7iger

    Well, he has enough asts already.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Time for KOBE ball!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Kobe with 8 TOs.
    Only 2 more TOs to get Triple-Double!

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    1 more

  • Yes 9TOs 😀

  • Alaingrvis

    lol the whole game was kobe time

  • JT

    last 3 possessions…lin dribble up…pass to kobe, lin dribble up, pass to kobe

  • roberlin

    One more TO for a quadruple double? Or is it two?

  • roberlin

    nice drive and dish by Lin.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    GO PISTONS! It’s Kobe ball! Time to shine Pistons!!!!!!!!!

  • Promo Sports World

    Jeremy puts up stats like this a riot breaks out

  • JJ Hui

    Kobe, TO machine, 9 times! LOL!

  • JC

    Kobe TD coming again

  • Carol Tiu

    LoL 3D coming up for kobe

  • JT

    go kobe!!! just one more you got this

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    5 more points Lin, I am happy.

  • roberlin

    Nah, still got to root for the Lakers. Lin’s in the game, he’s the starter.

  • BobbyH

    2 more points and I will be happy.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    GO Kobe 3 doubles again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Promo Sports World

    No TO by Jeremy with low usage but 5 assists

  • Kobe might break another NBA record of 2 consecutive Triple-Double with 10TOs in the 2nd game :]

  • roberlin

    He’s played well with his low wattage.

  • 5 more? OT then :]

  • Promo Sports World

    That’s what they want give to them

  • JC

    Wonder if ESPN will mention Kobe’s TD tonight

  • Carol Tiu

    That’s quality playmaking.

  • Chipdip

    so close… so close… just one more… plz.. come on… just one more

  • 311

    Please stop passing it to the turnover machine. Thank you.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Are you sure? Knowing Popovich he will play Jeremy maximum of 25 minutes.

    Are you ready to complain more next season?

  • Promo Sports World

    Playing with the Blackhole

  • BobbyH

    Well, BS directed it.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO KOBEEEEEEEEEEEE! You can make it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Alaingrvis

    lol

  • JW

    I just started watching in the 4th. Kobe has been trying to play team ball, hasn’t he? He’s getting the ball and trying to pass it out.

  • Carol Tiu

    Kobe wants to be assist leader, instead he becomes TO leader.

  • 7iger

    “Lin stop make mistakes in 4th qtr.” BS

  • roberlin

    That was awful Kobe.

  • JC

    Someone’s worst ball hog than haren

  • roberlin

    Yup. Kobe is King Ball Hogger.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    He’s gassed.

  • If Lakers up 7pts with 7 seconds left, will Kobe ‘accidentally’ lose the ball to get a Triple-Double?

  • 10 TOs!

  • JT

    YES!!!!!!!!!

  • 7iger

    Yeah 3D for KOBE

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    I love it. Why get mad anymore?

  • Promo Sports World

    People hate Harden but Harden ain’t full of it like Kobe…Kobe is a huge phony

  • Carol Tiu

    I hope so.

  • JC

    Grats again Kobe 🙂

  • 7iger

    3D on roll.

  • roberlin

    I miss the beard, lol.

  • Carol Tiu

    YAY! 3D for Kobe

  • Chipdip

    HE DID IT! wow…..

  • 10 PFs next game :>

  • Promo Sports World

    Kobe “I gave it all I had tonight” trying to make plays etc etc….reporters genuflect

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yes KOBE makes it triple doubles!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations to Lakers turnover machine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 7iger

    Can he foul from the bench after foul out?

  • Lin for 2 FTs

  • roberlin

    Two FTs and he can get double-digits again.

  • Chipdip

    Three more TO will match his assists… probably wlll run out of time… well… next game then

  • JT

    pad those FTS lin!

  • JoeTeam

    missed most of game, ha ha Kobe almost as many TOV as points that’s him controlling ball. What was the game flow like?

  • Singapore BB Fan

    10 TOs

  • Carol Tiu

    14 TOs for LA and kobe has 10 of them

  • roberlin

    Lol, JLin gets another free throw.

  • JC

    Wonder what will kobes excuse be for playing the pg role tonight? That Lin’s a turnover machine? Lol

  • 2 more FTs for Lin 😀

  • roberlin

    More FT’s for Lin! Woo hoo!! The hi-light of the night.

  • JoeTeam

    great pad on FTs!

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    one way to get points for Kobe

  • I’m soo happy 😀

  • Pete Roces

    LA is just a Kobe team, all the other players are just role players.

  • Rick Johnson

    Yeah, double figures

  • Singapore BB Fan

    Kobe is excusable…BS will turn a blind eye

  • JC

    Love the fts

  • Who else is laughing gleefully like me now?:D

  • JT

    hope its on ESPN, kobe 3D!!!

  • roberlin

    Lakers WIN!! Two in a row. Wow. Throw out the confetti!

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    I’MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA LOLOLOL

  • Bearness

    Lin at just below 30 min. Like clockwork.

  • 7iger

    BS manage to almost loss a game that lead by double digits without sub in the starters earlier.

  • Riddick

    Thanks to the crime fighter striking again….hooohooo!

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yes he will. Any record is good record!!!!!!!!!!!!! KOBE is breaking all NBA records in no time. Wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Rick Johnson

    Kobe looked pretty tired at the end of the game. Going to be out of it for 2nd game on a B2B. Hope he doesn’t go into high volume, low efficiency chucking mode.

  • Jeremy Lin with 2 consecutive games of 0 TOs and double digit PTS 😀

  • Alaingrvis

    lin had more ft then shot attempts. kobe look like he will run himself to the floor. its ok with me. but he wants to play 2 more years . if he plays like this forget about it

  • Bearness

    You mean Kobe is a cornerstone?

  • Dan Cohen

    he might actually let lin play pg tomorrow..LOL

  • JC

    Did Lin make any 3p tonight?

  • 7iger

    stop that b4 your wife take away your pc/phone.

  • roberlin

    Woo. hoo.

  • Skwo

    Soooo is my 12/6 prediction close enough? 😛

  • sws94

    I think he hit 2. Definitely made 1.

  • sws94

    Yep

  • Yes, 2-4.
    50% 3FG!

  • roberlin

    Lakers really aren’t that bad a team. In the eastern conference, they’d probably be a top 8 team and make the playoffs. BS’s coaching/Kobe hogging has cost the Lakers a couple of wins.

  • CaliUSMC

    Shoulda made them free throws!! Bleh. Oh well. GG!

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    JLin is 2/5 and 2/4 3pts.

  • 311

    Access Sportsnet postgame if anyone needs it. Don’t know how long feed will last:

    http://www.stream2u.me/watch/43588/5/NBA-Los-Angeles-Lakers-vs-Detroit-Pistons.html

  • JC

    Woot nice!

  • Carol Tiu

    Kobe’s TO is fun to watch indeed.

  • JC

    Yes!!

  • Dan Cohen

    So Lin actually has more assist than kobe.. because lin has 0 TO.

    kobe is 13 a – 10 TO.. so 3 assists.

    OK, same can go for lin if he does have TO.. I’m objective.

  • Arsenium12 .
  • Alaingrvis

    he was already tired before this game because of last game. when you play pg it uses a lot of energy. a lot more then shooting a lot. he won’t last if he wnt to play pg. also let him try this against the wizards and watch us get blown out

  • 311

    Yeah I know. But luckily it was enough to get him to double digits lol.

  • Riddick

    Repeat…repeat…repeat & more to come. It’s the Scott-Bryant way. smh

  • 3 wins? 😀
    Let’s hope there’s noone with exactly 11/5 .. haha

  • Dan Cohen

    who is that asian guy talking to lin..and why is only asian talking to lin..

  • 7iger

    Not only Asian, you just notice Asian more.

  • Dan Cohen

    I know right.. wt happen to his ft percentage..
    At least now they can say ALL starters are in double digits.

  • You know, 10 more games with 0 TOs, Jeremy would have an amazing AST/TO ratio!
    😀

  • Carol Tiu

    Lol at Nick Young. Camera hog.

  • Riddick

    I’m hoping he does play this way tomorrow. Let him get it out of his system & maybe Lin will be able to play team bball soon.

  • spiderman

    Kobe – box score: nice assists but 10 TO’s . What happened?

  • Alaingrvis

    6 ft

  • JC

    There’s more non Asian talking to jlin than Asians

  • MomentousPetey

    Steven Yeun, a beta

  • 7iger

    You know, when you are a coach you want to change your rotation when those in the court are losing but I don’t know about BS.

  • what did he say? I can’t quite hear him

  • Carol Tiu

    Does that mean we let kobe do his PG thing then for the time being?

  • Weifang

    So Kobe got triple double again. He is a true star, you know.

  • Skwo

    Haha came in the stat poll game late. Going for 3/4! (Sorry I’m not very humble like JLin)

  • Maknusia

    You see now, Lin got his double digit (11pts) now, all bcoz of you! thanks for the help! lolz

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Lin played another exactly 30 min. Robot timer BS.

