G8 Surging Brooklyn Nets (3-4) Face the Struggling NY Knicks (2-4)

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5 Dec 19:30
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One day after Brooklyn Nets (3-4) beat the Timberwolves, they start their 5-game road trip against their city rival, NY Knicks (2-4) who has been struggling with their defense:

The Knicks have allowed at least 30 points or more in 10 of the 24 quarters this season, including a season-high 36 in the fourth quarter of a 114-109 loss at home to Utah on Sunday. New York was leading at the half 54-49. Teams are shooting 46.4 percent against the Knicks, ranking them 27th. Their 3-point defense is ranked 28th and their defensive rebounding percentage is the lowest among the 32 teams. The Nets are coming off a 119-110 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday. They are allowing 107 points per game, placing them 21st in the league. Their defensive rating is 19th in the league.

  • Nets motion offense has been improving quickly as they improved their shooting in the past 2 games from 40.2% vs Hornets to 55.3% vs the Wolves. The 3pt shooting also improved from 25% (9-36) to 36.4% (12-33).
  • Jeremy Lin continued to make his imprint in the game even when he’s recuperating from hamstring injury and helped as an assistant coach on the sideline. Isaiah Whitehead gave him full credit to help him develop when he was low in confidence:

KEY OF THE GAME: The Nets would need to maintain their effective shooting %, especially the 3PT% on a difficult road game where buckets won’t fall in as easily as in the comfort of home arena. Their defense anchored by the Trevor Booker would need to make things difficult for the Knicks as they did in the Wolves game (won the rebounding game 43-41 and held the Wolves to 42.4% shooting)

Note: Grievis Vasquez was waived by the Nets due to his impending ankle injury that will take him out for the season. Yogi Ferrel was signed from the Long Island Nets D-League team to help with the thin Point Guard position. Isaiah Whitehead is also out for the game due to the concussion after being stepped on in the Wolves game.

Let’s hope and pray the Nets will continue their formula of success, play gritty basketball together as a team, and finish the game healthy!

Let’s go, JLin and the Nets! 

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Game link

  • Win

    First!

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  • psalm234

    Excellent decision to start SKil as the PG in Whitehead’s absence

  • psalm234

    Coach Atkinson on Yogi:
    “He’s part of our program.
    We know him, been in our gym, he’s knows the system.
    We’re happy to have him.” #Nets
    https://twitter.com/BrooklynNets/status/796480449270976512

  • Click Click

    I always thought he should be starting PG with Lin and Vasquez out. Foye and Whitehead should be backing up SK6. Now that Whitehead is out, I guess it’s down to SK6, Foye, and Yogi.

  • psalm234

    I thought Coach KA might’ve wanted Whitehead to start as a PG to speed up development and play SKil as the 6th Man to have that extra punch off the bench.

    But now with Foye back and Whitehead down, KA might want more continuity on the PG role that SKil provides and Foye provides the 6th Man scoring role.

    I like his approach so far. This Nets team is outperforming any expectations with so many injuries.
    They can be 0.500 if they beat the struggling Knicks tonight. That’ll be impressive!

  • Click Click

    I’ve said that they’re rushing Whitehead’s development. He performed fine, but I thought he would’ve been better coming off the bench to backup Kilpatrick to face opposing teams’ bench PGs, instead of their starting PGs.

    SK6 is such a valuable and important player on this team. He’s basically performing Lin’s duties and role on the Hornets last year and he’s been great at that job so far. Nets would be so screwed right now without him.

    I don’t expect Nets to win against the Knicks on their home court tonight, but I hope they keep it competitive. Knicks are well-rested, playing in MSG, and Nets are without Lin and their backup PG. If they can somehow beat the Knicks, New York papers and national sports media will explode lol.

  • psalm234

    @JLin7 👻~ 24/7 treatment on this hammy got me tiredddd…

    @Loveforlife0323: Jeremy, hope you have a full recovery and get well soon! Praying for you! 🙏❤
    https://twitter.com/Loveforlife0323/status/796482016048877568

  • BobbyH

    Nets can steal this one. Let’s go Nets.

  • CJSHYY

    I really hope so…

  • CJSHYY
  • psalm234

    Good to see 2-yr deal for Yogi Ferrell.
    Unknown amount yet

    https://twitter.com/IAmDPick/status/796445291272667139

  • Click Click

    ROFL

  • Lin Dunn

    IMO, he should start even in the presence of WH.

  • Lin Dunn

    He can score, how is his D?

  • BobbyH

    LOL, it is more like Melo hoodwinked the fans and owner first.

  • psalm234

    he’s a bit undersized so it might be a problem

  • Click Click

    He did. SAS is a Melo spokesperson and fanboy. He will never admit that the Knicks are in the situation they’re in today BECAUSE of Melo (and Dolan), not Phil Jackson. Phil is just the most recent scapegoat due to some of his bad decisions.

  • Click Click

    He’s a tenacious player on both ends of the court from what I’ve seen in summer league and preseason.

    The issue with Yogi is that he isn’t experienced enough to play against a good defense or team. I’ve seen him being trapped / double teamed and he’ll cough up the ball… similar to Lin early in his NBA career. Yogi has learn through experience how to recognize when team are going to double / trap him and be prepared to either pass the ball quickly to an open teammate or drive past the defenders.

    Yogi’s ball handling is also suspect, just like most rookie point guards. Whitehead also had ball handling problems, but improved the past few games. Yogi shoots much better than Whitehead though.

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  • David Kim
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    Just a reminder, this is the only nationally-broadcasted Nets game this season on ESPN.

    Imagine the shock if Nets can pull off a huge upset tonight and beat the well-rested Knicks in MSG, on ESPN, and without Lin.

  • Ray Lam

    So that’s a wrap for Vasquez??? Geez we barely knew him.

  • CJSHYY

    Only one? Bc of NYK…. smh!

  • Click Click

    Yeah, Knicks get many games on ESPN… I think around 5 or 6.

  • cshot

    Good move to waive vasquez and sign yogi.

  • CJSHYY

    Anyone see Lin on the bench?

