G49 LAL @MIL Game Thread

As the tanking season continues, Byron Scott stays with the “Rebuilding” theme by featuring Clarkson the rookie with many Playing Time.

Jeremy Lin should have been given fair chances to orchestrate the offense as the starting PG but is Byron afraid that Lakers will win more games as Lin takes charges of the offense as he did to lead Lakers to have #1 bench with the 2nd unit. Plus if Linsanity breaks out when Kobe is out, there will be LA Media uproar to let Lin be the PG as Kobe takes a backset and won’t be able to play PG. Kobe and BScott couldn’t afford to let this chance to happen to ruin his image in his final year in the NBA. Once again, Linsanity is to be postponed by ego of ball-dominant NBA stars. But such is dirty politics in NBA or any workplace.

The positive outcome is Lin will most likely not come back to LA to continue to be marginalized under Byron Scott and Kobe Bryant.

Let’s keep hoping, cheering and praying for JLinย to give his best no matter what the results will be!

Go JLin!ย  ๐Ÿ˜Ž


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  • Bearness

    first?

  • yes, first Bear =) jk

  • Rzo Vlade

    2nd

  • BuzzerBeater

    3rd is the new 1st

  • MoominFloren

    LOL

  • Bearness

    Yes, this means Linsanity tonight!

  • 1mtoldman

    buzzer beater is the new etane.

  • GoodDayLA

    If the Lakers trade Jordan Hill for Perkins with parts tossed in on both sides, that means the Lakers are tanking like no other and clearing all the cap space they have this summer to try and offer the max to who knows. But it also provides further support that Lin will not be back in LA.

    And if Lin is somehow traded to OKC, I know NOTHING about basketball. In my opinion there is a 0.00% chance of that.

  • Happy 3rd Anniversary of Linsanity, fellow Lin Fans!

  • Rzo Vlade

    I hoped the wind of change has come

  • gasparthe2

    Hip! Hip! Hurrah!! :O

  • Sophie Paris

    Wow what a promotion lol

  • 1mtoldman

    stand in.

  • Yascar

    Wow such a sensitive and supportive boss. How can anyone not be motivated by that?

  • 1mtoldman

    its really painful to watch the first 8 minutes of a lakers game. now with hill out (i know people dont like hill’s game in relation to lin but hill was the only even marginally currently credible nba player among starters)–this d league lineup is so dreadful.

    maybe mods could just designate a game to game “lin sighting” scout to notify the board when lin is about to enter, shield the majority from the painful sight of the lakers “starting lineup”.

  • Introducing the “Tank Lineup”

    https://twitter.com/Lakers/status/563141541502668801

  • Maknusia

    May the Bear brings the Linsanity OUT! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Briiick

    LOL, good comment !

  • Maknusia

    Ellington and Lin would make a good backcourt duo!

  • Maknusia

    Missed it!

  • Maknusia

    Kinda quiet today?

  • Alaingrvis

    bucks announcer say bench best lineup. they can keep game close

  • Maknusia

    Looks like MIL pushing on their 3pointers!

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Lin still hasn’t found his shooting touch yet.

  • Rzo Vlade

    1 miss

  • Grace Nsns

    2 now, ๐Ÿ™

  • sws94

    Lin, shoot!

  • Alaingrvis

    hated that shot

  • Grace Nsns

    set up Young for a 3, not bad.

  • Rzo Vlade

    3 now

  • IsabeliJane*17

    That long 3….. ๐Ÿ™

  • sws94

    that was nice.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    SMH. What the $@#%?

  • Alaingrvis

    yea drive or shoot it with more rhythm. it was forced

  • Sophie Paris

    Lol relax … he not gonna miss all night right? xD

  • Rzo Vlade

    2pts

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Finally a J reverse! Hope this will get his shooting back

  • Maknusia

    his not feeling it yet….Atleast the second unit is aggressive and pushing

  • Grace Nsns

    not easy, oh my heart!

  • Maknusia

    yeah!!!!

  • Rzo Vlade

    3asst

  • Grace Nsns

    down to 2 now, weird.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Anyone saw the last play Boozer scored? Stool said he bailed out Lin for nowhere to go.

  • Maknusia

    Lin is OUT

  • Rzo Vlade

    wat lol scott really is something

  • Grace Nsns

    not even 10 min. He got to do something the 2nd half.

  • Pete Roces

    Just watch post game stats, not much to see in the game, BS is still BS, tanking to death!

  • spiderman

    A real piece of work

  • Alaingrvis

    stats took an assist away from lin

  • David Kim

    i dont understand why Boozer always play more minutes than Lin.

  • Briiick

    Lin came up earlier tonight. I guess BS wanted to win but when LAL is leading, he suddenly wakes up to the order of Kobe.

  • Maknusia

    He is a scoring threat

  • sws94

    Is Davis out too?

  • Maknusia

    yes

  • wandertheglobe

    Minute ago I saw Lin w/3 assists, he’s now with 2 a.

  • Yascar

    Saw that, just box score watching so not sure what happened.

  • Alaingrvis

    sacre double dribbled refs said idk

  • sws94

    Young misses all 3.

  • Maknusia

    Lin bug!

  • Alaingrvis

    scott wanna beat kidd which is why boozer and young will play a lot but not lin

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    ????? When did Lin ever play a lot?

  • CJSHYY

    I guess bc their shooting was good today… Lin didn’t shoot well so he is off now.

  • Grace Nsns

    What?

  • CJSHYY

    Maybe 2nd half. To my surprised, Clarkson didn’t dare to take lots of shot.

  • wandertheglobe

    Surprised that Clarkson has only taken 1 shot so far 0/1, trying to play PG? It’s working, Lakers up 10.

  • wandertheglobe

    Boozer got sub in for Black (starter) who got 3 fouls.

  • MoominFloren

    Kobe disapproved.

  • Briiick

    Obviously BS knows who are the good tankers.

  • Grace Nsns

    He said this last time, looks like he’s making progress. Lin’s losing time, OMG

  • wandertheglobe

    He’s playing the Price role, pass first PG. LOL….won’t last, may be one game.

  • Alaingrvis

    clarkson clearly not ready for nba

  • wandertheglobe

    Bucks is playing very tight…going to be lots of TOs today.

  • 1mtoldman

    yah think? but excellent for tankers. (and provides the “cover” of not tanking but “developing”).

  • Alaingrvis

    scott really want to beat kidd

  • Alaingrvis

    beat

  • 1mtoldman

    you spoke 2 soon; clarkson responsible for last 3 bucks baskets. with his PG play.

  • wandertheglobe

    Clarkson has zero pts first half, he’s going to try to score and force up shots. Lakers will loose this game in the 2nd half.

  • Filler-up

    Another quiet half from Lin.

  • Alaingrvis

    its only 10 minutes bro

  • sws94

    Yeah, except for pretty good defense and a really nice drive and a few assists, he’s quiet.

  • MoominFloren

    He’s requested to play like Price. No way he can play his ballhog shooting PG+SG next to Kobe in the next season.

  • MoominFloren

    Lin is losing playing time under BS anyway

  • 1mtoldman

    hard to be noisy in 9:49.

  • Alaingrvis

    young got to close out haif guess whining works

  • Grace Nsns

    He took 4 shots, he tried hard. Or this sounds even worse?

  • wandertheglobe

    Lin prolly going to get less than 20 mins now Young is back.

  • sws94

    He tried to get Davis going but Davis had problems finishing tonight. Usually, Davis makes some shots he missed tonight.

  • Briiick

    Clarkson was playing like a Kobe clone to hold a position for him so that he can be plugged in whenever he is ready.

  • sws94

    Scott said he was going to get about the same amount, at the time that was 23-24 minutes.

  • sws94

    Clarkson has 3 assists tonight, 0 points.

  • sws94

    Lin has 2 assists and 2 points, the PG spot is not exactly productive in this game.

  • Alaingrvis

    2 tov

  • kittyhead

    Do you believe what he said? lol

  • wandertheglobe

    I haven’t heard Stu praising Price for awhile

  • Grace Nsns

    With team leading +8, not bad for a rookie.
    Wish lin have same mindsets.