  • Alaingrvis

    if lin had played hi brand of ball none of the starters would of played in the 4th

  • Maknusia

    yeah, that would look good as well!

  • Dan Cohen

    Well you cannot blame nicky youngy.. for being ball hog or something.. because to come off the bench. you’re goal and coache’s goal is NOT play maker.. but more like scoring machine to maintain or push the lead til starters comes in.
    So to come off the bench, you need to just shoot. That’s why harden was a 6MOY award because he SHOOTS. Lin can never do that if he comes off the bench because he playmakes and play as a team FIRST before shooting. If you come off the bench you have to shoot first and make plays 2nd. That’s my opinion and that’s what it should be.

  • 311

    Well that was quick. Here’s another feed, but crappy audio.

    http://www.stream2u.me/watch/43588/1/NBA-Los-Angeles-Lakers-vs-Detroit-Pistons.html

  • too tired being the playmaker.
    He dangerously pushed himself too much in the past 2 games

  • JC

    If Lin and Kobe switch roles this game the result would be a lot better

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    He plays Glen in The Walking Dead

  • Lin’s like the FT magnet in the last 2min.
    Everyone thinks, “I can steal from Jeremy Lin” 😀

  • Dan Cohen

    maybe.. you never know.. he is like missing his ft suddenly.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Nop always less than 30 minutes 29:36.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    So in terms of minutes, there are people wanting Jeremy to come to Spurs or Mavs next season.

    Playing the devil’s advocate here, given how Pop manages minutes, he will only play Jeremy maximum of 20 friggin’ minutes. If he comes to the Mavs Monta will play more minutes than him.

    You sure about that?

  • Dan Cohen

    hey there is no number 11 and boozer

  • Rick Johnson

    When Kobe makes TO it’s the other guys in the wrong position. If Lin makes a TO “he has to take care of the ball better”

  • jolno

    Two games ago, both BS and Kobe talked about boneheaded plays by a certain player after the loss.
    Since then, the boneheaded Lin has 8/0 assist to turnover ratio compared to the 25/12 assist to turnover ratio by wise master Kobe. Now I wonder who the true boneheaded player is.

  • Batman189

    Give it up to Kobe for another triple double, wow, he is on a row for triple double. Double turnover is nice,

  • 7iger

    Nothing new but still surprise me every time.

  • Maknusia

    Yeah, this is definately a winnable game, as I predicted earlier. Tomorrow is the real test against Wizards, and I want Kobe to be the PG again and facilitate the offense. If they can win against Wiz, then if I’m the coach, I would keep the same formula!

    As for Jeremy he just needs to figure out how to score. That should be the only thing in his mind, to score, no more no less. I’m still not happy taking just 5 shots! that crazy, it just doesnt make any sense.

    Even Young with 20min, has 13 shots! Kobe took 11 shots, that is way much lower than his norm!

    The game after Wiz againts Celtics is another winnable game. SO looking forward to see LAL climb the standings. They are ranked 25th now

  • Apparently he’s been very predictable since his NJ Nets years according to Haralobos Voulgaris (professional NBA gambler). Made him a lot of money before

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    We can round it up if it’s ok.

  • Alaingrvis

    kobe can try nd play pg but the thing with old people . its usually little injury from no where lead to other injuries again i wish no harm to kobe but this style for kobe will end his career before this season end. him shooting a lot if one thing. just shooting for kobe is nothing but dribbling the whole time off the clock while being double teamed will wear his body out. i give this style 10-15 games. with the way he looked 5-10 games

  • JLin Fan from Australia
  • Maknusia

    I feel, we are criticizing Kobe too much at this point, since he brought a win. If its a lost, then I would have joined the bandwagon as well. Whatever it takes to win

  • sws94

    That’s 30.

  • joyce ward

    Scott thinks his position is safe to appease kobe, but I know mitch/Jim buss, they will pull the rug from under kobe any minute. just watch

  • Alaingrvis

    a win against the pistons

  • CJSHYY

    Who is JW?

  • Yascar

    He looked gassed again today. I would have to agree with you. His body is going to give at some point.

  • Maknusia

    TO and a lost, would cause a pain, but a win, nobody really cars

  • 7iger

    Cause that was how Rox sold Lin to be.

  • CJSHYY

    I didn’t watch the whole game bc I thought Lin would not play in 4Q… So Kobe wants Lin to be like Fisher now?! smh!

  • Love Lin

    James Worthy

  • Batman189

    U missed, blame Lin for the missed free throw

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    It has already started. He can’t even do shootaround anymore. It’s breaking down very quick. Won’t last long. Guess his goal is just trying to make MJ points now.

  • Maknusia

    I know this is a winnable game. But the last game, against Raptors did bring a huge relieve to the team. Next game would be the real test!

  • joyce ward

    Not buying it. Kobe is outta control and he knows it.That statement that he made at his last interview about staying mad is an excuse for him to continually to badly.

  • MomentousPetey

    errbody misses free throws….

  • Carol Tiu

    Kobe is infallible in BS eyes.

  • Batman189

    and missed layup by Boozer from nice Lin feed

  • 7iger

    Because it is Kobe TOs so no body care. Why don’t Lin try going 10 TOs?

  • Maknusia

    Maybe, but I want to see how he performs on the next game

  • Maknusia

    and get a win! that would be a good test to see how the media reacts…lol

  • Riddick

    Thank you…a voice w/o Kobe blinders on.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Sorry I just don’t do round up but to be exact in time JLin plays. Few seconds more made a whole lot different. This is what JLin has more time than not.

  • 7iger

    Doesn’t matter win or loss, Turn over machine will be all over the front page for Lin. May be just not in LA media.

  • Maknusia

    He needs to get his triple-double…some way, aint it…lol (kiddin)

  • Riddick

    I sure hope so, because this was painful to watch. Winning this shouldn’t have been so hard.

  • Yascar

    Except if you’re Lin. Then 1 TO is way too many!

  • 7iger

    I round it up and I got 29:40. hehehe

  • cali7

    He said it. I listened to post game interview on Espn la and kobe said he talked to his wide receivers in that he won’t pass if they mess up essentially.

  • John Lee

    Not just now, Kobe was explicit about wanting a Fisher 2.0 from the start.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    BS’ prriceless Price stat: Played 18:23 min with 0/2 1 rebounds, 2 asts, 2 PFs, 1 steal and 000000000000 pts.

  • 7iger

    Didn’t know til now.

  • 7iger

    You should round those 0 too =)

  • Alaingrvis

    how is he averaging 3 points he never scores

  • JLin Fan from Australia
  • Brent Yen

    More like untouchable.

  • Kobe looks really spent. I don’t he can keep this up, esp. with high TOs to win against a good Wizards team. But I guess we’ll have to wait and see

  • sport

    Always less than 30, 29 minutes, this is total BS!

  • MoominFloren

    Just checked the score box….I think BS has done a very good job on time management….Lin is given 29m37s, just about 30m again !! What a time management master – precise calculation! lol

  • Riddick

    I do feel for Price, because he just can’t score, but noCoach continues to try & bring him into the spotlight over Lin.
    I give him credit for not thumping his chest & saying he’s the best defensive player that is Lin’s bro from another mother.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yes if it’s over, it’s just by accidents because of OT.

  • Brent Yen

    Just came back! How did Lin do?!!

  • JoeTeam

    I didn’t watch the game except for last 4 mins. Why didn’t Jeremy shoot?

  • David Kim

    Did you guys watch Kobe yelled at Lin when Lin didn’t pass to him in the late 4th Qt?

  • that and the Asian baller stereotype which works to Lin’s benefit in this case

  • sport

    Might not be a bad thing if Kobe retires early. This whole Kobe being PG will just wear on his old body.

  • Carol Tiu

    Yeah, before he reinjures himself.

  • MoominFloren

    Ideal figure for a ballboy next to Kobe

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    He didn’t see ball after leaving his hands. He didn’t get much from the start anyway.

  • sport

    JLin with another 11pt game after Kobe insist on being PG. 🙁 Guess I didn’t miss much. I saw the score 106 to 96 against a lowly team like the Pistons? SMH.

  • Arsenium12 .
  • He’s been a ‘safe’ PG with 0 TOs.
    Kobe saved all his TOs to collect 10 TOs to notch another triple-double :>

    Lin hit 2-4 on 3s and hit 3-4 FTs in the last min to get double-digit points.
    I’m hoping Kobe will rest tomorrow so Lin can be the PG

  • joyce ward

    Listen I talked to my die hard Laker fans on the game against the Raptors, but let me give you a little history of them: They work at the same hospital as me, and they have being working there for about 20+ years. They are all in there 50’s or 60’s and they sit on the back docks of the hospital, like it is their neighborhood block. Nobody knows exactly what they do, but it is what it is.. They call me the pretty lady that knows basketball. When I came in Monday and asked what they thought about the Laker’s game against the Raptors, this is what they said ” It was the usual kobe show when he feels threatened. So i asked them what they meant, They said the Lakers had a good showing in the game against the Grizzles, and it was like show time lakers. They said Byron needs to let the young boys play. They were not impressed by Kobe’s antics, and many of them said it left a bitter taste in their mouths because they are sick of kobe. They also said that they think Mitch/Buss want kobe to fail, because when he gets injured again, they really rebuild the team and don’t have to worry about Jeannie Buss looking over their shoulder.
    I asked them about Byron Scott being the coach, and many said that although Byron has two rings that he was always an outcast and not really apart of the Showtime Lakers.