  • Joe what do you know

    No music playing in MSG? Sound system broken?

  • Joe what do you know

    BOG is playing more with the flow today. Thank god

  • BobbyH

    yep

  • psalm234

    Brook’s offensive rebound & nice putback made it 16-12

    Great to see this team is starting to click on all cylinders! 3s, nice ball-movement, and defense

  • psalm234

    2 straight JHam 3s!

    22-12 now

  • spiderman

    Their confidence is growing!

  • psalm234

    Knicks became a slow jump-shooting team

    Nets plays much better with drives and 3s.

  • CJSHYY

    So happy up by 8 now… haha!

  • Epie

    wow celtics down by 22 in 1st Q.. 8-30

  • psalm234

    Harris layup made it 24-16

  • psalm234

    nice modern offense by the Nets 🙂
    layup + 3s!

  • psalm234

    Nets plays a great defense on the jump-shooting Knicks.

  • Joe what do you know

    Knicks in melt down… lol sad

  • HVJoy

    29-19 end of 1Q.
    Go Nets!

  • aggressiveplayer

    LETS GO NETS IM LATE BUT IM HERE

  • psalm234

    50% Nets shooting vs 29% Knicks..

    Good to see =)

  • Click Click

    Let’s go Nets! Owning the Knicks so far. Hope they can keep this up and destroy the Knicks on their home court on ESPN lol.

  • Click Click

    No triangle defense or offense :p

  • psalm234

    45.5% Nets 3pt-shooting =)

    5 out of 11

  • HVJoy

    proud of the energy and tenacity of our guys!

  • CJSHYY

    NYK D is bad…. lol!

  • psalm234

    haha.. still bad after Rambis’ session on defense..
    good for the Nets

  • psalm234

    Yogi assist to JHam’s floater!

    33-19

  • CJSHYY

    Bc of him NYK D seems to be get worst. lol!

  • Click Click

    First NBA assist and first NBA bucket! Go Yogi!

  • Win

    The Nets are looking real good!

  • psalm234

    wow.. Knicks are really bad..

    2 TOs on fastbreak then JHam’s DUNK!

    37-23

  • Click Click

    JHam is killing the Knicks. 12 points already, 5 for 5 FG, 2 for 2 3P.

  • psalm234

    Knicks killer!

  • Grace

    Is Melo sulking about the triangle and Rambis as defensive coach?

  • Win

    What a pass from Foye, too bad Ham can’t finish.

  • HVJoy

    Booker’s fall made me nervous. Hope no more injury to Nets players tonight.

  • CJSHYY

    I don’t even know what’s NYK O system now…lol!

  • blueCypher

    Just got back. Is lin at the game ?

  • Win

    Yeah.

  • CJSHYY
  • Win

    Ham3333

  • HVJoy

    Yes, he is – on the bench, in light gray jacket.

  • aggressiveplayer

    Hamilton is a god

  • Click Click

    Such a fugly suit. His only good suit was the one he wore last night lol.

  • Win

    I think the Nets run a lot more PnRs lately.

  • Click Click

    Imagine how badly Lin wants to play in this offense…

  • psalm234

    Knicks 5-0 run cut it to 51-47

    Need to push back for a little run before the end of 1st half

  • HVJoy

    55-50 end of 1st half.

  • Click Click

    Brookiewookie and JHam are dominating Knicks’ bigs.

  • Joe what do you know

    Man… I’m amazed at Lopez’s inside game. He seems slow in all his post moves yet he’s finishing touch is unparalleled. A true deadeye finisher in the paint. I have not seen any big men that Lin played with having this level of finishing ability.

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  • cshot

    such contrasting styles but so good 😀

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  • joy

    Never seen this suit before. Probably borrow from a friend from NY. 🙂

  • CJSHYY

    It’s the color of Nets…haha!

  • HVJoy

    It looks good on Lin, not ugly at all.

  • joy

    You’ve got it. Haha~

  • Maknusia

    NETS need to pick it up on defensive end

  • YellowClaw

    I really wanna see Lin back lol
    he would be killing it

  • Epie

    Ham 3333

  • Win

    Ham! What a deep 3!

  • Win

    If our shots were falling, we would have up by 20s

  • Click Click

    JHam is in the zone this game, completely dialed in. 4 for 4 at the 3 and 7 for 9 FG.

  • cshot

    i love watching the nets offense. A LOT more ball movement than the hornets in my opinion

  • Win

    All these careless passes.

  • Win

    Ugly as h*** Melo.

  • cshot

    scola is useless

  • Win

    KA should have call a time out.

  • Win

    What is up with all these miss FT???

  • Win

    Sloppy 3rd Qtr, KA should have call time out when Melo started to get hot.

  • cshot

    need brook in there again

  • cshot

    bojan has tunnel vision when on the fast break lol

  • YellowClaw

    or anytime

  • pistolpete

    Nets need a timeout & put Brook in

  • Win

    Nets are breaking down. Time out!

  • Epie

    Ham another 3!

  • YellowClaw

    KA is not in win now mode
    still trying to limit Brooks minutes
    Really need Lin back

  • pistolpete

    Defense???

  • cshot

    stop leaving porzingis…………..

  • cshot

    retarded defense from the nets. its mind blowing

  • grover chang

    Sounds like tired legs caught up to these guys.😑

  • Geoffrey

    who would you leave open Jennings or KP? Nets better start using their brains more…too many mental mistakes to win this game…

  • YellowClaw

    inexperience

  • cshot

    no reason to double him off the high pnr…… and leaving porzing WIDE open twice in a row

  • joy

    Concentration is probably another problem.

  • cshot

    get booker in there plz

  • Geoffrey

    Hamilton getting destroyed by KP in the 4th

  • blueCypher

    We got the split on the back to back. Success already….

  • Win

    These passes……….

  • joy

    Knicks want to win this one so bad.

  • Maknusia

    Tired legs….I guess…we are not shooting well, defensive energy is lacking…the only good thing we are doing is hitting FTs

  • blueCypher

    Honestly if they only win vs phoenix the rest of this stretch i am already satisfied

  • joy

    None of the players played over 30 min. yesterday. I don’t understand why they lack of energy. It’s a matter of will and grit.