  • wandertheglobe

    Announcer says tough game for Clarkson so far….0/3.

  • CJSHYY

    Bc he shot well today … BS wants to win so whoever can shoot well that guy will be on. He didn’t let the real starters back like he used to around 6 min. Keep Boozer in for a long min bc he got lots of points.

  • sws94

    Knight has nice handles.

  • sws94

    Not really but we’ll see.

  • wandertheglobe

    He’s 1/7 shooting though

  • Grace Nsns

    2FTs, finally.

  • Grace Nsns

    Lucky day for Clarkson.

  • sws94

    Yeah, but with those handles he can create. I’m not sure if he’s having a bad shooting night or if he’s a bad shooter.

  • Briiick

    Clarkson is the Carter-Williams in LAL. Tanking team stat-pads certain players with no correlation to winning.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Since Jeremy is getting into cooking, I decided to check out some Gordon Ramsay cooking videos and recipes….. I’ve checked more than 30 recipes AND HE’S STILL NOT COMING BACK? This just…. ugh!

    BS should be fired.. but then… another ugh!

  • Filler-up

    It’s about time for Lin.

  • grover chang

    LOL, Lin does. It is called getting your team in the playoffs three years in a row. This year was never focused on winning.

  • Rene#17

    No he’s still on the bench. Come on Bucks!

  • Filler-up

    I want an aggressive Lin.

  • JJ Hui

    What else BS coach! His name really means that!!!

  • Dan Cohen

    no such thing nowadays

  • wandertheglobe

    Lin is just going through the motion now.

  • grover chang

    Game getting closer. Calling on his vets, including Lin

  • Chipdip

    BS stopped that… forget it

  • IsabeliJane*17

    LOL What kind of substitution is this?!?!?!

  • JJ Hui

    Lin is in now but the lead is 1

  • 1mtoldman

    scrubs out bench in. but made sure got the lead down sufficently to still permit tanking.

  • Briiick

    The tanking unit is doing their job.

  • wandertheglobe

    Scott wants to beat Kidd badly

  • Alaingrvis

    scott wait for the momentum to switch to put the bench in. i saw it coming from a mile away

  • Grace Nsns

    lol, you’re right about it.

  • Maknusia

    maybe 15-16…the way its going

  • Grace Nsns

    Ice cold, smh

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Come on panda, I know you know that’s not BS’ case hehe

  • Alaingrvis

    scott is efficient at losing. he gives the bench no chances to build any momentum

  • Chipdip

    NBA should have a worst coach award!

  • sws94

    So is Knight. Lin has to get to the rim.

  • Maknusia

    what else is new…lol

  • grover chang

    Plenty of time to get to his average. A string of points coming up.

  • sws94

    There’s something wrong with this offense. Lin needs to get the pic to him earlier, he has to find ways to penetrate.

  • Maknusia

    Q3 is where LAL normally looses their lead..and its happening now

  • Chipdip

    The Great Tank Commander Playbook

  • Maknusia

    Predictable!

  • Maknusia

    which is?

  • grover chang

    Strong steal

  • wandertheglobe

    call time out BS

  • BobbyH

    Not Ed’s day.

  • Maknusia

    why?! we achieved what we wanted in Q3!

  • grover chang

    Average fg 46% so he should get 3 in so 4/8 shooting in the end.

  • Alaingrvis

    scott really has zero idea of momentum. he is oblivious to it

  • sws94

    Ed’s just not finishing tonight. They have the PnR going, but Ed’s touch isn’t there tonight. And Lin’s touch from the perimeter is not there. Tough night.

  • wandertheglobe

    Are we that predictable?

  • JJ Hui

    So BS coach dont believe in 3 pts shooting? See how the Bucks kill him with 3 pointer!LOL!

  • Alaingrvis

    btw kidd is showing to be a pretty good coach. has a really young team playing great defence

  • Rene#17

    Kidd out coaching BS. Ha!

  • Alaingrvis

    yep

  • Maknusia

    What else to expect, when they had the training drill yesterday

  • Chipdip

    VEry difficult NOT to able to out coach BS

  • BobbyH

    I guess at this rate, 29 NBA coaches can out coach BS.

  • JJ Hui

    Honestly, it is not easy to play well with such discouraging coach!

  • Alaingrvis

    lin has to drive stop shooting.

  • Alaingrvis

    although this offense limits his drives

  • BobbyH

    I would rather he shoot than drive. Stay healthy. Not worth it for this team.

  • Maknusia

    Dont forget, we have seen McHale and BScott, hence there could be more

  • Guest

    Score board?

  • Alaingrvis

    well

  • kittyhead

    Agree! What he needs to do now is keep healthy! There’s no hope on this tanking team.

  • wandertheglobe

    Greek Freak is so athletic

  • Alaingrvis

    davis struggling bad today

  • wandertheglobe

    Bench gets even and will be subbed out for the “starters” to loose the game.

  • Alaingrvis

    expected

  • Grace Nsns

    He’s been struggling for a while, he’s scouted I guess.

  • BobbyH

    I guess everyone struggles due to the great drill yesterday in the practice.

  • Alaingrvis

    not really he had 14 points 5 assist last game just off

  • wandertheglobe

    Lets see how bad Scott wants to win this game.

  • Filler-up

    The game is unwatchable. No flow, no excitement.

  • Maknusia

    you sure, he wants to win?

  • Alaingrvis

    well

  • wandertheglobe

    I think there’s bad blood with Kidd, so this is one game he wants to win.

  • Alaingrvis

    lakers bench have fought hard

  • Maknusia

    unfortunately he is not good at it…if they win, its bcoz of the players and nothing to do with coaching

  • sws94

    Thought Lin was hurt for a second.

  • Maknusia

    Lin made his FTs!

  • wandertheglobe

    Jeremy don’t get hurt.

  • golfhacker

    Time for the starters!

  • Alaingrvis

    lin smart there to call time out

  • Maknusia

    to get himself substituted?…just couldnt resist…sigh

  • grover chang

    Lin exerting his will, got down to one point. Good time out call Jeremy

  • wandertheglobe

    Well we can agree he’s perfect for a tanking team. But if he leaves the bench in to finish, they’ll have a chance.

  • Maknusia

    3pt difference

  • Alaingrvis

    well if lakers lose after fighting back idc

  • grover chang

    Someone wipe the floor

  • sws94

    What happened? Did he slip on something?

  • Filler-up

    Slip

  • David Kim

    Scott is so desperate to win the game. He lets Lin play more in 4th QT. LOL

  • Alaingrvis

    steal by lin

  • Maknusia

    WOW…Lin’s still in the game…passed his 20min quota!

  • Maknusia

    LAL…taking on the lead

  • BobbyH

    See how much BS wanted to win this one. See if he keeps the 2nd unit long enough.

  • JJ Hui

    Lin closing the game!

  • Maknusia

    It will be Linteresting is Lin closes this one!?

  • Alaingrvis

    lol so lin even if he misses set davis up for lay up

  • Maknusia

    Davis cleansup

  • Briiick

    Lin the difference maker!

  • Alaingrvis

    lin is having a great defensive game

  • MomentousPetey

    CAPTAIN MODE: ACTIVATED

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    BS wants to win this game:-)

  • wandertheglobe

    Lin is balling

  • BobbyH

    What is Stu drinking, keep praising Lin. What a surprise.

  • Grace Nsns

    Both LIn and Davis are 1/7, pathetic, winning though, lol

  • Briiick

    Whoever stays now is the real winning unit BS trusts.

  • grover chang

    Lin doing a good job forcing the action and figuring a way to win. When given time to work, he figures a way to put his team in a chance to win.

  • Briiick

    Lin the winner, no kidding!

  • grover chang

    Great players win even when their shots are off.

  • MoominFloren

    Personal agenda > tanking instruction

  • joyce ward

    You are not even funny…smh

  • JJ Hui

    BS really want this win, so Lin is closing this game! No Clarkson?