    They also said that they believe that lakers are going to rebuild from bottom up with draft pieces and that after this season, they will look at what players will be left standing with the Lakers and that is the future lakers. They think that the Lakers will add some pieces, but not anything of superstar talent because they are in rebuild mode.

  • Carol Tiu

    He won those games during linsanity and they still talk about him being a TO machine to no end.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    It’s getting there anytimes just looking at him. It’s a matter when and not if anymore. My guess is very soon. I’ll be surprised if he lasts as long as passing MJ’s points.

  • John Lee

    For sure. Not only will Price NEVER steal a shred of Kobe’s thunder, his abysmal stats will provide strong contrast for Kobe to shine even more.

  • Briiick

    I forgot who said this in the last game that kobe’s tight passing could lead to high TO once opponents notice his role change.

  • roberlin

    not much to say after a game like tonight’s, lol. Sad.

  • David Kim

    Follow Didier LeMan‏@LeManDidier
    @IdoAmir @Lakers But Ronnie has held Jennings to 2-10. Oh wait… that was Lin.

    LOL

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    JLin is SG with no ball and Kobe is THE PG again with triple doubles.

  • sws94

    Yeah, Kobe is a yeller. Lin needs to yell back at him, how many times did I dump you the ball and you threw it away. I’m the PG and I’ll pass it to the whole team and get them touches too.

  • Carol Tiu

    I do not wish him to get injured, but somehow i can’t wait for him to get out of the picture.

  • sws94

    Kobe really wasn’t the PG. He was like a post forward trying to feed from there. He brought the ball up a few times, but Lin brought it up, fed it to him, and they repeated that over and over.

  • JoeTeam

    hmmm, very nice to hear from you about what the old-timers know. So tank. Run Kobe to the ground ? Wow. Seems to be cleaner ways to win, but it’s an institution with it’s own inertia I guess.

  • Carol Tiu

    Then that means BS is a liar through and through.

  • sws94

    Lin isn’t good safe. He’s good making TOs and big plays. If he makes 4 or 5 TOs with 9 to 11 assists, and some spectacular ones, while scoring 17-23, that’s a game that should be his blueprint. Too much is made of TOs sometimes, Kobe gets 10 and if it was Lin they’d want to send him to the D league.

  • Yascar

    This!

  • JoeTeam

    Thanks.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    JLin only brought it up because Kobe was spent. It was Kobe ball game anyway. Did u see how many times Kobe had turnovers because he was stripped toward the end??? That was why toward the end JLin took over and got fouled. Otherwise JLin was only 8 pts.

  • Carol Tiu

    Yep, he made those assists in spite of playing with the Blackhole.

  • joyce ward

    They also think that kobe will be injured and That is when the Lakers will win more games.

  • Maknusia

    Agree to their view. What Kobe is doing now, in not healthy for the team and organization. They have some good pieces, some veterans and good rookies as well. They immediately mode should be how Kobe could help to bring these guys together, rather than being selfish at this stage of the life.

    Be the leader he suppose to be and not a greedy stat seeker, like a 24 yr old!

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yep I can see that happening now. I believe it’s going to happen soon. I will be very surprised if he can last few more games until he passes MJ points.

  • Dan Cohen

    so conspiracy is true.. they wanted to tank!!!

  • Dan Cohen

    wow..ouch

  • Arsenium12 .
  • CJSHYY

    Really? Kobe did it again? So who did Lin pass the ball?

  • JoeTeam

    scuse me I’m not signing that unless you change your shirt.

  • 717

    Nobody forced the Lakers to sign Kobe to a two year $48 mil contract. So I don’t see the logic in wanting Kobe to fail or get injured. No sauce is perfect.

  • joyce ward

    My personal thought on kobe/lin. I think that kobe has already seen o r thinking that the are moving him out and looking more at lin. Kobe never had to worry about players coming in to take his place. Kobe’s biggest followers have always been China, and I think Kobe feels threatened that lin will come in and take that market away from.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Very nice of you to give us some of the thoughts from the old timer hardcore Laker fans. Thumb-up.

  • JoeTeam

    We’ll, if he keeps trying to be the hero, he’s increasing chances for joint problems. I know because one stretch for a bad pass and I tore my meniscus. You get old that’s for sure.

  • Dan Cohen

    Paul Villareal tweet:
    #Lakers announcer: Jeremy Lin been a target for the officials all year.
    I agree.
    #NBA

    MAYBE if this gets ‘viral’ and ref knows it.. they might do the reverse psychology and start giving him calls..
    You know .. like how some ppl got annoyed with crazy lin fans and therefore start hating on him on purpose to ‘revenge’ against the crazy lin fans (crazy as in crazy as in no logic).

  • JoeTeam

    I really hope so for real, sister because Lin is the real McCoy! Always been nervous about Kobe’s character. Just a feeling, that’s all.

  • joyce ward

    They see the game of basketball back in the day when it was Showtime Lakers and how much fun it was to watch them play. Many said they saw that in the Grizzle game and it was fun watching them. They didn’t even care about the loss, but liked that they competed and it reminded them of the Show time lakers.

  • Carol Tiu

    Nope, that’s 29 if we’re to follow principles of rounding off #s.

  • TTNN

    was listen to the radio, they were talking about that Lin now is playing Nash’s role, somebody who can start offense, but don’t need to do that, as Kobe is playing PG, so he is on the court as support for Kobe and shoot 3s. He said Lin got a chance to run the offense but was not able to do it successfully, and Nash was originally planned to play that role anyway, as Nash would not run the offense when Kobe is on the floor anyway.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    LOL No wonder boneheaded BS and Kobe were so mad about this.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    It becomes so obvious of what they do. Disgraceful for the NBA.

  • Yascar

    I don’t understand how Lin was unsuccessful. But what the heck. At least people know Kobe is the real PG. Let them live and die by it.

  • CJSHYY

    What radio? ESPN?

  • Alaingrvis

    lol we will see how long kobe will last

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Wasn’t successful because Kobe wasn’t co-op.

  • CJSHYY

    Ya! I hope so. Really hope they can loss tomorrow’s game.

  • Michael

    Maybe the refs are doing it on purpose because so many of us are pointing out the blown calls they make every single game, thus making people question their competency.

  • 717

    Byron : 10 TO Kobe? C’mon we’re trying to win here!
    Kobe: Don’t be stupid Scott. I was trying to break the record of 14 in one game.
    Byron: Oh sorry Kobe. I forgot for a second that your records are more important than winning.

  • Maknusia

    36sec is pass the half mark, wouldnt that e 30min then…just saying 🙂 lol

  • Alaingrvis

    wasn’t kobe the one who lost the games playing iso the last minutes of the game. also the defense. these are just excuses for kobe being the center of the universe. he won’t last long at it a lot we won win a lot with it.

  • Michael

    He should treat it like a fire hydrant, I am sure Kobe would appreciate that. ( Not sure if the fan would…)

  • JW

    anybody watching Dal vs Chi? 2nd OT. bad foul at end of regulation for 3 foul shots for Dal. Now DRose got 3 at end to go to 2nd OT.

  • Michael

    Very interesting, especially the part about the pretty lady that knows basketball…

  • Arsenium12 .
  • Michael

    You just came back + I just woke up = Lakers win?

  • David Kim

    “Also a verse that I think God has put on my heart for this season is Ephesians 3:20—Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than we all ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us,” Lin wrote.

  • Michael

    I read inflatable..:P

  • joyce ward

    Lin fans, don’t be dismayed. Kobe did the same thing with Nash, he took the ball out of Nash’s hand and Nash was relegated to 3 point shooter, Nash being MVP, they couldn’t run the narrative that nash was not comfortable in the PG position

  • CJSHYY

    Something wrong? Every time Lin post this means he is in trouble.

  • JoeTeam

    the problem is Kobe doesn’t put out on defense so he might last a long time.

  • Yascar

    Our boy is sending his fans a message. Chill out. God is at work. Hope abounds. Anyone else care to try and decipher that one?

  • Alaingrvis

    he won’t

  • JoeTeam

    lol. “Breaking News at 11: Steve Nash is not comfortable at PG … “

  • sws94

    That’s true, and how many point guards are better at running an offense than Nash? Not many.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Not to. I’m just having fun with Kobe triple doubles today:-) Am patiently waiting out Kobe’s time of playing bb now. Can see it coming sooner than later. This gives me so much hope of my dream of JLin to break his records:-)

  • JoeTeam

    losses will mount, yes.