  • Geoffrey

    games are so boring and unwatchable w/o JLin!

  • aggressiveplayer

    Couldn’t hit any shots.. then turnovers and bad passing. Oh boy this game should have been ours.

  • BobbyH

    They played well defensively in 1st half. B2B effects kicks in in 2nd half. Most are tired.

  • cshot

    i love kenny but he needs to learn to just trash his minutes management and ride the hot players

  • Maknusia

    Looks like they have expanded their energy last night to get the win, its not easy when we dont have enough rotation guys to give the 1-2 punch

  • DX

    If Nets couldn’t get enough wins in East conf. will be very ugly when vs. West teams.

  • cshot

    bennett must have weird ball rotation. his shots always rims in and out

  • joy

    No worries. When Lin comes back, things will be much different.

  • joy

    The smile on Knicks players and coaching staff is so annoying.

  • Epie

    Sigh.. that was depressing.. good night everyone.

  • cshot

    guesses on what the nets record will be around when lin comes back? 4W/8L after the thunder game

  • DX

    Lin can help but only the whole team play better, not like this 2nd half.

  • joy

    I know and now we lost Whitehead too. I hope he’s ok and come back soon.

  • CJSHYY

    It’s very likely… smh!

  • Click Click

    Saw that coming. Nets played well in 1st half, but ran out of gas in 2nd half. This is what happens on back to back games.

    Brook and JHam played great, but Kenny had them on minute restrictions. Kenny should’ve played JHam for 30+ minutes tonight because of how hot he was.

    Lin was sorely missed of course. Can’t wait to see this team with Lin and eventually LeVert.

  • CJSHYY

    He never learns & he’s so stubborn. smh!

  • joy

    Sure but Lin is capable bringing a needed boost in time and turn things around.

  • cshot

    Maybe a win over the lakers as well so (5-7) but they have been playing well

  • CJSHYY

    KA is too stubborn…. same old story again & again. smh!

  • CJSHYY

    I hope so but doubt bc Luke is smart than KA. They are very likely will beat us. smh!

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  • joy

    I don’t know if Luck is smarter than KA. This is KA’s first year, give him time!

  • joy

    Lin looks disappointed. How he wish he was on the court!

  • CJSHYY

    Also it’s Luke’s first year as HC. GSW O is not as good as when he’s w GSW. I think he’s smart & good coach.

  • guest

    It’s a 3-point league. If you can’t hit the 3, then there is no chance to make it to playoffs.
    Rockets vs Spurs. 1st Qtr. 13R – 14S, 5-9/3’s 55.6% 5-10/3’s 50%S.

  • joy

    Agreed. He seems know what he’s doing and doing well. But with Lin leading the Nets, I’ve faith we can beat them.

  • CJSHYY

    Ya! I believe Lin can but w KA’s equal playing time & don’t shoot too much… hard to say…

  • james brown

    no justification but just because they lost the game..not because of a B2B, not because of an injury nor anything, they just lost and that’s all. Nets lost the game because of their players and coaches lapses and entire staff has to suffer because of it. They will learn from it sooner or later, but a lost is a sad moments needed to be gone immediately!

  • james brown

    i think Nets are screwed if coaching staff failed to see how his player played the right system. Jlin absence can be a blessing when everybody feels the pain of losing and gain from it. we only need to wish that they are doing what is best for the team and hope that their continued progression means a better second half of the season!

    nice game and great experience for the team! good efforts though the result was not what they want.

  • norah mackenzie

    i think that god has made sure that lin doesn’t play against the knicks till he is 100% ok – but it was a good efffort anyway

  • Yura

    He looks so sad. Makes me so so so sad. :<

  • KHuang

    Give Atkinson a pass this game.

    His 1st, 2nd, and 3rd string point guards were all injured this game.

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  • KHuang

    The Nets perimeter players are always in such a rush to fire 3 pointers, they will shoot those rushed bricked 3s even when they’re not open.

    While I am very critical of Atkinson’s devotion to the playless motion offense (and motion offense NEVER works in the NBA), the Nets perimeter players should still remember how to dribble drive and cut when they catch the ball up high.

    It’s as if all the Nets do in practice is shoot 3s, nothing else.

    Atkinson should consider running a 3-2 offensive spread like what the Spurs do – the Nets have the post up personnel for that.

  • KHuang

    Justin Hamilton is inexperienced with NBA defense, he’s getting caught on the wrong side of the pick and roll.

    That will absolutely correct itself over the next few weeks.

  • Steppen03

    Tough Lost! We had the Knicks’ numbers for 3 quarters. …And that’s why Lin IS the Catalyst!

  • Steppen03

    Or maybe the players were not comfortable driving and cutting to the hoop… That happens sometimes. It’s easier to spot up and shoot. But yeah, they clearly Need to get that area fixed asap. Way too many bricks…

  • KHuang

    All the Nets do is shoot 3s.

    To me, that’s a sign of a BROKEN halfcourt offense. And that’s usually due to COACHING, not players.

    The Nets legs get tired after 2 and a half quarters. When they cannot hit the 3, they literally cannot play.

    A more experienced NBA head coach would institute actual plays designed to get better shots than the contested 3s the Nets are constantly bricking.

  • KHuang

    If Atkinson ran traditional NBA sets, the Nets guards would drive and cut much more than they are.

    Right now, the angles for driving and cutting are totally off because opponents are STEERING the motion offense off course!

  • Steppen03

    Nah, we can handled the Lakers. I’m confident our team will grab some more wins before Lin comes back.

  • KHuang

    The utter lack of an offensive system is causing Nets players to be less effective than they actually are.

  • KHuang

    It’s a COACHING ISSUE, not a willpower issue.

  • KHuang

    It’s more like the loss of the team’s sole rotation PG in Whitehead meant that the entire Nets offense collapsed into a 3 point shooting contest against tight defense.

    Whitehead is the only Net who is actually trying to do more than just shoot standstill 3s.