  • wandertheglobe

    Without Lin they will loose this game.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    So Jeremy’s line up is the closer? I’ll take it!

  • Alaingrvis

    bozzer was so close cant believe he missed

  • Jeremiah

    In case you were wondering this how BS coaches when he wants to win. Not as stupid as you thought huh?

  • grover chang

    Lin and ed!

  • wandertheglobe

    Clear picture of a taking team.

  • Maknusia

    But the rotation could have been better from the start

  • Alaingrvis

    lin orchestrating the scott offense

  • Maknusia

    Lin is pushing it!!!!

  • Briiick

    What a pass from Lin !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Alaingrvis

    lin to scott your offense is mine

  • JW

    wish those layup would have gone in though.

  • JJ Hui

    Yes! See how talented is Lin, no doubt about it!

  • BobbyH

    No offense. But I think Lin orchestrating the Harvard Offense.

  • wandertheglobe

    What’s Stu smoking tonight. He’s Lin biggest fan boy

  • CJSHYY

    After Lin’s interview in NYK….

  • Chipdip

    Agree but expect post game BS comments on Lin…

  • IsabeliJane*17

    SICK PLAY!!!!

    Really the chemistry among Jeremy,Boozer,Davis – for a fundamentalist team, they’ll be salivating by this. One controls the pass (Jeremy), one watching the basket (Davis), one moving off ball (Boozer)

  • grover chang

    Lin three!

  • JJ Hui

    Lin Swaggggggg!!!!

  • Maknusia

    Finally a 3!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • IsabeliJane*17

    DAGGER 3!!!!!!!

  • Briiick

    BS is smarter than McHale, just tooooooooooooo soft.

  • Jeremiah

    Omg I screamed too loud.

  • Bearness

    cold blooded

  • grover chang

    They did. When ed was free to put it back.

  • sws94

    That’s the Lin we love.

  • JW

    swag should gave back to Lin to set it up.

  • Chipdip

    Hope it was also pointing to the BS’s heart

  • wandertheglobe

    In your face BS!

  • BobbyH

    passing lane was blocked.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Anybody tell me now that Jeremy is NOT AGGRESSIVE? ANYBODY?

  • Bearness

    He didn’t get the ball for few possessions. So, he didn’t want to give it up. But, then again, does he ever? LOL

  • Maknusia

    SmokeLin

  • Briiick

    You see, this is the Mr. 4th quarter KB is so scared let happen.

  • wandertheglobe

    Haha…Lots Old Milwaukee will do it tonight.

  • Bearness

    Lin needs to piss on the hydrant. =P

  • Maknusia

    Yeah baby…oops Bear!

  • Alaingrvis

    that last play was bad

  • Maknusia

    ahhh…missed it

  • Alaingrvis

    drive

  • grover chang

    Are we following the same game. Lin has moved the offense to get the league

  • Maknusia

    no OT pls

  • grover chang

    DEFENSE

  • golfhacker

    Yeah. I hope that wasn’t an actual play.

  • LW

    did Lin airballed that 3?

  • Alaingrvis

    lol lakers are so unlucky

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    OT Please. Let BS be disappointed.

  • BobbyH

    I am OK with OT. More scores for Lin

  • IsabeliJane*17

    I’m referring to some saying the words “Jeremy Lin” and “aggressive” don’t go hand in hand

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Freakin’ Mayo.

  • Alaingrvis

    he had 2 guys on him

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    LOL; Why should this game be won.

  • BobbyH

    Hear hear.

  • Maknusia

    darn!

  • Sophie Paris

    Please OT XD

  • JJ Hui

    The coach’s name is BS, nothng more nothing less!!

  • Maknusia

    you wished granted!

  • grover chang

    Yes ๐Ÿ™

  • Alaingrvis

    ot

  • Bearness

    LOL, they gave up three 3’s in like 30 seconds.

  • golfhacker

    Rather just have the win. Want the lakers to lose top 5 pick.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    I wouldn’t mind seeing Jeremy vs Jerryd Bayless this OT

  • Alaingrvis

    back board no rim

  • LW

    that was a big mistake!

  • Maknusia

    dont even wanna hear

  • Alaingrvis

    buck play real defense. I’m impressed

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    The reason this game is even close is because of the bench; those dissed by Byron is helping him to stay in the game.
    Why should they win the game for Byron Scott?
    I can’t accept that.

  • grover chang

    Oh o.k.. then ditto

  • Bearness

    Will BS let Lin continue to play in OT? That is the question.

  • Dan Cohen

    bs is keeping this bench in the game because he knows veterans will win.

  • Briiick

    BS wants to prove they are tanking, not losing.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    What you will not see in stats is how well Lin plays defense.

  • Alaingrvis

    or get close

  • Dan Cohen

    bs believes in vets more than rookies..

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    The starters are just jokes.

  • wandertheglobe

    I would have fouled with 7 secs in regulation

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Lin should be inbound the ball. Harden got lots of those 3s.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Anyone else will lose the game.
    Why didn’t he put in Clarkson?

  • Maknusia

    he dont believe anything…looks like he just wants a win…for this game, atleast

  • wandertheglobe

    These are the real starters on this team.

  • JJ Hui

    No clarkson for OT! It shows how much BS wants to win!

  • Maknusia

    NYoung been pretty quiet the last Q

  • Maknusia

    come on LIN!

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Hurray, Lakers is going to lose the game!

  • Maknusia

    hahaha

  • Bearness

    Universe is back to normal.

  • golfhacker

    Stop those freaking fadeaways!

  • JW

    u want LAL to win here though. so proof 2nd unit better

  • Maknusia

    4th foul!

  • Bearness

    I’m pretty sure no one ever moves in Lakers offense.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Byron used players he dissed. Jason Kidd used players he valued highly.
    Bucks should win.

  • Nitron

    Good movement

  • JJ Hui

    What a beautiful team ball!

  • Alaingrvis

    that shot is ridiculous

  • Bearness

    Finally.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Those extra passes work. This is team ball.

  • Promo Sports World

    What are his stats???

  • David Kim

    Fun to watch!!
    Gotta win this game!!!!

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Freakin’ Brandon Knight….

  • Promo Sports World

    I’m in the dark a quick update would be awesome

  • JW

    i think he has 9 pts, not sure about assists.

  • Bearness

    Good D but tough shot.

  • grover chang

    Well. If bucks win. Knight deserves it. Those are big threes.

  • JW

    6 assists

  • wandertheglobe

    down by 4, Knight dagger 3 last sec with less than minute to go

  • Bearness

    9 points 5 assists, 3 rebounds, 1 TO. I think he should have 6~7 assists though. Pretty sure they didn’t count some.

  • Joe what do you know

    Man… Knight is unconscious…

  • blubell
  • Maknusia

    hmmmm

  • wandertheglobe

    TankYou Brandon Knight LOL

  • Maknusia

    5AST

  • Grace Nsns

    can’t shoot to save his life, ๐Ÿ™

  • wandertheglobe

    play drawn for Lin, too bad he missed

  • Maknusia

    lol

  • joyce ward

    Shut it down. This is not that others site…smh

  • Alaingrvis

    lakers fought hard

  • JW

    BS wanted to win against Kidd, but karma hitting him in the behind.

  • Rzo Vlade

    like i said jeremy shooting form is bad I prefer the harvard shooting form

  • Alaingrvis

    those threes was killer. knight deserve it

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Something is wrong with his shooting. Not just tonight but has been weeks.

  • sws94

    at least he took it. He played well tonight. He didn’t heat up like Knight did. Knight missed a lot of shots than heated up.

  • Rzo Vlade

    harvard shooting form is the best

  • Bearness

    All those 3’s during last 1 min of regulation + OT killed Lakers.

  • Dan Cohen

    blame it on doc scheppler

  • Promo Sports World

    2/12 is tough seeing the stats now and reading comments his form seems off….but like the assists

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Stephen Curry can though. Maybe you can switch? There’s a Mav vs Warriors game

  • Maknusia

    Knight the Killer!

  • Alaingrvis

    he just missed

  • wandertheglobe

    Should have fouled up by 3 with 7 secs.