  • CJSHYY

    Now I don’t blame Nash anymore… He is smart to take the money & run away from Kobe.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Isn’t that verse more appropriate for his fans?

  • JoeTeam

    nah, he’s telling fans to keep the faith. It’s at a face value. that quote. Same as the one about ‘my power is made perfect in weakness”.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Never blame nor upset about Nash at all. With the way Kobe and BS behave, I won’t go near them if I can as a player.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    This could be why he’d rather not play this season?

    Nash hasn’t retired yet. I won’t be surprised if he signs with another team next season even even cheap but a chance to win ring.

  • joyce ward

    LOL::)

  • 717

    Knowing that Kobe did the same to Nash doesn’t make me feel better. It just shows how hopeless the situation is.

  • CJSHYY

    Do you think Kobe yelled at him in the lockers room or what?

  • Alaingrvis

    this season has gotten from bad to worse i fear. lin will average 12-13 ppg. yet another year his stats don’t show his improvements

  • khomphuong2

    Lin was talking to Steven Yuen

    Victorious postgame interviews https://t.co/W8yUypeynp— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) December 3, 2014

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Why would he?

  • Alaingrvis

    exactly. it will be unbearable though with this kobe pg system

  • CJSHYY

    Bc someone said Kobe yelled at Lin in late 4Q..? True? Didn’t watch 4Q.

  • jolno

    No wonder Nash wasn’t around to mentor Lin because he really isn’t that good at being Derek Fisher, either lol.

  • Carol Tiu

    Lol yeah, that slipped by me. tnx for pointing out.

  • 717

    This is not a good sign.

  • joyce ward

    not worried about lin, he will figure it out

  • JoeTeam

    from what I read, I’m glad my meeting ran long and I missed the Linball Shuttle. V sad to limit such a great player out of ego, based on JW’s post about what old-timer LAL fans know.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Well the question is, is the person who said that within two feet away from Kobe and Jeremy to actually say that?

  • LAJane

    Because these are the lazy guys that go by stats and don’t ever actually pay real attention. I think most of them even if they’re watching a game aren’t breaking it down and noticing the real dynamics. They’d say it was how they saw it and it’s a matter of opinion, but that’s an easy hide-behind. I think many of them love the sound of their own voices much more than they love basketball.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Kobe is dangerously taking over the game night in night out. At his age and health, he won’t last.

  • CJSHYY

    Down below…

  • LAJane

    Absolutely.

  • Maknusia

    Jeremy with
    11pts; EF%=60.0; TS%=68.1; 3P%=50%;

  • Carol Tiu

    maybe need to revisit the optometrist? lol j/k

  • LAJane

    LOL

  • Alaingrvis

    i don’t think kobe cn keep it up. look at him at the end gassed having lin bring the ball o=up to him like an old man asking his grandchildren to get the controller for the tv. we will see how long this last

  • Michael

    Looks like the same tactics he applies to rack up his points, quantity over quality.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Still same question. Is that person within two feet away from Kobe and Jeremy to actually say he yelled?Also, don’t players do that all the time? I was 5 seats away from Jeremy at that time and I heard him yell at D-Mo, Casspi, even Parsons…

    If he yelled some profanity at Jeremy then that’s where I draw the line.

  • LAJane

    Nope. He really is thrashed beyond fixing…as an athlete anyway.

  • Rick Johnson

    If Lin was playing PG and had 10 TO he’d be lynched.

  • Alaingrvis

    his body will break down.. its so stupid to me. kobe should not average the most minutes on the team. now he also plays pg. its like a prophecy just wait

  • joyce ward

    The thing that I find that lin is a strong leader is when the max show said that kobe is outta control and that nobody in the locker room would stand up to kobe. Then they mentioned that Lin did and he got punked(meaning nobody stood with him). LA media knows what is going n with kobe and they keep calling him out.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Like Ms. Ward has said, he is now pursuing MJ’s scoring record.

  • blubell

    I heard it on ESPNLA too and was very disappointed…

  • roberlin

    It’s Lin being dismayed by his reduced role.

  • Maknusia

    Of all the points there, you only caught the pretty lady?!!! Isnt that obvious she is a pretty lady!

  • Alaingrvis

    this will be a long season joyce. atleas before the lakers was somewhat fun to watch

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Only he knows for sure.

  • blubell

    Kobe is not going to be able to keep this up all season…
    https://twitter.com/Mike_Bresnahan/status/539992708727599104

  • roberlin

    It may take another year for Lin to be truly freed, lol.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    I like this article title: Steal JLin PG role, Kobe’s turnovers triple doubles.

    NBA/搶「豪」控衛工作 柯比失誤大三元http://www.nownews.com/n/2014/12/03/1530878

  • Alaingrvis

    he is perusing to be the sun. literally everything now revolves around him

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Can Zeus just step in and zap him out of his misery? LOL I’m a Greek literature geek.

  • Maknusia

    atleast someone was bold enough to put that into the title

  • Alaingrvis

    like i said this pg kobe won’t last

  • blubell
  • takemeback2reaganyears

    The topic about Nash and Kobe were so true as I think more about it. This history of Nash and D’Antoni were even much more than D’Antoni and Lin.

  • 717

    If you wanted to put out a message of pain, anguish and frustration but could only do it cryptically, would you want your audience to “get it” or would you prefer they pretend that everything is just peachy.

  • CJSHYY

    That’s from Taiwan news, right? I hope it’s ESPN..

  • Alaingrvis

    more like icarus kobe wants to be one with the sun

  • blubell
  • BobbyH

    No. Kobe won’t allow the crime to happen before his eyes again.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Even with a win, kobe made the pro basketball game so hard to enjoy.

  • roberlin

    I don’t think I’ve felt so deflated after a win in which Lin started and finished a game.

  • 717

    To put it mildly.

  • BobbyH

    It could sooner than you think.

  • Maknusia

    so good for me to miss the game then!

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Most of Kobe assists were after he had no look or nowhere to go.

  • Alaingrvis

    the bench blew a 19 point lead please don’t brag. against btw the worst offense in the league

  • blubell

    Winning formula?

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Laker announcer: hate to see the starters had to come back.

  • roberlin

    honestly, you didn’t miss much. JLin played 30 minutes tonight, but it felt like he played just 3 minutes. He was totally shut out of the offense. He truly was Kobe’s ball boy, I hate to say it.

  • 717

    Kobe’s yelling is a lot of sound and fury signifying nothing. Lin’s marginalization on the court is what matters.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    They have to kiss Kobe in order to stay in NBA.

  • Arsenium12 .

    This group has co-operated with the Jeremy Lin Foundation on a number of projects …

    https://twitter.com/JubileeProject/status/539834936610390017

  • Alaingrvis

    who would of thought we ask kobe all year to play team ball he responds by naming himself the pg. its either i shoot all the shots or i pass all the passes.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yes!!!!!!!!!!! LOLOLOLOL

  • 717

    Not every problem has a solution.

  • JLin Fan from Australia
  • JLin Fan from Australia
  • blubell
  • Carol Tiu

    How did you feel about what TWC commentators said re kobe as facilitator, after the airing of kobe postgame interview? I thought their words (JW & ACG) were supportive albeit unenthusiastically. Somehow made me feel that’s what FO wants and they were toeing the line.

  • Singapore BB Fan

    …in hope of Free Agency ahead….

    JLin, I will continue to support you…even not in LA..

  • 717

    Somebody gets it.

  • roberlin

    So, let’s see – BS has now forced Lin into playing like Ronnie Price. Lin’s the 5th option on the floor. Took only 5 shots the entire game.

    BUT – if Kobe got injured, you know that Lin would become THE main player on offense, and Lin would be racking up big numbers (17-20, 8-10 assists) and making the Lakers a better team.

    Hmmm . . . there’s something wrong with this picture.

  • Love Lin

    Has been waiting 4 the Lin s post game interview, looks like they skipped him tonite.. The mesg he just tweeted might be the feeling how he reacted after the game..

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    No. We aren’t getting one today.

  • 717

    This is what J needs to hear from his fans.

  • roberlin

    Guy needs some hope. So do us fans, lol.

  • Brent Yen

    Can someone explain what is this Rom:15:!3 is about?

  • roberlin

    I don’t think they skipped Lin . . . it’s the other way around – Lin skipped the interview.

  • BobbyH

    One assist from Lin to Kobe during the game. Lin had to make sure he threw the ball with high arc so that Kobe was in time under the ball.

  • Love Lin

    positive thinking. I like it..

  • roberlin

    My take – it’s about having hope when one is down and feeling out. Imo.

  • roberlin

    My question about the tweet – Lin must have tweeted it right after the game. Did he have that verse memorized in his head?

  • JT

    Have to give it to Kobe though, he is REALLY good at lip service.

  • BobbyH

    The only obstacle prevents Kobe to achieve the greatness is himself. Given the ways he is playing now, I doubt he could even break MJ’s record.

