Game 8: Sacramento Kings vs Atlanta Hawks
Jeremy Lin had a mini-breakthrough in his 7th game of the season to regain his rhythm and shooting. He finished with season-high 12 points, 8 asssists, and 1 steal in 24 min.
In the post-game interview, Coach Lloyd Pierce offered praise for both Trae Young and Jeremy Lin in a question about Trae’s performance.[1:52] When asked about Trae, Coach praised both Trae and Lin to be good in PnR. “Good to see Jeremy get the ball in the basket a little bit. A lot of them are In mid of PnR. We’ll find ways to get them going downhill. They are our two facilitators”
"Nothing to be excited about with that one tonight." pic.twitter.com/d7dkcSkkpe
— FOX Sports: Hawks (@HawksOnFSSE) October 31, 2018
Lin had a bit of a scare when he was hit during a layup in the third quarter and was seen to hold his knee afterwards. Trainer Chelsea Lane immediately checked on Lin afterwards.
It remains to be seen if the Hawks will be more cautious to limit Jeremy’s playing time below 20 minutes as a precaution in the Kings game tonight.
In other news, Jeremy showcased his rapping talent in a video about his basketball story:
— Popo Chung (@PopoChung7) November 1, 2018