  • golfhacker

    He doesn’t go straight up. Either fadeaways or off-balance shots.

  • grover chang

    Tough loss. Still Proud of Lin. Shot wasn’t there but still played hard, aggressive, and battled to win.

  • Bearness

    Not in rhythm tonight.

  • Maknusia

    Lin is throwing himself for the team!

  • Beidou

    Tired leg from the drill.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Lin only play under 30 min but he looks gassed. BS condition is killing.

  • Tim Pham

    ahhh.i don’t like that sometimes lin has those isos…i think when they were up by 3, just stick with ed davis and pnr drive it…

  • Alaingrvis

    yea those three by knight is just bravo. lol he won it

  • JW

    11 pts 6 assists

  • Maknusia

    full quarter and OT

  • sws94

    Lin 2-12. Rough shooting night.

  • Alaingrvis

    20 straight

  • Tim Pham

    anyone know if lin is trying to learn the sweep and sway motion?

  • wandertheglobe

    He played a lot better than the box score. Exerted lots of energy on D and made some crucial passes.

  • Rene#17

    Lin looked gassed when coming out of the game. Tell his stupid Coach he shouldn’t have killed them running yesterday in practice.

  • Bearness

    Amazing rotation by BS as usual.

  • JW

    but made big difference in the game. so it’s still good. although the media not gonna see it that way.

  • Brent Yen

    I only catched the OT…..too bad…they lost..

  • joyce ward

    All of you complaining about lin, say what you want it was the Lakers bench against the Buck starters.smh

  • Alaingrvis

    ill say this id rather lakers lose like this over lose like the knicks game any day

  • Maknusia

    no wonder we lost!

  • Briiick

    You’ve got that right. Also playing the vet as 2nd unit didn’t help either.

  • BobbyH

    Time management from BS

  • IsabeliJane*17

    highlights to go….

  • Rene#17

    BS running them into the ground yesterday practice.

  • blubell
  • Jeremiah

    Poetic justice. You cannot keep Django chained for 50 games and then expect him to play fantastic as soon as you release him. Poor BS lost to his arch enemy Kidd.

  • Brent Yen

    Good point….My wife told me that about 30 secs ago

  • sws94

    What was going on at the end with Lin, Knight and 2 maybe assistant coaches in a huddle?

  • Maknusia

    Bench showed that they are the actual Starters!

  • Maknusia

    Smart Gal!!!

  • Love Lin

    Im luckier, ive got only the last 3min of the game.. man

  • Alaingrvis

    they should be starting id say give those guys the 3rd and we win. had to over come the buck momentum. still proud they fought unlike the knicks game

  • Keith

    If not Lin, it wouldn’t be OT . Clarkson is garbage.

  • sws94

    The Bucks announcers were saying that throughout the game. I didn’t listen to the Lakers announcers.

  • SamC89

    I think because Lin already expects that he’s not going to play much, so he’s just not prepared. But then all of a sudden BS wants to win or something and that caught Lin by surprise.

  • Tim Pham

    what happened? turned it off

  • wandertheglobe

    Fun game to watch even though they lost.

  • Grace Nsns

    praying?

  • Sophie Paris

    Yea too bad they were up 6 just before the end of regular time but those 2 3s killed them. Was a good game tho.

  • Maknusia

    lets not go into mocking other players, pls

  • Alaingrvis

    lin is really understanding scott system recently. if he gets his shot to go as well it would be great.

  • Keith

    I was listening to ESPN Los Angeles 710 on the way home from work, DJ was saying Jeremy Lin, Ed Davis and Boozer should be in starting lineup to push the offense.

  • Grace Nsns

    That’s one way to look at it, lol
    Just glad Lin got his season average

  • golfhacker

    I actually enjoyed watching the Bucks feed.

  • Bearness

    Wait. Scott had a system?

  • blubell
  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Lin’s shooting looked out of his ordinary. Wonder what happened?

  • Brent Yen

    I have been saying that….even in this BS system, Lin can be good if he hits shots or make plays

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    LOL
    Serve him ding dong right!

  • Alaingrvis

    yea they liked lin from the start

  • IsabeliJane*17

    I don’t give a bleep as to what will BS say during post game interviews. The bench led by Jeremy IS the closer. I’d take that. If he only brought in the closers into 3Q this could have been a win

  • Grace Nsns

    He’s a rookie, cut him some slack please.

  • Joe what do you know

    Yes. Bucks announcers give more credit to Lin than the Lakers announcers

  • Keith

    Telling the truth, not trying to mock him. Clarkson can be good next season, but not now. I like him too.

  • Dan Cohen

    thank u

  • Grace Nsns

    You came in too late, go back check the 2nd half please, lol

  • Alaingrvis

    or miss and drive. he got davis easy shots all day.

  • Dan Cohen

    wish it was 3-12.. that last 3 if gotten in would’ve been big

  • CJSHYY

    He just had bad shooting night, that’s it.

  • Briiick

    Yes, BS was trying to prove he is tanking not losing, but he failed.

  • Grace Nsns

    an out-dated 80/90 so-called system, if you call it a system, lol

  • joyce ward

    Then you need to cut lin some slack with all of your negative comments about Lin. This not a Clarkson fansite

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Lin’s D was super. Unfortunately his shooting….

  • Alaingrvis

    has to work on his shot consistency. all he is lacking. his shot seems really diverse compared to last year. so i expect leaps by next year

  • Dan Cohen

    hightlights for that please lol

  • joyce ward

    Exactly…smh

  • wandertheglobe

    Jeez Magic, wondering why.

    The Lakers without Kobe, Hill and Randle are still playing hard and exciting basketball!— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) February 5, 2015

  • blubell

    So 4Q and OT worth watching?

  • Jeremiah

    And Young lost it. Just went ice cold. But again BS has been treating him like crap. What did BS expect.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Those shots though. I can’t be critical about them now because I don’t know what is really happening (injury? tired? bad shooting coach? just a bad night?). Only Jeremy knows.

  • BobbyH

    That’s where Lin most distinguishes himself from others – assists. Some assists there in the game were so right on the money, so beautiful. Not to mentioned some hockey assists or blown ones, Even though the balls didn’t fall, he played a good game IMO.

  • blubell
  • IsabeliJane*17

    YES

  • CJSHYY

    Lakers wants to keep Lin after what he said in his post game interview vs NYK. Look how nice TWC to Lin today?!

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    I don’t think we should complain about Jeremy’s shots. BS has been discouraging him from taking shots. You don’t get your rhythm of shooting back in one game. BS just wants Lin to pass the ball or simply play trash time. IN the last few games, it’s Jordan Clarkson who finished games for Lakers.

  • Bearness

    It would be nice if they set him up with some goods looks to get him going. Too bad no one on Lakers is really willing or able to do it. If he has to play iso and put up jumpers, that’s not really his strong point.

  • Alaingrvis

    well he gets stuck late in clock with no where to go. has to work on his iso moves to fix that

  • Dan Cohen

    if like was 4-12.. game would be over.. or no OT. just saying

  • wandertheglobe

    I thought they should have fouled with 7 secs left in Regulation. Magic agreed.

    Laker Nation: As good as the Lakers played, they should have won the game against the Bucks in regulation.— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) February 5, 2015

  • Brent Yen

    Just watched the last play in regular….too bad that shot did not went in…

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Lakers got 17 offensive rebounds comparing to 5 of the Bucks.
    Lin missed shots but his teammates got lots of the rebounds.

  • Alaingrvis

    they did though but he missed. also he had a lot of hockey assist today. he dominated the ball. hard to get the pass when you have it. he clearly is the leader of that squad

  • JJ Hui

    Yes, Lin played a good game, nothing to complain about! He might not shoot well but he is good everything else!

  • Brent Yen

    It depends ..some coaches do, some do not

  • Alaingrvis

    knight well got knighted today lol

  • Keith

    Lin had bad shooting night, but his Linsanity passes to Boozer/Ed Davis were more exciting to watch than the whole game.