  • roberlin

    And he even gets to turn over all the turnovers!

  • roberlin

    It’ll be interesting to see how both Kobe and Lin do tomorrow night on the second game of a back to back. Lin has struggled in those this season, but given how little he really played tonight, he should be fresh for tomorrow’s game, lol.

  • Carol Tiu

    Lol those weren’t cusswords at all.

  • Alaingrvis

    what do they say

  • Alaingrvis

    if its like the last two game ohh i can wait.

  • Carol Tiu

    something like “a lot of people came even as far away as taiwan, china.” maybe others can make corrections 😛

  • roberlin

    lol

  • bolero

    yup. same like houston..

  • This might be an easier translation “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit”

    My interpretation:
    It’s the concept that hope is important to give purpose in life. God is the source of hope so if one believes in Him, His joy and peace will provide hope in his/her heart.

    I think Lin is feeling a bit down (maybe having his reduced PG role) but he chooses to rely on this verse that God will give him hope that things will get better in the future.

  • Brent Yen

    Just finished to see all the comments here. I guess It is another game not worth the time to catch up….Move on to next game!

  • JoeTeam

    Did he get worked in D?

  • JoeTeam

    many devout Christians can quote many favs.

  • I guess we can skip to the PostGame and go straight to WAS PreGame?

  • TTNN

    maybe he will lost his starter again here in Lakers?

  • JoeTeam

    This whole fan discussion on Kobe getting injured deserves a fantasy FO one:

    MK: oh oh, Kobe got hurt
    JB: It’s ok, we have Jeremy to take it forward.
    MK: Um, we were tanking, right?
    JB: D’oh, we’re in trouble.

  • Alaingrvis

    its like when people who don’t speak mandarin get those types of tattoos. like how do you know what it says. i guess people like the look

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Yeah, plus the “hottie” failed lol

  • Brent Yen

    Yes Sir!

  • Alaingrvis

    by jenning lol. i wish lin could take his job it would be easy

  • 717

    Need to post ur pic instead!

  • Carol Tiu

    If he sits & jeremy has an explosive winning game kobe is gonna kill BS.

  • Alaingrvis

    lol skip the next week thats how long i think kobe will try and be the pg

  • roberlin

    apparently we need a hotter hottie, lol.

  • Brent Yen

    IJ is here!

  • IsabeliJane*17

    #TrollHard

  • JoeTeam

    put your pic up next game sry lol.

  • 717

    Kobe is now 128 points away. He can do that in 5 games easy. If he’d stop trying to be the effing PG.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Good interpretation! JLin is down with all the bumps/obstacles that he experiences but he continues to have hope from the God of Hope will bring him thru once again.

  • JJ Hui

    Yeap, TO machine! 12 points 10 TO! Double double!!!

  • Alaingrvis

    the two games i can’t wait for the superstar pg kobe to face okc and san Antonio especially with Durant and Westbrook back

  • Yesss.. If the regular hottie only managed to entice 10 TOs from Kobe.
    We need to take the special weapon for tomorrow!

    Come on, @ij7:disqus!
    Take one for the team :> IJ-Linsanity tomorrow!

  • John Lee

    Kobe playing an average of 42 minutes in five straight games comes darn close.

  • JoeTeam

    I differ from others here in how I read this. I don’t believe Lin is the type to ask others for support (maybe his insiders only). Or overshare when he’s in turmoil. Did anyone see any tweets during GSW D-league or Erie ___? I believe Lin tweets these to provide love and support for his fans, to be a good steward for God. So, when I read this, yes, I know he felt it, maybe as recently as yesterday. But for sure, he’s tweeting AFTER he’s strong, not while worried.

    There you go, jmho.

  • Alaingrvis

    lol are you guys pimping her lmao

  • MoominFloren

    Maybe the hottie not hot enough…..should we put your pic ? hehe

  • Riddick

    Yup, when Lin is struggling, he tweets a verse for the fans to decode. It didn’t take as long as w/the last team…sad. Hate seeing him constantly being tested trying to be part of a game he loves…just a shame.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Who started the hottie thing anyway?!?! lol

  • no, that’s just rude. Uh-oh, you better apologize soon
    IJ is our special weapon to bring out the real Linsanity!

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Nop he often shares biblical passages when he was struggling. That’s the first notice that I have on him when he was in R. Whenever he shared the passage, soon he was up again.

  • JoeTeam

    AHA! That’s right, a Lin Hottie could also vanquish his antagonists! Good one! GO IJ7, we need you.

  • Riddick

    His faith wasn’t what it is now. He has said before that he’s become a stronger Christian & gets strength from the Bible. He started tweeting verses when things got bad in htown.

  • Alaingrvis

    it was a joke.

  • 717

    Psalm. I think you should ban him.

  • JoeTeam

    it came from a very popular thread in CF … every pic with a hottie, Lin has a great game. Or so everyone wanted lol.

  • Alaingrvis

    plus nothing can stop kobe not the specialized pink power ranger in ij

  • jolno

    On Kobe’s last turnover of the game, Boozer clearly pointed to the open Lin for Kobe to pass the ball to. However, Kobe ignored Boozer and decided to pass through the double team to Boozer rather than to pass the ball to the wide open Lin.

  • Alaingrvis

    lol

  • JoeTeam

    I did see that play … I cheered for Kobe’s TOV, though. Way better than another Lin score, call me bitter heh heh.

  • joyce ward

    Bingo, you hit it right on the head.

  • John Lee

    Kobe ensuring Linsanity not happening under his watch, no one allowed to outshine the Sun.

  • joyce ward

    I disagree. Lin is not struggling , he kows the giants in his life and he will perservere

  • blubell

    Muhahaha.

  • JoeTeam

    whew!

  • BobbyH

    IMO, Kobe had no angle to pass to Lin.

  • roberlin

    So, is it safe to say that this is about as low it’s going to get this season for JLin and his fans? We can only go up from here, right? Right?

  • Brent Yen

    Why is everyone so low? I guess I am really lucky that I missed the game.

  • 717

    You seem so disappointed. LOL

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    It will continue like this until BS and Kobe are out. It will happen sooner as Kobe’s “chonos” is up sooner than later.

  • I know .. just don’t want to get IJ mad and not supply the pic :>

  • blubell

    He is basically telling his fans he is fine and so should we.

  • joyce ward

    Kobe is not fooling anybody, he is afraid that lin is going to take his place. Keep Kobe as the PG until he burns himself out, then what is Scott going to do. Kobe is being way harsh to lin because, I think that this is the first time in kobe’s career that he realizes time is running out for him. His body is betraying him and Scott is his enabler.

  • JoeTeam

    no, for me that’s not how it works bro. Every since I was a kid, I know not to spill my guts when I’m in need, and I share my inspirations AFTER I’m resolved. I don’t believe Lin is a walking scab looking for sympathy. He solves it and then shares his solution. That actually is what Christians are taught, to look inward to God when you are down. That happens in teenager years, as soon as you can understand things of philosophy and spirit. It isn’t developed after college. Don’t believe me, go to a college Bible study.

  • Alaingrvis

    ok so you say that right . and don’t get why i am comparing you to Jiraiya of naruto lol the original himself pervy sage

  • JoeTeam

    you and I differ in timing. Like I said, the moment he’s at peace with is is when I think he shares, not a second before. So, the message comes to fans when THEY are not at peace with it. That’s leadership.

  • 717

    Wrong Madamoisselle Llebulb.

  • Riddick

    Lin is also human. Constantly having to battle against your own team mate/coach is hard, even for someone as strong minded as Lin. He doesn’t broadcast his struggles, but finds comfort in tweeting the truth in verses. He did the same thing during jersyGate. It’s just how he handles the lows of playing in the nba…a bit like an outlet.

  • roberlin

    It was really depressing to watch. IT was as if Byron forced Lin to play like Ronnie Price.

  • JoeTeam

    Like I said, I don’t believe Lin wants to put out a message of anguish and frustration. He just doesn’t strike me as a guy who needs to feed off his fans. I think he has his insiders who he does draw on, like anyone. Just remember all the stories of his insiders telling how hard it was for him, and that is Lin being real. To us as strangers, he’s putting out energy TO us, not commiserating.

  • Alaingrvis

    the last two games have been more unbearable then the blowouts. he is actually refusing lin from playing well.and we will lose. i am very pessimistic about this year

  • sws94

    In 14 games in LA, Lin has led the team in assists just five times, same as the shooting guard Bryant.

    Bryant, of course, likes it that way, and even complimented their “chemistry” as the team looks for sunnier horizons.

    “It’s fine,” said Bryant this week. “He added some jump shots to his game lately. That’s key for him and it’s key for us. It’ll open up our game.”

    Coach Byron Scott has not been totally enamoured with Lin’s play, yet. He has criticised him for his defence and for “picking up his dribble” and, after the Denver game for “over-dribbling.”