  • Steppen03

    S.Curry Vs S.Curry right now – Mavs Vs GS. =)

  • YellowClaw

    He’s only getting re evaluated after 2 weeks
    They will probably sit him for more ugh and easy him in

  • aggressiveplayer

    I think we’ll get some more wins before Lin comes back as well, but I’m not sure if we will against the Lakers. We’ll be coming off a back to back against that game vs the Clippers.

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  • sws94

    Harden is putting up insane numbers in D’Antoni’s system. Especially assists. Yikes.

  • Lin Dunn

    Double yikes Spurs lost by 2 pts.

  • CJSHYY

    Really? B2B again.Hate this. I really hope we can beat Lakers but ….

  • CJSHYY

    I know…. smh! They have the same record like Spurs…

  • joy

    He really wants to be MVP this year.

  • Geoffrey

    if Jeremy doesn’t come back soon, season will be lost in terms of playoffs and coach will go into player development mode which means we’ll see even less of Lin. I predict if that happens, Lin will be moved again by the trade deadline even though he has a trade kicker in his contract. any thoughts?

  • aggressiveplayer

    I highly doubt this

  • CJSHYY

    I think Lin will back after 2 weeks. As for KA, he & GM both really follow their plan to get young players first. Develop next… winning… if we can we do it if not just develop young.

  • Joe what do you know

    Don’t think so. Lin’s contribution to the team isn’t something that can be replaced easily. Even if they go into development mode, they need a capable veteran to mentor the rookies. Less minute could be a possibility but trade isn’t worth it for the Nets. There is no other starting caliber PG on Nets roster so rest assured Lin will be an integral part of Nets roster. Plus, if they don’t win as many games as they could this season, no FA would be willing to come to Brooklyn next year anyway.

  • Geoffrey

    Boston will definitely swap picks with them if they go into player development mode.

  • psalm234

    Nice exchange between Grievis Vasquez and Isaiah Whitehead exemplifying the “high-character” team that we grew to love

    @nedough
    I missed this earlier, but a nice moment between Greivis and Isaiah on the former’s goodbye IG post: #Nets
    https://twitter.com/nedough/status/796591901969448960

  • aggressiveplayer

    I wish Vasquez the best of luck. I really thought he could have been a good asset if he healed. Sucks that he got reinjured and it’s hurting his career some more.

  • aggressiveplayer

    Sad about the loss today. I really thought we could have won this one, but let’s hope we win 2 or more of the next 4 until Lin hopefully returns!

  • zxcvb

    The election and Lin’s injury has sapped my enjoyment of basketball lately, but it’s good to see the Nets putting up a fight every game. The team will be a lot stronger and more polished when Jeremy returns.

  • james brown

    no..you think too much of everything..just enjoy that JLIn is resting right now and see how his team compete with him as their leader.

  • Sueki

    coach Lin is handsome tonight 🙂

  • joy

    Thank you!

  • webattorney

    Said at the beginning of season Nets will live and die with 3s.

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    Brook Lopez 23.89

    Trevor Booker 17.64

    Sean Kilpatrick 16.3

    Bojan Bogdanovic 13.16

    Rondae Hollis-Jefferson 08.12

    Justin Hamilton 17.7

    Luis Scola 14.61

    Yogi Ferrell 13.29

    Joe Harris 8.41

    Randy Foye 2.47

    Jeremy Lin 22.19

    Anthony Bennett 15.64

    Isaiah Whitehead 4.25

    Chris McCullough -0.05

    Caris LeVert 0

  • KHuang

    My thought is that you’re completely off on Lin being traded.

  • KHuang

    The Nets should not live by that strategy.

    They should ram the ball inside, as they have the personnel for a post up team and not a perimeter shooting team.

  • Dan cohen

    you know.. I read somewhere that GV and lin doesn’t talk much.. is that true..and if so why

  • Dan cohen

    zam straight..
    I noticed that most of them get more points when they all drive into or get in near the post.
    only certain players should shoot the 3s.

  • grover chang

    I remember a journalist say at a Laker practice that Lin just came in. Did his thing. Left. Did not talk to his teammates. Did not interact with them. Maybe Lin isn’t as social as we think. Some workaholics don’t socialize much because they have a lot they want to do.

  • CJSHYY

    Did you see Lin send him any good bye tweet? NO…So you know….

  • CJSHYY

    Somehow I feel his vet teammates are not really buy into his leadership yet…Like Scola. Well he’s star in his own country so…. these young rookies of course they will…it may need more time. I don’t see Lin interactive w his teammates that much like he did w Hornets… besides talk about game plan… his tweet also only follow few teammates from Nets.

  • Dan cohen

    yeah, I felt that too.. especially when this motion offense doesn’t need a star so to speak.
    they just listen to KA who say lin is the leader.
    So lin again has to prove himself… and to do that, it means him singlehandedly able to make clutch plays and things that others realized that they themselves can’t.

    it’s almost like how I don’t think anyone can do what harden did with his 30 and 12 for 5 games straight on the rockets. That 30 and 12 is what lin fans think of hoping for as in linsanity 2.0. So harden right now it’s backing that up with mda backing him up first.

    Lin has to take the same approach… problem is that.. if they stick to motion offense, all the time.. I really dont think anyone can show what they can do.

  • CJSHYY

    I don’t think Lin can get Harden’s stats from this team bc KA didn’t want that way… he likes equal playing time & don’t shoot too much… Well, he still don’t get it…Coach we try to win now. No, in his mind, we try to rebuild & develop young first…That’s why right now no PG… they signed a rookie again??? Ya! I like that guy but now we need vet PG. ???

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    I keep comparing the Nets vs Timberwolves. They almost have all the talents they need to thrive but still they’re off to a poor start because of the lack of team chemistry. They have good coach and good players. Granted they do have problems in PG positions. Most of the Nets’ players haven’t started playing for one another until this season. However, the Timberwolves players have been playing together for over one season. They both have new coaches.

    One thing that stands out is the Nets isn’t out to win more games. The team has been restricting minutes for their key players despite losses. The coach has been trying to avoid wear and tears of its players. This is a developing team and Atkinson and Sean Marks has put player development as his top priority.