  • JW

    his driving in misses disrupted the defense and allow Davis to rebound and score

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    The morale of the Lakers could be a factor. With a coach like BS, who would want to win the game for him?

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Agree.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    I haven’t watched any interview of him saying he’s working on his ISOs, just on his floaters. I may have missed it though.

  • Briiick

    One missed shot should have been counted as an assist because the ball didn’t touch the hoop, deliberately.

  • blubell

    Just caught the last 2 minutes of OT. When Jeremy fouled out, he looked winded… because he played aggressively both ends of the floor or because of the stupid BS practice drills or both?

  • wandertheglobe

    Yes. But in this situation, the Bucks were hot, made 2 consecutive 3s and the last 3rd 3 to tie the game. I’d have fouled.

  • Alaingrvis

    iso meaning 1v 1. he tried a step back which is good move but clearly not used to it.

  • Beidou

    Both

  • blubell
  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Can you imagine if BS believed in this unit and invested since the season started?

  • BobbyH

    Agree. It is obvious that 2nd unit didn’t played as hard before. Maybe the conditioning drill or maybe the moral. Or maybe the 2nd unit is not used to play long and close the game.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    I don’t give a bleep to BS. That will help me stay away from trouble using the language that I don’t often use.

  • blubell
  • Alaingrvis

    not with kobe

  • Dan Cohen

    u can’t ..kobe was there

  • wandertheglobe

    Exactly, I was screaming at the TV, foul, foul.

  • CJSHYY

    BS really don’t know how to coach but for today he is not tanking bc he hates Kidd.

  • Briiick

    Also the drill yesterday could be the cause of low %.

  • Dan Cohen

    how is it poor coaching..? what did bs do?

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    True but just imagine

  • Brent Yen

    It is ok…you play the last minutes again…it can be easily go LAL’s way this time…

  • blubell
  • Promo Sports World

    If given the minutes good things can happen….Jeremy might be getting more minutes since the lakers have to win “a” game now and then and right now a win is needed so that they can start losing again lol

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Definitely 4th qtr. Didn’t watch the first half. Ugly 3rd qtr esp with the starters. 4th qtr was the best qtr.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Yeah I know. What I meant was I haven’t watched him say he’s working on improving on his 1 on 1 game, or maybe I missed him saying that.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    They have a good reason to win; their coach!
    The LAKERS also has a good reason to lose; their coach!

  • blubell
  • Dan Cohen

    lin just needs 2 ppl in the paint and 2 on the 3 point perimeter and he will drive when needed and have one of the 2 escape valves in the paint when he gets trapped driving in.

  • BobbyH

    I remembered Stu complaining Lin dribbling too much then suddently a pass to Booze for easy score. Then Stu changed his tone saying maybe Lin dribbling trying to create.

  • JJ Hui

    Yeah, i heard Stu was different today! I thought he always sounded so UGLY that I wanted to tape his mouth!

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Believe so. Wonder about few assists that didn’t count.

  • Rzo Vlade

    lol harvard 3pt 33% so this shooting form is much better….maybe rust from limited minutes and hard practice

  • Maknusia

    not Lin?

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    He’s a horrible coach whether win or loss.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    That’s the only reason he keeps the bench in till the last seconds.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Yes too much track and field training instead of basketball.

  • John Lee

    BS “conditioning” worked very well in giving Lakers tired legs, genius tank move.

  • wandertheglobe

    LOL Tru dat, wondering if he was directed to tone it down, 180 deg turn.

  • JoeTeam

    He can shoot.

  • dolphin2k2

    BS doesn’t believe 3 pt shots can win games or championships.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    From my understanding, Princeton requires good passers from ALL positions on the floor. Well, I doubt Lakers actually does have.

  • Maknusia

    special 2nd OT for Brent!

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Kobe is the losing cause for this season; with or without him on the court!
    If Kobe Bryant retires, the Lakers will immediately be a contender in the following season.

  • Briiick

    and poor %.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    That’s my surprised. Listened to Lakers ones. Not as bad as before.

  • blubell
  • Alaingrvis

    lin has get used to this style little more. has made improvements the last few years in his shot

  • John Lee

    Can’t shoot if you don’t have your legs.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Byron Scott should have been a track and field coach instead.

  • Dan Cohen

    a bit too late and lin was off tonight in shooting, else bs would’ve had this win..
    SO I do not know if lin misses on purpose LOL

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Stu should find a hole for himself!

  • Alaingrvis

    he hasn’t but I’ve sen him try some iso moves

  • Rzo Vlade

    maybe scott up to something in physics quantum mechanics if you are moving time slowdown…..slow the clock so fewer shots..byron is a physicist

  • Linja

    But, Lin became the Tank Commander. BS deserves this loss.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Byron ought to believe that 3 pt shots from the opposition make him lose many games.

  • John Lee

    Lin does not miss on purpose, it’s just not something he would do. BS “conditioning” took his legs, and consequently his drves and shots away.

  • blubell
  • IsabeliJane*17

    I didn’t know Brandon Knight is also a Christian.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    That’s a scene. Maybe Lin should go to Milwaukee after this season.

  • Briiick

    This comment is so similar to the one I saw about McHale last season.

  • DLin

    Nice to see. Thanks for posting. Class Act – JLin.

  • Dan Cohen

    yeah.. after 29 layups TWICE on the day before

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Byron believes in HERO BALL. Maybe he should go to Broadway!

  • Jeremiah

    Young missed his last 5 shots and had a TO.

  • blubell
  • Alaingrvis

    wow

  • blubell
  • Jedi

    Truly…what in the world happened????

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Let give those Bucks credit for those tough 3s to tight the game.

  • Dan Cohen

    even after that lost!!!? wow.. and only a modest stat line of 11 and 6.. wow..

  • JLin Fan from Australia
  • Rzo Vlade

    take it with a grain of salt…………… their action speak louder

  • CJSHYY

    FO said so…. they want to keep Lin.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Jeremy Lin 6 assists
    Carlos Boozer 4 assists
    Ed Davis 3 assists.
    These three made 13 assists. the rest of the team made 9 assists.
    The whole team made 22 assists

  • cshot

    lin is okay right? i was watching highlights that were on nba.com and i think i saw him icing his knee

  • Jeremiah

    You got that right! No Clarkson or Price but all Lin! Suddenly Lin played 30 min. So obvious.

  • JJ Hui

    But Lin did well in everything else! Please don’t look only on the negative!

  • David Kim

    โ€œAs a rookie, he had this funny little hitch when he was shooting,โ€ Warriors guard Stephen Curry said of Lin. โ€œHe kind of leaned to one side and kicked his right leg out. We always made fun of it. It looked weird. It looked like he was overexerting on the jump shot.

    Lin still shooting like this?

  • Dan Cohen

    those 3 are like ping pong balls or pin balls into the bucket

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Brothers, thanks to Our Lord.
    Justice is done!

  • Briiick

    Lin 6 asts (should be 7 or 8), 1 TO, very good.

  • Alaingrvis

    nope

  • Dan Cohen

    he did seem to get hurt in one drive and I was like dont get hurt for this team now.

  • MoominFloren

    Too late. Lin will not stay in Lakers I can guarantee, unless MikeD return and Kobe retire.

  • Alaingrvis

    I’ve never seen a bench unit consistently out play there starters that often

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Get used to it ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Dan Cohen

    well u wonde was that a shot or a pass to wesley and if that lob was really a lob to davis.

  • blubell
  • JoeTeam

    Missed game, out mobile. Box score and play by play … did Lin fairly foul out or was it bad whistles? Was he leading well where if he could’ve closed, they had a chance,?

  • Jeremiah

    Well he can’t make it THAT obvious ๐Ÿ™‚ otherwise he might as well give a presser and reveal his whole evil agenda.

  • Jedi

    A guess or did they really say or tweet something like that?

  • CJSHYY

    How come I missed this…

  • joyce ward

    I think Scott wanted to win against Kidd, but Scott is satisfied that he can gloat that his bench almost beat their starting unit.

  • Briiick

    That’s right, it was a lob not a missed shot.

  • Dan Cohen

    it hit the rim

  • Filler-up

    No player misses on purpose.