    When he compliments Lin, he often adds, “We expect better.”

    from

    http://www.thenational.ae/sport/north-american/linsanity-days-may-be-behind-jeremy-lin-who-tries-to-find-a-new-home-alongside-kobe-bryant

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yes. I agree. He shares the passage and then the next game he is up. It’s just his journey. He won’t share much about his struggles until he finds the comfort and peace in God’s Word. When he has found it, then he shares the passage.

  • Brent Yen

    LOL….ok just be patient….we wait…we wait…

  • Maknusia

    Seriously…I’m waiting for that day in LAL!

  • Carol Tiu

    Lol Not at all. I would be disappointed if Jeremy cussed.

  • sws94

    He has to miss just about every shot he takes to play like Ronnie Price. Price is amazingly inept.

  • blubell

    BScott giving backhanded compliments just like McHale.

  • roberlin

    True, Lin wasn’t able to play Ronnie Price very well – He actually scored and made shots, lol.

  • Riddick

    Tweeting a verse is not a cry for ‘sympathy’. It’s a way to share his faith through the struggles. As a Christian, it’s common to share thoughts/feelings w/Bible verses that reflect the struggles. There would be no reason for these hope, love, perseverance verses if he was in a good place.
    Christianity is a continuous growth process. Just as one matures, philosophical/spiritual understanding expands because one’s perception changes.

  • sws94

    It was a great turnover, gave him the triple double.

  • Alaingrvis

    this seems old

  • blubell

    Does it actually count as triple double?

  • sws94

    It’s old, but I found the Kobe quote more interesting than the Byron quote.

  • JoeTeam

    Sad to see a man taking while he’s fading. I learned at a young age there are beautiful passings in life. The beautiful ones are where the person made peace with family, God, and the journey, him/herself and gave to others as life faded. The very ugly passings are where people are scared and take from people who are supporting their journey. Beauty caused by that person at that time exhibits a life well lived.

  • sws94

    Yes, but with a negative stat.

  • Samuel

    level 1: good ballhogger – Melo
    level 2: great ballhogger – Harden
    level 3: da best ballhogger – Kobe
    at least Lin will not play with a bigger ballhogger after this year..

  • JoeTeam

    wow, learn something every day.

  • Alaingrvis

    is there no lin interview today

  • JoeTeam

    westbrook someday?

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yep. He is “finding” the peace and comfort in God’s Word again. So, JLin is in much better frame of mind now. Will see how this translates into games now. Can’t wait for the game tomorrow. He tends to play very well after sharing passages in the past. So, I pray it’s the same for the coming games.

  • Brent Yen

    He told the reporter to GTFO…..JK…..Just GO

  • roberlin

    It could get worse – he could end up playing with Melo AND Kobe on the same team, lol.

  • Maknusia

    Hoo hoo…make that two!!!!

  • Alaingrvis

    ok so a quote from the bible nd no post game interview. looks like lin is not happy

  • grover chang

    The lakers were scoring over 100 a game, seems like the offense was effective. Their last place defense has been the problem.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Ah well… that’s why it failed 🙂

  • blubell

    Make that three 🙂

  • Alaingrvis

    it is becoming very easy to tell when lin is mad about something. bible verse with a no interview he is pissed off

  • blubell

    So this is his 21st career 3D?

  • bolero

    lol. good one

  • Maknusia

    lol

  • JoeTeam

    I think Lin is media savvy and does not think he’s only communicating with Christians. He’s not sharing his feelings in my beliefs about him, he’s sharing his answer.

  • roberlin

    He’s very down. And so are his fans.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Is it safe to say Boozer is a willing team player who knows exactly which guy can help him elevate his game?

  • bolero

    yup. just like in Houston..

  • Alaingrvis

    i say pissed

  • Samuel

    I hope not, even Ford Center is only 5 minutes from my home..
    for Lin’s sake, I want him to play for a ballhogger free team finally..

  • roberlin

    angry and down. Down and angry.

  • JoeTeam

    Whew, I can’t disagree with you and feel good ha ha.

  • Alaingrvis

    playing that same role he did in rox land is not what he wanted clearly after all the jeremy don’t watch your bak lol no don’t watch your back because kobe will look you in the eyes while he stabs you

  • Alaingrvis

    lol well

  • Samuel

    good point, Lin posts that when feels being disrespect..

  • bolero

    #Lakers announcer: Jeremy Lin been a target for the officials all year. I agree. #NBA— Paul Villarreal (@CNM_JLin_Vids) December 3, 2014

  • Alaingrvis

    i thought the whole game lin could of drove to the basket with ease. but zero per two games back to back

  • joyce ward

    The thong that Kobe doesn’t realize that he is dealing with some sterner stock in lin is all about the team and team play. I think in the former days, kobe had the backing of the league,not so much now. They see him as a washed up player trying to relive his glory days. The league will give him props what he did back in the day, but not now, and he knows that , and that is why he is pressing so hard now. It is just sad to him do this. Scott should have been the one to save himself.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    LOL. I should say he was struggling but now he is in a better frame of mind with the help of God’s Word.

  • Maknusia

    He is a veteran, and know the game and NBA well

  • Maknusia

    But he said, he dont play well when he is angry…need to get into “in-peace” mood/mode soon

  • grover chang

    Lin is not threatening because he takes a market over, he is threatening because he takes a team over. Lin is the one that makes other guys game easier. He is the quarterback and a good one.

    People are selfish. They like the guy who gets them the ball. Kobe and Harden could not handle the change in team dynamics. They want the other guys to gravitate to them, not Lin. Harden solved it by moving Bev in Lins position. Kobe is solving it by becoming Lin, the guy handing out the ball.

    The end result is Lin has less opportunity to win his teammates hearts and become the leader because he could not pass them the ball.

  • Riddick

    Yes, Lin is media savvy, but he has said that being a Christian is part of who he is, so the verses are not meant as communicating ‘only’ to Christians. It is known psychologically speaking, that there is comfort in sharing one’s struggles w/others or releasing them internally. Lin’s way is to tweet verses because he relates to them, not to get sympathy or because he can’t handle the hardship.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    He is okay now. He finds the peace, comfort and hope in that passage. We will see the “ups” of JLin in coming games.

  • joyce ward

    Don’t worry about Lin, he has been here before and has survived quite well. Let Scoot/Kobe keep digging that hole that they will eventually fall in.

  • Perhaps Lin and his fans have good reasons to be a bit down.
    But Lin does the right thing for him to quote Rom 15:13 to rely on hope beyond his game performance.

    Here’s a similar quote below by Dean Koontz regarding the importance of hope.

    Without hope, our light in the heart will flicker away and die.
    Gotta keep fighting and counting the good things to keep the fire burning inside!

    So… I choose to remember Kobe got 2 consecutive Triple Double and Lin got consecutive double-digit pts/0 TOs.
    Lin will be fresh and ready to perform like his NJ Nets game when the opportunity presents itself

    http://izquotes.com/quotes-pictures/quote-when-we-don-t-allow-ourselves-to-hope-we-don-t-allow-ourselves-to-have-purpose-without-purpose-dean-koontz-244631.jpg

  • Brent Yen

    This is not even close to HOU level. Why would I worried. 😛 He still gets his double digits pts and some asts. If in Hou…it would be a 5p1a game for him

  • 717

    We can agree to disagree then. Lin’s insiders can be reached in person, by phone or even by group email. When he sends out a tweet like that I hear a loud “Help me Lord, this is so unfair!” It’s a cry for help. And by putting it out there I think he is hoping that someone somewhere can help him. For example fans and the media can play a role in putting pressure on the Lakers to stop their rediculous treatment of Lin.

  • CJSHYY

    I think so… I guess Lin probably didn’t want to do it bc they must be rush to next city.. Well, in fact, Lin only made 2 shots today so not much to say… I guess that’s why they had to ask Price…?!

  • blubell
  • grover chang

    Yes those are the Lin games with the most entertainment to them. Very showtime like.

  • Alaingrvis

    i agree also kobe won’t last doing this

  • roberlin

    At least in Houston, he had a role to play – score and be aggressive.

    Now, literally, he has no role to play on the team. It was so sad watching him take the ball up the court just to pass it to Kobe in the block, over and over again, while never getting the ball back.

    Demoralizing to watch.

  • Brent Yen

    I think it is fine…..Kobe and Scott are just digging a hole…..and I welcome them to dig it deeper.

  • Rick Johnson

    Yes, that’s all JLin can do right now is keep working on getting better, improve where he’s weak, learn how to play with his teammates and be ready when the opportunity arises.

  • roberlin

    well, i’m ready for those two to fall right into it. I’m getting really tired of all this marginalization. And JLin must be getting tired of it as well.

  • Maknusia

    So its double-double McFlurry tonite, for Lin I guess

  • true, but Kobe was also a bit late to react to pass to Lin.
    Fatigue also played a factor

  • Brent Yen

    I am not sure how Lin feels. But I think Lin knows this will always come until he reached some sort of the star status.