  • spiderman

    An effective inside threat would open up players for perimeter shooting

  • Kwok Wai Lai
  • Dorothy

    “Andrew Bogut: ‘This league is so two-faced and everybody is so fake” http://nba.nbcsports.com/2016/11/09/andrew-bogut-this-league-is-so-two-faced-and-everybody-is-so-fake/?ocid=Yahoo&partner=ya5nbcs&yptr=yahoo

    So true, if it were not for Lin, I would not watch one single NBA game.

  • CJSHYY

    When Lin is done w his NBA I am done too. But if he becomes NBA coach then I will support that team…haha!

  • Dorothy

    same here

  • psalm234

    Brooklyn Nets Podcast: The Glue Guys – So far so not so bad.
    via @BKGlueGuys
    https://twitter.com/NetsDaily/status/796772998846054400

  • psalm234

    Is there a source?
    I thought there is a mutual respect.

    This is just one comment from a SLAM 10/31 article

    Even Greivis Vasquez, who will be pushing Lin for that starting PG spot every day in practice, respects Lin for being “a fighter” who fears nothing on the court. “We want him to lead,” says GV, “and we want to win games with him.”
    Read more at http://www.slamonline.com/nba/jeremy-lin-interview-video-brooklyn-nets/#2DpJ8zVrxZ3ttUpo.99

  • Icelander

    Lacking LIn for a change in pace …

  • Click Click

    Q: You took some hits on the way out of town, though. Your durability was questioned …

    A: “Oh, who cares? I don’t care.”

    Q: Even though it seemed like it was coming from the inside (of the Warriors)?

    A: “But that’s how it is. I don’t buy into the sources thing. I don’t buy into all that (expletive), because this league is so two-faced and everybody is so fake. The same people who made those comments will see me tomorrow and shake my hand and ask me how my family is. This league is full of people who are full of (expletive) and shallow, and that’s what you figure out in pro sports. It’s very hard to meet a genuine person who you can call your friend in this league. That’s just the reality, and I understand that.

    It’s not just the NBA, it’s most of America, especially in large cities. Most people have a fake public persona that’s totally different from who they truly are.

    Facebook is filled with people like this and that’s why I’ve stopped using it for years, even though I used Facebook daily in college, before they allowed people without .edu e-mail addresses to use it.

    Lin is one of the rare people in the NBA who isn’t two-faced and fake. It’s a double-edged sword when you’re not a pretentious person though. Some people love Lin for being so real, others hate him for it. Luckily, the Nets seems to have mostly high character players who aren’t two-faced, jealous, and hateful towards Lin for being who he is. They actually embrace him because he’s so genuine.

  • CJSHYY
  • spiderman

    Too bad he hasn’t had the opportunity to be a teammate of Lin.
    Wish he was on the Nets

  • Ray Lam

    That’s right. Better recognize!

  • Click Click

    This is a political post, but I feel it is very important information that everyone needs to see because the mainstream media is trying to divide America in a time where division is already at an all-time high. They don’t just want protesting, they want violence and riots. Here is a video of New York Times’ exit polling data that clearly shows Trump won because he got more MINORITIES, young people, and poor people to vote for him compared to Romney in 2012:

    Also, CNN was caught using their own cameraman as a fake protester wanting Hillary to sue and calling to end the electoral college system. Don Lemon admits at the end of the video that the guy was his cameraman in Africa, but CNN edited it out of their YouTube channel. This is pure propaganda:

  • HVJoy

    This is a political post, but I feel that it is very important everyone needs to see the greatness of a remarkable woman who loves the USA. While she lost the Presidential election with less electoral votes, she won more popular votes from Americans.

  • Click Click

    Actually, CNN is projecting Trump will win popular votes:

    https://i.sli.mg/gxDXDp.png

  • takeme2cruz

    Popular vote system was meant to shut down the voice of minority.

    Are you anti minority?

  • HVJoy

    I do not discuss politics in a sports website. Sorry.

    While it is a great speech, the posting was intended to achieve a balance with what was posted below.

  • KHuang

    I think it’s simply SHEER BAD LUCK that the Nets have their 1st, 2nd, 3rd, AND 4th string PGs injured.

    Those players are Lin, Vasquez, Whitehead, and Foye.

    There wasn’t anything Atkinson or the Nets physical staff could have done to prevent this.

    Lin hasn’t even played as many minutes as he did for Houston or LA or Charlotte at this point in the season. So it’s not a wear or tear issue, it’s a FREAK injury.

    I predict that once Lin returns, he’ll play out the rest of the season pretty much without injury.

  • takeme2cruz

    Then don’t add your comment to her speech.

  • HVJoy

    Is that you, Dad?

  • takeme2cruz

    Yes honey, if you don’t like to do something, just don’t start it.

  • Click Click

    Her speech has nothing to do with my post below. My post was to try and inform people that the dangerous mainstream media propaganda narrative has been 100% factually incorrect. The media has been trying to paint Trump as a racist, sexist, and any other “ist” to make people hate him, hoping people will go and cause riots and violence.

  • HVJoy

    Don’t “honey” me or any other woman, you silly old man.

    You are neither my father or my husband/boyfriend.

  • Click Click

    Many people don’t understand why we have the electoral college system.

    https://i.sli.mg/pGSnhV.jpg

  • gandychan

    Why are allowing click to post political opinions which is continuing the narrative to DIVIDE us?
    Mods, please take care of this! I thought we decided to keep this site politics free. Yet click and Cruz continue to troll us. I know my post was deleted a few weeks ago for commenting on click’s actions. Play it fair both ways and clean this up please.

  • takeme2cruz

    They better not pishoff Trump or he starts to appoint special prosecutor on Hillary.

  • grover chang

    Doing better then Romney is not saying much.

  • takeme2cruz

    Just being polite to whom calling me dad.

  • I agree. I get enough political stuff on FB. I come here to read B-ball and JLin related stuff.

  • Click Click

    That’s why Hillary and Obama are being so “gracious” right now. The amount of crimes they’ve committed would make most uninformed people’s heads explode.