  • CJSHYY

    I think… bc before Lin’s interview vs NYK… BS would not say anything nice about Lin… who could make him to do so… FO.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    While teams are doing everything they can to find time to rest their players between games, Bryant Scott doing the opposite to make his players to run condition.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    He played the last 20 minutes.

  • Alaingrvis

    he played the whole game. knight got hot from 3. fouled out when it was fouling time to slow down game

  • CJSHYY

    Ya! Like Magic said they could win this game…. we all know if Lakers foul then they could win … BS … smh!

  • Briiick

    LOL, this bench unit can make it to the playoff under a better coach.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    BS can’t hide the feeling. Sad he took his personal agendas above the team best interest.

  • Briiick

    KB’s agenda + FO’s agenda.

  • Filler-up

    Lin never called for the high pick and roll since the Bucks would have doubled him.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    +kobe’s mememe agenda.

  • Brin

    Lin had very active hands tonight and played solid D. Offensively, he
    was creating for others, but he just didn’t have his shot. He needs to
    mix it up when he drives. Floaters and controlled dribbles, more pump fakes, spins to create space, jump stops, etc…

    Everything to the lane seems full speed all the time for him right now. He’s getting
    beat up to get his 11 points. I wish he would vary up his tempo, speed more when making drives. Keep the defense off balance and just explode up while going half speed.

    I really liked the one handed whip pass he made to Boozer and that he kept shooting when he was cold.

    Great to see him wave off Young, seems like the bench unit really trusts him to get them going. They look for him more than earlier in the season when he would rarely see the ball back after making the initial pass.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Jeremy missed 10 shots.
    Ed Davis got 9 offensive rebounds.

    The Bucks only got 5 offensive rebounds for the whole game.

  • JoeTeam

    Only in name, this bench with some tweaks is lakes best.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Win or lose now doesn’t matter much, as fans all we wanted was an exciting game and tonight finally BS allowed Lin to deliver. Wonder what the next game will be like?

  • joyce ward
  • blubell
  • Briiick

    LAL tanks to get the pick, but they may not be able to get a team as good as their current 2nd unit in the next 1-3 seasons.

  • Dan Cohen

    hmmm.so does this mean lin will get this chance to play major minutes again

  • CJSHYY

    I believe they will continue to tank for next 2 season if when they see it’s impossible to make it to playoff in mid-season like this year.

  • bolero

    @JLin7 with fans after game vs Bucks.(credit Eric Loranger IG) pic.twitter.com/zeFqHDv7yH— Librafree (@Librafree) February 5, 2015

  • CJSHYY

    After Lin said he will open option this summer… Lakers became more nice to him now… This do come a lot more early than I thought… w/o that post game interview, this will come late this season when Lakers starts to talk to Lin about this summer.

  • Briiick

    Lin’s defense is a joy to watch, making the opposing guard quit many times.

  • Carol Tiu

    Nothing against you, but your comment kinda made me sad. I see guys who are just trying their best to be real NBA players, too ๐Ÿ™ It’s evident they don’t possess the swag or confidence of true starters.

  • blubell
  • ETC

    Nope. He just wanted to keep the media on their feet. Send as many mix messages as possible. When he gets too much heat, he knows what to do.

  • ETC

    I do not believe Oram has been very gracious to JLin. I do not agree with him and believe he is very nasty.

  • Carol Tiu

    BS just trying to cover up for his own deficiencies by deflecting attention from himself.

  • grover chang

    Lakers and other tanking teams better be aware. When you grow a culture of losing its not so easy to flip the switch. Lin has lost a lot this season. You forget sometimes how to win. I’m afraid this losing season will set Lin back in his ability to win games.

  • PPP

    its clear that BS doesn’t care his pg scoring points or not as long as he played good defense and run the plays he wanted his pg to run. But lin has a different approach that makes BS really uncomfortable.

  • grover chang

    Yeah but when you coach your team to lose and then ask them to win, it’s not so automatic. I hope Lin could protect his mind on how to win. Knight took away the win tonight.

  • blubell
  • CJSHYY

    This season it’s over for Lakers. Today it’s different story bc BS wants to beat Kidd so bad that’s why only tonight was not tanking…

  • joyce ward

    lIn’s mindset is that of a winner. Lin played hard good defense, plus he was facilitator role mostly tonight. Something had to give.

  • Rookie75094

    So did i win with my prediction of ” off the bench style Linsanity” ?

  • joyce ward

    Dude, stop the drama. How long have you been a lin fan? Lin doesn’t give up…..smh

  • grover chang

    Not surprised after those prayers he was shooting were answered late.

  • sorry, I didn’t mean to disparage them.

    But I actually like Clarkson’s talent and Ellington, the rest are good role players but they’re not starters. There’s a reason why role players or rookie start, which is to serve BScott and FO’s agenda of tanking. Normal teams would give rookie consistent 10-15 min off-the-bench to develop them but definitely not start them because they’re simply not ready.

    LA Media like Eric Pincus, LakerNation actually have accepted Lakers is intentionally tanking so that’s why I and many BB fans openly declare Lakers’ agenda.

  • Brent Yen

    Not at all, you worry too much

  • grover chang

    Very A.I.

  • wow.. what did JLin do that BScott became MDA tonight? lol
    I didn’t get to watch the game due to kids activities but looking forward to watch Q4 replay based on everyone’s comments here!

  • joyce ward

    Thank you brent. Some of these people are off the chain. Lin payed well. He played good hard defense and was mostlyy in the facilitators role tonight

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Many JLin fans scares of what’s coming of BS’ comment. I teased and said DNP-CD is coming.

  • mmm .. if I watch the rerun and it gives me a reason to change my profile picture, maybe you get a win =)

  • Carol Tiu

    Yeah, like I said, nothing against you or anybody. We all know what’s going on. It’s just sad to see.

  • wahooo.. DNP-CD 4 trade is much welcome!

  • blubell
  • CJSHYY

    Lakers wants to sign Lin this summer. That’s why….

  • joyce ward
  • Maknusia

    SO…BScott loves lin? jk

  • Maknusia

    so garbage is not insulting?

  • I highly doubt it.
    The very reason BScott only gives 23-28 min in the past few games is because Lin refuses to tank when he plays. And Lin said himself he played as hard in 1st year of contract and 3rd year of contract.
    Plus we saw pics of Lin studying game films diligently with assistant coaches before road trip, plus extra training sessions.

    So no worries, the facts simply don’t support Lin not playing hard to win. Nick Young might’ve shown that by not playing D well and gave BScott more reasons to bench him.

  • Carol Tiu

    I don’t think Lin is that type. He’s a winner.

  • Maknusia

    not gonna happen…lol ๐Ÿ™‚

  • webattorney

    Saw the game with 4 minutes left in regular time. His best game in long time. Win or lose, whether his shots fall or not, he HAS TO play like that. B+.

  • if that’s true, BScott would have to give consistent 30-35 PT and run offense through him, not just tonight when BScott wanted to beat JKidd. Even then, Lin might be smart enough to decline playing behind Kobe next year.

    I hope until July, Lin will be “open” to consider rejoining Lakers only to say “No thank you” in July =)

  • CJSHYY

    I think the playing time for tonight it’s for his own personal reason. But post game said nice about Lin it’s from FO. LOL! After saw Lin’s interview vs NYK, I am not worry bc Lin has very clear mind on his next team ….

  • joyce ward

    I agree, especially with Kobe coming back. Lakers will not be a contending team for at least 5 years.

  • Maknusia

    Obviously one of the best!

  • joyce ward
  • CJSHYY

    Haha! Can’t agree more… Lakers just tried to fool Lin before he signs… smh!

  • webattorney

    Yeap. For sure, Lakers are tanking. Saw as good indirect evidence as possible this game.

  • joyce ward
  • Maknusia

    lets see when the time comes

  • blubell
  • joyce ward
  • CJSHYY

    Wow! Did BS sick or what? Haha! FO probably gave him the call about need to be nice to players….PR….LOL!