  • Brent Yen

    Is it good? never had those thing b4

  • roberlin

    Probably. And the sad thing is, the Lakers WON. And it’s still a double McFlurry nite, lol.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    I used to be but not anymore esp watching this game. Knowing BS and Kobe “chronos” is up pretty soon with this pace. Kobe in the past week couldn’t do practice anymore. Today he couldn’t even do shootaround. See in a week, Kobe’s body deteriorates so fast. Who knows what and when might happen next!!!!!

  • grover chang

    I rather have a passing pg Kobe then a bricking sg Kobe. Yes Lin time on the court is more limited but the lakers win more when They share the ball. I’m happy for another win, make everything better.

  • Alaingrvis

    if kobe dominates the ball like that why not put lin on the bench or play him some minutes with out kobe. nick young gets to score all day while the second unit continues to suck

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  • roberlin

    Yup. There’s always hope for change.

    It’s always happened for JLin, when things look bleak, something extraordinary happens to open a door for him.

  • Brent Yen

    No…if they do that…how can they pin the loss on Lin?

  • yup, he’s healthy, ready to contribute to wins.
    Sometimes situations have a way to resolve itself.
    Still better than being stuck in Houston and be scapegoats all the time :>

  • Samuel

    no, Scott wants to make Price to look as good as possible, so he would have a reason to start him over Lin..

  • roberlin

    I’m basing how Lin feels on that Romans passage – about him needing hope in a time of darkness despair and helplessness.

  • Maknusia

    huh? which part of the box score are you referring to?

  • Hear, hear!
    A win is always better.
    A passing Kobe will bring more wins.

  • sws94

    He doesn’t sit full quarters. That happened so often in Houston. Big difference. Here, Kobe is the king and everyone abides by Kobe’s rules. So, Lin is just one of the ones abiding by his rules and not being the whipping boy he was in Houston while they elevated Beverley to some Prince standard he didn’t earn.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yes, that’s right. JLin has always prepared for this. So, my hope/dream becomes alive again today. I will see Linsanity 2 soon:-)

  • blubell
  • Maknusia

    Keeping your hope high…ha…i like it

  • Monking

    Big game for Lin tomorrow as Kobe will be too tired to do anything.

  • lol .. that’s not a compliment, man.
    Just teasing IJ, that’s all haha..

  • Brent Yen

    Nothing will change until Kobe give up himself.

  • sws94

    There are way more games to play. This Kobe thing will be for a short stretch and then Lin will get back to doing more. It wasn’t that much fun to watch tonight but Lin’s overall numbers remain ok. Think this, the 0 TOs for 2 games look good for him. And he scored in low double figures both nights somehow.

  • Brent Yen

    I think so

  • Maknusia

    I doubt…but lets see; hope in terms of scoring…i will take that

  • grover chang

    Of course he is the scapegoat. He is the minority in the group.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Believe JLin has overcome the down now. He shares passage when he finds comfort and peace in God’s Word when he overcomes the struggles.

  • Maknusia

    in order to have better TOV%, either you reduce your TO or increase your shots

  • 717

    Did you see Kobe’s flu game? Kobe played 36 min and shot 1 for 14. Wishful thinking.

  • sws94

    There is no way to make Price look good.

  • Brent Yen

    exactly…..

  • Brent Yen

    A few ways….like not playing him at all is one way

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    I’m after I saw Kobe didn’t participate in shootaround and then how he played in the game. His “chonos” are up sooner than later. He won’t last long with this pace with his own “stubbornness” and BS’ as an enabler for this destruction path.

  • I doubt it. Price and Clarkson are not as dangerous decoys as Lin for Kobe :>

  • sws94

    He played limited. He shot the ball 5 times and got end of the game fouls to make his point total respectable. Mostly, he passed the ball to Kobe and Kobe either turned it over or got an assist. Once, maybe twice, Kobe passed it to Lin for him to shoot a 3. He made 2 out of 4.

  • Maknusia

    if all players move out of paint, he could dunk all day long!

  • JoeTeam

    now you’re talkin’ psalm!

  • bolero

    exactly, then Lin will sit on bench more and Price starting..

  • Preach it, Bro!

  • Brent Yen

    On opponents basket….I know.

  • 717

    Even when he passes equally to the other team?

  • JoeTeam

    you were right about Hills mid-range being useless to him and LAL, so I will enjoy you being right here too.

  • Rick Johnson

    Last time Kobe was tired he just kept chucking team out of the game. Wasn’t it Dallas he shot for like 6/22?

  • JoeTeam

    I tried, but I’m not pious enough (not saying you are just saying nobody listens to me and my wife says it’s for other reasons that I won’t admit ha ha).

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Kobe’s body might not be able to hold him up just like the last couple minutes of this game. He is even more tired in tomorrow game. No time to recover! He might hog the ball and tries to be “hero” but it will fail misearably.

  • bolero

    jlin7 & I Caught The Young Gunna @jclark5on Slippin' #gotem #sleepatnight #justouched down #dc #holdathttp://t.co/VhBHuN62il— Carlos Boozer (@MisterCBooz) December 3, 2014

  • JoeTeam

    ok, help me remember you are Mr OKC. yes, (play) free Lin! His team, his brand someday.

  • bolero

    Jlin seems closed to Boozer..

  • Alaingrvis

    teams are also over playing kobe let him shoot stop doubling. last two teams have played some of the worse defense i have ever seen

  • Alaingrvis

    this is true

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yes I believe they sit together on the plane from one of the pics.

  • Maknusia

    LOL, I doubt Lin could get a team to run. He just needs to be prepared to play with those hoggers

  • khomphuong2

    Kobe will try to do everything

  • JoeTeam

    yes, Stern did see the long term changes in BBall and how important China is.

    Hey, now that it’s long past, allow me to share my brush with greatness. So I was at an event about 18 mos ago as a guest, and Stern was there. My host is more shy, and normally I’m more outgoing. But because my buddy was shy, I sort of was awkward in sharing the salad buffet with Stern. He actually reached out to me and made small talk. I’m so bummed that I froze, because he seemed really nice to sense our awkwardness. Just one moment, don’t know he’s a good guy all around.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    This is what JLin with the same pic.
    https://twitter.com/Librafree/status/540020295587729408

  • JoeTeam

    LOL, they don’t care, it’s not kobe time.

  • JoeTeam

    4!

  • Maknusia

    Happy times then!

  • joyce ward

    Boozer & Lin only speak up about team play

  • Maknusia

    You bad “outgoing” boy!….I thought you watched the game

  • JoeTeam

    nah, I’m not fakin’ it. Just chattin’ with my buds. You don’t have to watch the game when you’re being philosophical. I wanna see Linstyle dominate!

  • spiderman

    lol

  • joyce ward

    I think the players are sick of Kobe and his antics. It will explode eventually.

  • JoeTeam

    (shhhh … don’t tell anyone)

  • spiderman

    Funny quote of the night:

    “If we continue to do like we’re doing tonight, we’re going to surprise some people.” – Jordan Hill on @TWCSportsNet

  • bolero

    and both of them called out Kobe..

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Any inclination of which one might explode???? No name comes to my mind.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Yep. I see some nice connection between Boozer and JLin.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    New bff!

  • JC

    doubt it

  • JoeTeam

    Joyce, can you tell me the summary on what happened with Gasol, and Shaq? People say Kobe ran Shaq out of town, and I’m happy to admit those where years where I refused to watch bball because of iso. I played it, but didn’t watch it. Is that what you mean by things exploding but this time Kobe is not young Kobe?

  • JLin Fan from Australia

  • 717

    Your constant complaining gets old.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    All I remember is… the last 2-peat Gasol should be the Finals MVP, not Kobe. Ugh!

  • spiderman

    and the plot thickens…

  • Carol Tiu

    Can they be fined for saying something like this?

  • khomphuong2

    Mike D’Antoni on Kobe

    “his ability to do the volume of work that he does, if it’s humanly possible to do he will do it, mindset and determination and work ethic. Will always try to be the best to ever play the game. That’s also the tough part of coaching him, he has a determination and near-sightedness. Sees one goal and will go over you, under you, whatever, to get to where he wants to go.”

    http://www.lakersnation.com/mike-dantoni-talks-about-his-time-with-kobe-bryant-lakers/2014/12/02/

  • IsabeliJane*17

    I watched the game and I ain’t low.. so… 🙂

  • 717

    A ball hogger is ok if the team has an effective coach.

  • Maknusia

    i know i know…just trollin…kiddin

  • Maknusia

    but it seems he did well, when ever they posted those hotties

  • MoominFloren

    that’s why both have the least starter min….

  • 717

    Lin will wear slipper sneaks so he can fling his shoes next game.

  • sws94

    Was Yao used as a scapegoat? I don’t remember. I know he was kind of injury prone.

  • sws94

    Toronto plays decent defense. Detroit is way worse.

  • CJSHYY

    So glad to see Lin & Boozer get along well… Boozer is funny guy.

  • BuzzerBeater

    yeah he does
    Carlos will be his new Jared Jeffries, his big bro 🙂

  • sws94

    PLV is not happy.