  • takeme2cruz

    You’re a librarian.

  • HVJoy

    I agree whole-heartedly.

    I don’t mind if the Mods delete my post of Mrs. Clinton’s concession speech should he deem necessary.

  • Click Click

    It’s saying Trump won fair and square and that he’s not what the mainstream media and Hillary painted him as the past year+.

  • takeme2cruz

    Yep.

  • takeme2cruz

    He didn’t start it.

  • HVJoy

    You are forgiven this time, as I did enjoy many of your posts regarding Lin.

  • PETE B

    A mandate makes a difference

  • KHuang

    I think Lin is the REVERSE of Bogut!

    People act tough around him because they don’t want to appear like they’re friends with the Asian guy, but they actually get along with him very well in real life!

    Lin is genuinely liked around the NBA, even if the racial atmosphere in the US is still very anti Asian.

  • KHuang

    Nah, Bogut isn’t an improvement over Justin Hamilton and Brook Lopez who are two of the top centers in the NBA!

  • Click Click

    I just love to speak the truth and I always backup my opinions with cold, hard facts and logic.

  • takeme2cruz

    You’re so sweet when not talking politic.

  • HVJoy

    You’re not so sweet when talking politics.

  • takeme2cruz

    Yes, hard true facts do hurt.

  • zxcvb

    Whitehead’s injury was a concussion — that’s a freak incident. But Lin and Foye had hamstring pulls. That’s conditioning. Vaszquez is harder to judge, but he re-injured an existing sore spot.

    I’m a little worried that the Nets’ young, cutting-edge training staff might lack proper NBA experience. No matter what medical journal X says, sometimes you need to use some good old fashioned common sense. If Lin is going too hard during practice…tell him not to worry and take it easy. If Lin isn’t stretching enough pre-game to get in more shooting drills…tell him to stretch and forget the damn jumpers.

    Obviously, we can’t say for sure. But Lin has never had a hammy before and I keep hearing about how innovative this new training staff is. I’m already a bit skeptical.

  • Click Click

    Your posts and my responses to you, as well as everybody else’s posts were deleted that day. You came in here to start a flame war because I was banned by NetsDaily for opposing their liberal views. YOU started it, so stop lying and acting like you’re innocent.

    What I posted below is important information because it’s dangerous what the media is trying to do right now. I’m not dividing anybody. People are already divided. I just want to inform people that they’re being brainwashed by mainstream media and social media. As usual, you’ve provided nothing to back up anything you say and just want anything and everything that doesn’t fit with your political views to be censored because you can’t argue with facts and logic.

  • Ken Chatsworth

    Yes no more politics please. It is an inherently divisive subject. And I have had enough in the past year. Doesn’t matter who started, just stop please.

  • Maknusia

    Sorry Folks…was not Online earlier….and yes, as majority had requested, lets not dwell with political news here and posting any controversial standings and subject. Cheers

  • YellowClaw

    People voted for whoever they felt would make their lives/country better
    No need attack one other for whom they voted
    We should all respect the decisions others made
    Everyone has different interests in mind

  • Geoffrey

    Bogut defends the PnR much better than JHam and Brook.

  • Click Click

    Very fair of you to delete my posts, but leave up the flame baiting gandychan’s post.

  • Dan cohen

    you can’t help it..after all, Cruz’s name is well.. the last name of that republican candidate.

  • Dan cohen

    hopefully.. but maybe it’s ‘bad fengshui’ as they say it for pgs health.. look at the history of the nets’ pg’s injury or health… dwill., jarettjack, who else..

  • takeme2cruz

    Very good point.

  • takeme2cruz

    Many lies have been brought here so Click was simply pointing them out.

  • Arsenium12 .

    From the video it looks like Jeremy is travelling with the team. Is this correct? Thanks.
    __________
    https://twitter.com/linfinity88/status/796941515205398528

  • takeme2cruz

    Seem like if it’s all up to him he would be back the next game.

  • Click Click

    Lin said he’s packing to go on the 4-game road trip. He knows everybody is really worried about him, so he’s thankful. He’s got no issues walking around. From morning to night, he’s been rehabbing. He’s hoping to return to play ball as soon as possible.

  • HVJoy

    Lin:
    I am packing now, leaving tomorrow for West Coast for 4 games. I know you worry much (about my hamstring injury) and I appreciate you greatly. I have no problem walking now. I have been rehabilitating from morning till night, hoping to return to play basketball soon.

  • Brewkowski

    Bogut sets nice screens. 🙂

  • takeme2cruz

    It’s still early but the Nets are only 1 game behind 6th seed.

  • CaliUSMC

    Hornets leading the East.. Clippers leading the West.. Cubs won.. Trump won… O_O

  • CJSHYY

    So we are #7 now?

  • aggressiveplayer

    Glad to see Lin travelling with the team. Hope he’ll be on the court soon.

  • joy

    Even though I like seeing him, as an assistant coach, on the sidelines, I still think he should stay at home to recuperate in the coming week.

  • takeme2cruz

    Nope but just 1 win can change a lot

  • CJSHYY

    Feel the same way but I don’t think Lin will stay at home just watch TV for his team…. he will go no matter what….

  • joy

    He’s never had this kind of injury before. I hope he’s cautiously with it and not rush to come back.

  • CJSHYY

    But these 4 road games we probably will only win one so………

  • joy

    I know. That’s Lin! 🙂

  • joy

    How’s Whitehead current situation? Doesn’t anyone know?

  • aggressiveplayer

    All I know is that a concussion can take 1-2 weeks. Whitehead should be back after two weeks but I’m not sure.

  • joy

    Thanks!

  • Click Click

    Lin is too stubborn. He wants to support his teammates and coach his guards. I think he’ll be fine as long as he takes it easy and get lots of rest and rehabbing.

  • DX

    Can’t wait to see Lin’s game. But would rather he rest these 4 games. Suns’ game is too close. Clippers & Thunder are hard to win. Maybe Lakers’ game if he feel really well.

  • KHuang

    Trust me, it’s NOT the Nets’ training staff.