  • Tey Ling

    The winds of change for the new year started on Feb 4. Coincidence? Lol

  • joyce ward

    What dd you mean?

  • BobbyH

    Sensed some changes from Lakers towards Lin. BS praised Lin, Stu turned 180 degree. Humm …

  • blubell
  • CJSHYY

    Bc Lin said open option this summer vs NYK post game interview.. LOL!

  • yeah, I really dislike watching BBall game when the goal is not winning.
    It’s just not right and takes away from the beauty of watching basketball

  • blubell

    LINSANITY?!

  • Maknusia

    sending a message?

  • Briiick

    Lakers’ treatment of Lin is an ad to other potential FAs, even if they know the chance of resigning him is low. Unfortunately, BS has been too afraid of KB to handle the situation smoothly.

  • Tey Ling

    Am referring to the Chinese new year of the ram for 2015. According to astrology the new year is on Feb 19 but the winds of change starts on Feb 4. The year of ram is a transformation year for those born in the dragon year just like JLIN.

  • BobbyH

    Well, only if Lakers care about Lin. Even after DNP, I don’t see a thing from Lakers FO other than indirectly giving Lin more PT then is even pathetic to Lin’s needs.

  • Maknusia

    shouldnt that got him benched?

  • blubell

    Happy Linsanity anniversary!

  • joyce ward

    Or China said we won’t show Laker games even if Kobe comes back.This somehow has hit the Lakers where it hurts, their pockets…LOL

  • bolero

    @JLin7 interview post game vs Bucks. http://t.co/g1W6Kbwky2 pic.twitter.com/4Vxoj2RHyX— Librafree (@Librafree) February 5, 2015

  • blubell

    Jeremy’s post game interview

  • joyce ward

    Ok, I will go with that:)

  • Maknusia

    too early to say…anything

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Haters always said Lin has only Asian fans.

  • BobbyH

    In deed. Given BS’s credit, you never know.

  • Carol Tiu

    You mean, Stu Lantz nba commentator who supposedly holds his job because he has expertise of the game, doesn’t know that? So he thinks JLin just likes to dribble and dribble for the heck of it.

  • CJSHYY

    If w/o Lin in Lakers next season it’s very likely… Yes. Bc from this season we can tell what Lakers game w Kobe in it … boring & loss all the time.

  • blubell
  • grover chang

    I don’t question Lin effort. When you don’t win for awhile you could forget how to win. There is a rhythm to winning and to losing. In the heat of the moment good habits have to be like reflexes, you use it or lose it. Games like tonight are good because it keeps Lin winning skills warm. I think knight just took this game away.

    Sometimes you just don’t remember what you did to win games because it has been so long since you did it. Will take some time to relearn. Like any skill or job you haven’t done in awhile you are not so automatic. I know Lin never gives up.

  • Carol Tiu

    He’s as shameless as Bryant Scott.

  • Maknusia

    I think some had read your writing (message), wrongly…

  • Joe what do you know

    As Joyce always says, the plot thickens…

  • Maknusia

    Thicken the Plot…It Is! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • blubell
  • joyce ward

    It seems to be something very strange going on with the Laker’s where lin is concerned. Scott did a complete turnaround, saying lin/booze/Young bets players on the team. Stu, from what was being posted on twitter that Stu was very complimentary of lin tonight. Then the tweet from Magic Johnson complimenting on how well they played team ball and throwing shade on Scott by saying Laker’s should have won in regulation…. Something is up…maybe a trade for…It all seems very weird…and the plot thickens., Also ESPN 710 radio saying that lin/booze/young should be starting.

  • joyce ward

    Maybe that tweet that Scott was about to fired was the truth….just sayin…

  • CJSHYY

    Who is the host for ESPN 710 radio?

  • joyce ward

    Somebody named Keith, I didn’t listen, but I thin somebody on here posted it

  • CJSHYY

    I know sooner or later they will put Lin & Boozer back to starting up bc they want to sign them both this summer.

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Wow it’s 3 years already? I don’t usually last in following some famous person’s career, be it an actor/actress or athlete. I tend to lose interest in 6 months or less.. but it’s a personal milestone for me. I lasted more than 2 years following Jeremy’s career.

  • joyce ward

    I personally think that Scott’s little experiment with Clarkson didn’t work out.

  • Carol Tiu

    He was being pulled in two directions: to tank or to beat Kidd. Follow the mind or follow the heart? The internal conflict surely messed him up. And when the game was finally over, he must’ve breathed a sigh of relief. Onto the next tank game!

  • GoodDayLA

    Scott is corny. He wanted to beat Jason Kidd so he actually plays Lin tonight to attempt and win the game. Not only Lin, Ed Davis and Boozer can really play. All stuffed on the bench. Load of crap.

    I hate Lin shot 2-12 and got scored on by Knight, but I am glad he didn’t end up being used as Scott’s pawn and unintentionally win the game for Scott.

  • Alaingrvis

    he isn’t a pg

  • GoodDayLA

    Joyce, the front office, TWC, and media in LA are so schizophrenic I would not even overthink it until the trade deadline and season are over.

  • blubell
  • Carol Tiu

    He has to massage the players’ ego a bit because he’s losing the locker room fast.

  • Briiick

    I wonder what was the TV rating for the game with Knicks.

  • joyce ward

    Nobody is over thinking anything. Something obviously is happening because of the sudden shift in politics in Lakers F/O/.What they means, nobody knows

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    Only local televised so you can’t really compare.

  • takemeback2reaganyears

    The mavs need jlin to push for playoff deep.

  • blubell
  • CJSHYY

    Clarkson is more like a SG. He has no skill in PG. He is more like Ellington.

  • GoodDayLA

    couldnt have said it better. at least we keep it interesting here in LA

  • IsabeliJane*17

    Now it’s a penguin sweater? Did he watch Penguins of Madagascar?

  • CJSHYY

    Ya! I saw that.. So Lin has lots of fans in Bucks?

  • CJSHYY

    I agree w you. So funny, in MSG, Lin is the only player NY media were interesting to watch or talk about it after the game. LOL!

  • grover chang

    Every time lin does a post game interview I feel like I’m listening to a real coach.

  • Acbc

    When a coach makes comments like “lin didn’t play very well” the last game you played, it weights on your mind and it undercuts your confidence; and you need confidence to shoot well. It happened to Swaggy after Scott messed with his mind a month back. Look how long swaggy went into a slump.

    Lin’s been under orders to pass first and facilitate as well. This means he gets very little game flow on offence. This translates into no feel for when to attack and when to step back, when to speed up and when to slow down. Nothing comes easy for Lin because he doesn’t get support from his coach, he doesn’t get offensive sets drawn for him and he never gets any help from his bigs to clear space for drives.

  • Acbc

    Sad that an NBA coach cannot make such simple decisions. Even a highschool coach can do that.

  • 7iger

    Weird, the tweet name Boozer but the pic is Lin.

  • Maknusia

    indeed

  • TTNN

    I agree, that should be their starting line up.

  • Acbc

    That’s because stu is like BS, they have no understanding of how and why Lin does the things he does. Most guys dribble aimlessly like Harden. More often than not they are just showboating. Lin is seeing into the future waiting for the team movements to create a small window to open.

  • JoeTeam

    I would not be mad, Joyce.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    What’s in JLin’s hand? Gift from fan?

  • Maknusia

    Yup…he is just probing, and waiting for his mates to move and create an opening or space

  • JoeTeam

    amazing, Lin makes time for all these kids and they go onto ignite their own Linsanity. Paying it forward.

    Snarky – what’s with the walls an ceilings … this is real middle American. Love it … practical, not too fancy.

  • Keith

    Nope

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    LOL I have never rooted anyone in the past but now with JLin, 2.5 years. That’s unbelievable in my life:-) Let’s see how long JLin will keep me breaking more record:-)

  • JoeTeam

    I do not agree. Lin did not lose his competitive spirit on D leagues and summer leagues. Ppl don’t lose their championship spirit if they have it to begin with.