  • JoeTeam

    I know you are a good egg. alles gutes.

  • BuzzerBeater

    Have we gotten any highlights yet? please share with me if there’s any.
    I didnt catch the game tonight but I see Kobe was playing PG again and Jeremy got very few shots, but how was his defense tonight?
    Glad they got the win though, no matter how bad things get I dont want Jeremy to be a part of the worst team in the West so I’ll continue to root for some wins lol

  • 717

    Anachronism. I don’t think Twitter existed yet when Lin was in the D-league. Or if it did it hadn’t taken off yet.

  • Singapore BB Fan

    Wearing NYC cap…

  • jolno

    What people are they going to surprise? Probably themselves after the stretches against [L]eastern conference teams are over.

  • Carol Tiu

    Which part are you waiting for? LoL

  • Rick Johnson

    Ya that was crazy. He might be sick again. Expect more chucking tomorrow if he is.

  • WAS PreGame+Poll thread is open
    http://www.jlinportal.com/g19-lal-pregame-threadpoll/

    So who won DET poll?

    GAME JLIN STATS WINNER(s)
    18 11pts/5asts (12/6) @samvictor (3rd win! Congrats! Now we have 2 leaders tied at 3 wins with CJSHYY )

    LEADERS

    # of Wins UserName
    3 @cjshyy, @samvictor
    2 @johnlee, @caliusmc, @dinomite (michael), @pops

    – See more at: http://www.jlinportal.com/2014-15-jlin-stats-poll-winners/#sthash.OKFBidt9.dpuf

  • Maknusia

    I missed today’s game voting!…so does that mean my TS% is still high?

  • only if you get fouled late in game twice to get 4 FTs like Lin :p

  • Maknusia

    How can you guys @samvictor and @CJSHYY:disqus vote so low…must be Lin hater!

  • LAJane

    oh dear…..

  • sure, people in the East Coast for sure 😀

  • Maknusia

    yeah, we need to brake that relationship or get obe to join them (impossible) though

  • JoeTeam

    wow, do you really mean that?

    What you say is not my experience with Lin’s personality or his lexicon. Almost like a TV series jumping the shark by breaking canon (you know, time travel and waking up and it was all a dream).

    No need to agree to disagree, we just disagree. respectfully of course. I hate that former way to play it; It’s like saying “I don’t disagree.” Wha? lol.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    I know because they called out Kobe in a sense.

  • JoeTeam

    well, like I said, he is consistent if he tweets it AFTER he is resolved. It is inconsistent with what we know about him and his courage under fire to think he is reaching out for resolve.

  • JoeTeam

    That is what Lin would do, share God’s message as soon as he hears and is at peace. It’s just Christian communications, shortcuts for feelings.

  • Jedi

    I’m hoping but Jeremy tends to have bad stats on 2nd game of back to back. It kills me but I’m still putting him out there on my fantasy team for tomorrow. Keep the faith!

  • CJSHYY

    I didn’t make it today. But I thought he would not get too high for sure just around 15/16 pts bc he probably didn’t want to upset Kobe… but worst than I thought…

  • Jedi

    Actually in terms of what he’s been through, this is relatively minor.
    I mean he’s still getting his minutes, and the media still likes him. He’s also still scoring in double digits and his TOs have been 0 over the last 2 games. He’s not getting his shots, but nobody is seriously blaming him.
    On a scale of 1-10 on the Lin-Stress level (where 10 is max panic), I’m feeling a 3.

  • JoeTeam

    Totally untrue. Twitter was there for masses in 2006. I started my account in 2006 and I’m no social maven. Lin was in D-league on 2010-11. Jlin’s first tweet was July 24, 2010. Why don’t you read through them and see if he wailed his woes. Just scroll down and let me know. You might be right.

  • Jedi

    Also, like Jeremy says…have hope in God.
    There’s a sense of destiny for Jeremy for those who believe in such things. Just how his whole story is always about facing and overcoming one thing after another…like it’s on public display for us to learn lessons from.

  • Jedi

    LOL!!!
    You said it out loud!!

  • joyce ward
  • Arsenium12 .

    Here are some Laker – Pistons highlights (make sure to set the resolution to HD) …

  • Maknusia

    being assertive…lol

  • Jedi

    He’s a star already. Just not respected by his peers as such. But definitely in terms of popularity, he’s in the top 5 I would bet.

  • MoominFloren

    Yes, people will surprise with the low Bball IQ of coach & Kobe..

  • 717

    I stand corrected. I guess I just wasn’t aware of Twitter until 3 or 4 years ago.

    The thing is Lin himself had his doubts about whether he was good enough to compete in the NBA at that time. Yes he was at an extremely low point in his life during his time in the D league but he probably felt like ok I’m failing. It’s after Linsanity that the intentional marginalization becomes unbearable. IMO.

  • JoeTeam

    well thanks. I get into my JLin D mode when he needs someone gettin’ his back, not that you weren’t there. Just don’t like to see him getting jerked around by Kobe and BSc. Peace.

  • TTNN

    wow, he is quick today.

  • yeah, on that one.. never preach to your wife.
    It always backfires LOL

  • “Sometimes Kobe plays for the other teams”… :p

  • Price is not a good enough decoy to free up some space for Kobe :>

  • JoeTeam

    oops …

  • TTNN

    in LG, I really liked this person’s (fiendishoc) posts. He posted a lot in the thread X’s and O’s discussion. Really high quality thread.

    Following is his view for this game:

    Good to see the Lakers finally coast to a victory. Winning lets you appreciate things that we’ve come to take for granted, like Swaggy’s ability to create something out of nothing and often getting fouled while doing it, and Hill’s magnetic hands on the offensive boards. Even though the Pistons looked lost on both ends of the floor, it goes to show that the Lakers really have the talent to beat down teams when they aren’t running dumb schemes on defense. Also, it’s always great to read T&R and QFTOS after a win.

    WHAT I LIKED

    Conservative defense pays off
    I mentioned in the previous T&R thread for the Raptors game that the Lakers have started dropping back in the PNR, something that us LGers have been calling for all season. In this game, you could see it really paying off as Josh Smith and Jennings laid brick after brick from midrange. With the bigs zoning up in the paint, the lane was too crowded for them to drive or dive, removing the need to help off shooters.

    Offensive spacing
    Another trend starting from last game was that they turned Kobe into the primary P&R ballhandler. This gets the better 3pt shooter Lin on the wing, and also, defenses know that they can’t give Kobe the mid range shot so it creates a lot of openings. And Kobe is patient in reading how the defense is playing him and where the help is coming from, having turned into a willing passer. It also reduces the frequency of the sets that I don’t like, like the isolations and floppys (though Ellington killed it this game). I would like to see them mix it up a bit, so he doesn’t have to work so hard on every possession.

    The weakside movement is better now. I saw them run an high post split on one side and swing it to the other side with a screener freeing up a shooter. Before, the guys just stood there, and they wouldn’t even swing it to the weakside.

    Also- did I really see the Lakers running “Motion Strong” in posting up Swaggy?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fUNyqo1fFo#t=152

    Maybe they are reading the boards. Can we have Lin running the “Loop” next game please?

    Wes playing how Wes should play
    There are two things Wes does well, which are one, catch and shoot and two, jump over people. I’ve been harsh on him this year, but he impressed this game. He did most of his damage from the corner this game, and he try to do too much. When he moved the ball he did it without dribbling. When he was open for 3, he launched without hesitating and knocked it down. Four blocks from your SF is icing on the cake. And of course that baseline jam was amazing.

    WHAT I DIDN’T LIKE

    Running the offense through Price in the 4th
    They had a chance to put the game away early in the 4th and rest the starters for tomorrows back to to back. Unfortunately, with that lineup that they had on the floor, Ronnie really pounded the air out of the rock, didn’t let the O run through Swaggy, and generally let the Pistons get back into it. They could have put in Lin in earlier than Kobe and tried to run some stuff with him and Davis instead. Unfortunately they are on autosub mode with Ronnie at 18.5 min and Lin at 29.5 min.

    Kobe overhelping
    With the bigs zoning up, there’s no need for Kobe to go help off the corner 3pt shooter on drives in the paint. He did anyway several times and the Lakers paid for it. Maybe it was only 2-3 possessions but it was at least 6 points we didn’t need to give up. The turnovers you can live with because he was playing through fatigue, but overhelping takes effort and is the wrong thing to do.

  • Carol Tiu

    Boozer reminds me of Super Mario.

  • 7iger

    So not only us Lin fans realized that BS is a robot.

  • 7iger

    Remind me of the bad guy in the Popeye when I don’t see his bald head. .

  • 7iger

    But Kobe will still has the ball.

  • 7iger

    BS is the McHale of LA.

  • dons

    A stone-face robot, expressionless, lacking emotion and fire.

  • 7iger

    You forgot the double digits assists too so it is a triple double.

  • Carol Tiu

    Brutus? Yeah, him too.