    The prime culprit is Greivis Vasquez’s TERRIBLE DISINTERESTED PLAY killing the Nets.

    Vasquez’s inability to compete put way too much pressure on Lin and Whitehead and Ferrell and Foye.

  • KHuang

    Click Click and Grace, you two made some excellent nontrolling legitimate criticism of me bashing Greivis Vasquez.

    You guys are unhappy that I was calling Greivis Vasquez “lackadaisical” and “disinterested”, among other things.

    In the aftermath of Vasquez’s departure, I’ve been reflecting on what that means to the Nets.

    And you know what? I feel I indeed was correct in calling Vasquez a “disinterested lackadaisical strolling player who was just there to collect his paycheck and didn’t care if the Nets played well or not”.

    I strongly feel that Vasquez was a CANCER, that he had a lousy attitude and negative production, that he directly negatively influenced the PG injury situation by forcing the Nets PGs to overexert themselves to clean up his messes on and off the court, and that the Nets deliberately cut him because his attitude was bad enough it was poisoning the team.

    I strongly predict that with Vasquez gone, Lin and his puppies (Whitehead and Yogi) will stabilize the PG position for the Nets and will not only win big but stay injury free for the rest of the season.

    Click Click and Grace, criticize me away to your heart’s content!

  • aggressiveplayer
  • aggressiveplayer

    You’re welcome.

  • joy

    ‘puppies’ is not a good word to use to describe Lin’s teammates. 🙁

  • ZcodeSportSystem.com

    I’m not sure Vasquez injury will be that much of a big boost to the Nets since he barely played anyway

    From my understanding, the Nets cut him because Vasquez needed surgery and it probably would had taken way too long to come back from his injury and the Nets really could use extra bodies and couldn’t wait for him to be healthy again….So they cut him and simply swallowed his contract..

  • Joe what do you know

    Indeed Vasquez’s on court performance is lacklustre and poor. That is a cold hard fact that I guess no one can deny. But to attempt to tap into his inner psyche and calling out his intention is something I feel that no one apart from those close to him can do. So I agree with KHuang to a certain extend that Nets did themselves a favour cutting him loose. And that Nets’ PG position will be in good hands once Lin and Whitehead returns.

  • KHuang

    i yuv puppies

    besides, puppies CAN BITE

  • KHuang

    true – I am no mind reader

    i don’t have ESP

  • KHuang

    It does seem to me that the Nets really were trying to build around Vasquez as the reserve PG.

    Now that he’s gone, the Nets have to rebuild again but this time it will stick.

  • Joe what do you know

    Hey but you’re pretty good at predicting things. Kudos to you. 😉

  • Arsenium12 .

    Thanks very much, Click. Appreciated.

  • Lin Dunn

    Nets losing is multifactorial, Vasquez has his part, but the majority of responsibility is on KA and Mark. BB is a business, and like any business it is always easier to blame the one who is gone. I prefer to be positive about Nets future. And yes, Jlin’s team mates are not his puppies just like Jlin is KA’s puppy.

  • Lin Dunn

    When Yogi and Foye played their first game Vasquez was no present.

  • grover chang
  • KHuang

    EXACTLY, that’s my point.

    Vasquez’s absence has forced an ineffective career guard in Foye and a D league player in Ferrell to take responsibilities that neither one is capable of handing (though I’m confident Yogi will excel).

    A healthy Vasquez would not have destabilized the Nets to this extent.

  • KHuang

    Not when Bogut is off the court being injured for large parts of the season.

  • BobbyH
  • HVJoy
  • Lin Dunn

    Foye may not be completely healed. WH needs to take responsibility. He received a contract much larger than a comparable 2nd round pick. Then e needs to step up. Yogi played well in his first game better than WH’s first 2-3 games.

  • CJSHYY

    Did they talk about Lin?

  • BobbyH

    A bit. Positive, off court leadership.

  • CJSHYY

    Thanks.

  • David Kim

    From realgm nets

    milankovich
    Freshman
    Per Jeremy’s Weibo (Chinese twitter), he will be traveling with the team to the west coast. Also said that he is making progress on his injury, “having no problem walking”, “rehabbing around the clock to get back to the court”.

  • Arsenium12 .
  • takeme2cruz

    Regardless of which side you’re on, this is the best comment I’ve heard since the the result of the election. If TNT NBA tonight can have this on, why can’t we?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayU5kw7Kf5U

  • Arsenium12 .

    This is from Master Lo’s Facebook page, yesterday …
    __________
    https://twitter.com/JaneNC15/status/797112639365279744

  • CJSHYY

    I voted for Clinton not bc I like her bc I don’t like Trump. I was So So surprised he won??? After the election I started to read & watch more news on Trump, I finally understand why he won bc lots of American want to change… Trump is their hope to do so… Trump is also a very smart businessman… he’s the one maybe will bring in some bright light to this country again.

  • takeme2cruz

    Yes I agree. Hillary is Obama with speed 100 mph.

  • BobbyH

    I am much like you in that aspect. But as many said, he deserves open mind and chance to prove himself. Otherwise his legacy would not be pretty.

  • fungch1218

    Any fascism should have no chance.

  • takeme2cruz

    Yep, that’s why Hillary didn’t win.

  • Acbc

    Let’s not talk politics please.

  • Lin Dunn

    ITA, the mods talked about that many times, and we are more than 2 days post election.

  • Rick James

    some of you may not be from north America which is why you may not fully understand how crazy things have gotten. Its better to excuse the political posts for a while, many here ARE american and are extremely frustrated. Let them all vent.

  • Dan cohen

    These sht around the nation will surprise you..

    https://twitter.com/ShaunKing

    7 deadiest days int he past week in America ever happened AFTER trump won.

    But they don’t post in on national news because of obvious reason. That’s why social media is more powerful than the main stream sometimes.

  • Lin Dunn

    I disagree about excusing the political posts. I voted, and it is time to move on. This is a Jlin forum about BB. I am sure there are plenty of forums for voters from all sides to vent or exercise their first amendment rights.