  • JLin Fan from Australia

    Really getting weird with the “positives” on JLin. Maybe JLin is about to be traded? Agree the plot thickens….:-) Very intriguing and entertaining to watch what’s coming next:-)

  • lleepar

    I was wondering why one of the Mav’s PGs was trending briefly on Twitter tonight.
    Yes, they do need help …
    https://twitter.com/benchwarmerdan/status/563191656925888512

  • Alaingrvis

    tyson like wt..

  • Maknusia

    Simple, its against the rules here, and do refrain from repeating. Thx

  • LAJane

    These faces couldn’t be more corn-fed middle America and they are THRILLED to be meeting Jeremy. Not only haters say he only has Asian fans, but a lot of posters here seem to have had their doubts. NOT SO.

  • Maknusia

    Picture Time! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Linja

    Lin took the honor of being BS’s Tank Commander. ๐Ÿ™‚ I actually feel pretty good.

  • Maknusia

    More Coming!…

  • Maknusia

    Yes Yes there is more! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Maknusia

    Good D from Lin!

  • LAJane

    You could get whiplash trying to follow this guy’s contradictory comments. I’d like to be happy he said something OK about Lin, but it all seems completely untrustworthy.

  • GoodDayLA

    watching 4th quarter for 1st time. Lin was allowed to play PG tonight. So random, but clearly intentional tonight to let Lin play as real PG. Must be front office directive. Why now why tonight Lakers? I have no clue. Maybe Lin is being auditioned for a trade tonight. I do not believe the Lakers want to keep him around and just woke up and realized Lin felt marginalized all season. And if that is the case, that should be even more of a sign for lin to run away in the summer from the Lakers.

    ANd honestly, I thought he looked pretty darn good in the 4th. Good control and his dribble was tight and there were some real PnR playing with Ed and Booze. Thank God there was no Hill in with Lin. I cannot stand Hill anymore, and Hill was my favorite along with Meeks last season. Pau was the man too but mailed it in last season stuck under MDA who was basically crappy to Pau. I saw the boxscore 2-12 and expected some crappy play but I thought Lin looked ok up till end of 4th Q.

    Now I am about to watch OT, hope I dont change my mind.

  • Maknusia

    Aggressive Lin!

  • Maknusia

    Thats It…Enjoy! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Maknusia

    I know you want more!… ๐Ÿ™‚ lol

  • Linja

    “Tank You!”

  • CJSHYY

    I don’t believe it’s show case to trade Lin bc today it’s 2/4/15… isn’t that a little bit too late? You coach 2 days ago just said Lin played not good & Linsanilty no more….. ?! That sure not the comments for trade.

  • leeda harun

    thanks for the update guys….jmo..maybe lakers want jennings..so Jlin to the Bucks?

  • GoodDayLA

    huh? come again?

  • GoodDayLA

    1 mans treasure = another mans trash

  • Filler-up

    It’s because these guys are all keyboard jockeys and wouln’t dare say that in front of Lin.

  • Filler-up

    Jennings us with Detroit.

  • I just finished watching an excellent game of basketball in the 4th quarter and OT.

    My Top 10 List of What I Liked:

    1. Jeremy played great defense in Q4 in bodying up his man closely and causing a few TOs as his quickness caused a moving screen by the Bucks as the screener didn’t have time to set up properly.

    2. Jeremy set up half-court offense so well , finding Boozer, decisive to attack the rim knowing Davis will clean up the rebound off his misses. He was an impressive PG in full control of what he wanted to do to set up offense.

    3. As he handled the ball more, Jeremy grew more confident in his decision-making (and 6/6 FTs). A few times Nick Young and Boozer tried to initiate the offense but didn’t work well resulting in TOs and bad shots, so Jeremy didn’t hesitate to try to set up offense more from 4 min down to regulation producing 6 pt lead before BKnight and Mayo got 2 quick 3s.

    4. Nick Young struggled w/ shooting due to many recent DNPs which is understandable. Otherwise, this lineup (Lin/Davis/Boozer/Young/Ellington) could have 8-10pt lead with 1 min left in regulation

    5. Lin didn’t shoot well, probably because he didn’t have many shot attempts before so the shooting rhythm and layups looked a little off. But he was still decisive to attack and set up half-court offense.

    6. Despite little or no easy transition points (like Lin finding Parsons for a breakaway layup in HOU), Lin and the Lakers almost won it closely but the modern game of 3s sunked BScott’s outdated system of rebounds and hustles (plus no perimeter defense + slow Boozer on Mayo’s 3)

    7. Lin got a little tired in OT as he played 20 min straight from Q3 w/ 3:36 left but he was still great in setting up offense in OT. The Bucks just got hot from 3s and the rest of Lakers also ot tired playing hard D

    8. Lin WAS clutch despite the shooting struggle in draining 3 to temporarily silence the crowd with a pull-up 3 to take 94-88 with 36 seconds left in regulation

    9. Lin missed his 3 with 7 seconds left with an airball because he wasn’t ready to shoot it and his legs weren’t set up properly. Down to the last second we can see he was looking to pass to Davis inside but it was a bit too late to set up for a 3pt shot. It was good he didn’t force to pass to Davis inside but next time he could’ve decided to set up to take the shot perhaps 10th of a second faster.

    10. It was quite amazing to see the transformation of Lin setting up half-court offense when he wasn’t as good during his NY days. Back then, he was great in transition offense but not experienced in half-court offense. Lin has came a long way!

    With more rotation time, this lineup would have won a 25-30 games now. If there is transition offense plus 3pt shooting for easy points, they can win 40 games. But then again Lakers is tanking =)

    Great, enjoyable basketball to watch in Q4 and OT. The Bucks got from 3s and BScott outdated system got beaten by JKidd. End of story.

  • Maknusia

    Great Summary Psalm. I was indeed impressed with his D.

  • james brown

    and its not hard to explain for we are seeing a player and a PERSON…..as a player he can BALL, and as a person, his personality is so much endearing to see and his life is worth inspiring to follow!

  • GoodDayLA

    still its odd they let Lin play real PG. Not sure where it’s going to end up what is Lk=aker agenda.

  • james brown

    and he will a players coach and a REAL coach when the proper time comes. His knowledge of the game and his fair minded mindset will be a good factor him being one of the best coaches here at NBA or somewhere else.

  • james brown

    TRADE!

  • Maknusia

    Possible reasons:-

    1) Pressure from FO?
    2) Trade?
    3) Finally, BScott sees that JC doesn’t have the PG skills?
    4) BScott really wants to win against Bucks (JKidd)?
    5) New rotation change?
    6) Left the game with the hot hands?

  • Thanks. Great to see Lin back as the true PG in Q4 and OT.
    It makes us appreciate again how well he sees the court to set up beautiful offense when trusted with the ball.
    He simply needs to handle the ball to be effective =)
    Awesome blanket D indeed! Almost like Bruce Bowen (well, 80% Bowen maybe)

  • JoeTeam

    Thanks, I missed the game and now I don’t think I missed as much … good post!

  • I missed the game too but I rewatched Q4 and OT.
    You won’t regret it! :>

  • Grace Nsns

    lolol

  • I personally believe it’s only 1 game thing since BScott wanted to beat JKidd badly for getting him fired in NJ Nets long time ago.

    Let’s hope it continues though!

  • MIL PostGame Thread is open
    http://www.jlinportal.com/g49-lal-mil-postgame-thread/

    Great job by Lin who was so decisive as the floor general in Q4 and OT and drained a clutch 3 despite the shooting struggle.
    Only Bucks hot 3pt shooting designed by JKidd sanked BScott’s outdated 80s system

  • JoeTeam

    ok!

  • BobbyH

    Lin could have easily pass to Tsyon for easy bucket.

  • Jeremiah

    No kidding around. Both BS and McHale LOVED Lin. They loved his game and knew he could help them win. They either tried to win without him or in the case of BS, purposely lost. That’s why I got so angry at the theory that “BS simply doesn’t like Lin’s game because Lin is introverted and not a leader, blah blah blah.” Nothing could be further from the truth. BS and McHale’s treatment of Lin are based on the most evil of intentions. I will never forgive and never forget.