  • Dan cohen

    but you have ESPn

  • Dan cohen

    cr-p happens man cr-p happens. sigh..
    And trump just hired the architect of the most racist law in modern USA to be on his team.. go figurine.

  • YellowClaw

    From what KHuang has been telling us, this kind of racism has been around for years
    I don’t wanna think Trump caused all of this some people might have been inspired in the wrong way
    because for better or worse he is the president now I want him to be a positive influence
    he needs to unite everyone and make the country great again
    it is terrible regardless though, all the racism minorities have to face

  • YellowClaw

    Vazquez is still a capable play maker at the very least imo

  • Dan cohen

    ah.. yes.. but they were ‘hidden’. It does not look like a coincidence.. there is a sudden SPIKE of these things happening just AFTER he got elected. THAT from stats point of view IS NOT ‘oh been around for years’.. Yes, been around in 1940 to 70s. This is 2010s man.

  • CJSHYY
  • YellowClaw

    Yah, I get your point.
    Regardless of the cause, racism is a problem and this isn’t right
    We need to work together
    I just feel sad that anyone had to go through this
    I’m not pro Hilary or Trump but now that Trump is the president
    I hope he brings everyone together and we need to move forward like he said in his acceptance speech

  • Grace

    “7 deadiest days int he past week in America ever happened AFTER trump won.”

    AFTER Trump won we had the 7 deadliest days? He won only 3 days ago.

    the 7 deadliest days in America ever? Deadliest for whom? Deadlier than 9/11 or during the Civil War?

    Why are you posting such nonsensical garbage on this site?

  • Epie

    All I see is a photo of a criminal. Based on what? Any stats? Or is he predicting it will be?

  • Epie

    Yeah, like how Matt, CEO of GrubHub vented on his email to his employees to resign if they don’t agree with his view and voted Trump. LOL. So much hate.

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/1a4e8cf0514c597fab25875f62429119eaf79c45c21372670d094f8bca5a575a.jpg

  • HVJoy

    And I found this short video on election result by Conan O’Brien (who is a “history buff”) to be funny, objective and of substance.

  • Lin Dunn

    Suns vs Nets set for 11-12-16. For 11-11-16 Crimson vs Cardinals at Shanghai.

    http://winnersandwhiners.com/games/ncaab/11-11-2016/harvard-vs-stanford-111116-prediction/

  • zxcvb

    I have trouble reducing this election to “sides.” This wasn’t Democrat vs. Republican. Hillary Clinton vs. Paul Ryan. Or Bernie Sanders vs. Rand Paul. This was a highly qualified, sane candidate that people have legit concerns about vs. a totally unqualified, unstable, misogynist bigot whose own shady behavior is well-documented.

    Even if you find his bigotry to be subjective, Trump is completely, utterly unqualified to serve as President. End of story. How can rational people get around this? Even though my opinion of other Republican candidates probably matches Trump voters’ opinion of Hillary, I would not say these things about them. At least they are qualified.

    Trump’s victory was about hate and ignorance trying to take back “their” country, even though Trump stands for everything they claim they’re tired of — he’s a trustfund baby fat cat who outsources jobs and uses his money/power to skirt the rules that everyone else has to play by. But he’s a white man…so that’s good enough for them!

    The silver lining here is that every generation is less hateful than the last. It’s just a basic fact. So in due time, we will overcome. Just look at Jeremy Lin’s story — an Asian-American NBA starting PG in our lifetime. It would have seemed crazy a short while ago but now it’s a reality.

  • psalm234

    As much as I understand that a lot of people’s mind is heavily on the post-US election news, it’s difficult to see a good discussion always deteriorate into fights and name-calling even among Lin fans. Please refrain from politics discussion for our own good. I know it’s hard because sports figures also discussed it and emotions are still raw after months of divisive campaigns. But we need to do so for the collective good.

    Let’s follow JLin’s positive approach in his tweets post-election to spread love. He is young but wise enough like the US leaders (Obama, Trump, HIllary) who just encouraged everyone to work together. He acknowledged the real problem of racism but knows that this is the time of healing with so many violent and incidents happen on both sides already. He knows evil will eventually win if we don’t choose to spread love in our actions. My heart goes to families who are breaking up because a family member voted differently. It shouldn’t be that way at all 😢 These are our families and friends. I would implore everyone to spread love in this tough times 🙏

    If you see something positive and reconciliatory, you may post it but let’s refrain from choosing sides. If it turns to something ugly, unfortunately mods will be forced to remove them. Thank you for understanding.

    @JLin7
    This election is about wayyy more than race, but it further revealed how big a topic race is and how big of an issue racism still is, sadly. But long-term, real change requires unification, reconciliation and compassion…one small step at a time. Spread love today!
    John 16:33b — In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.

    https://twitter.com/JLin7/status/796397087541882880
    https://twitter.com/JLin7/status/796397192563060736
    https://twitter.com/JLin7/status/796397691085422592

  • thank you. i get plenty of political discussions on FB and other forums.

  • psalm234

    Embiid with his cool Olajuwon move … with Olajuwon on court
    https://twitter.com/hoopshype/status/797243787940691968

  • KHuang

    Totally disagree.

  • KHuang

    No I don’t

    that anti Asian site makes people DUMBER, not smarter!

  • KHuang

    I HATE HILARY AND TRUMP

    LONG LIVE KIM JONG UN!!!

    FIDEL, FIDEL!!!

    heh heh, just trying to defy psalm234’s post without actually defying psalm234’s post!

  • YellowClaw

    Thank you!
    We need to work together and spread love
    we will stay strong!!

  • takeme2cruz

    KHuang, Lin should be in Phoenix by now, don’t they have any video showing how Lin walks in and out of the hotel?

  • blueCypher

    Looking at the standings, 5-8 spots in the east are up for grabs.

  • Arsenium12 .

    New NBA 2K scans for the squad …..
    __________
    https://twitter.com/BrooklynNets/status/797257140742144001

  • Yura

    Wow. I didn’t know Whitehead was out too. This doesn’t look good at all… too many injuries so early into the season..

  • Yura

    D’Antoni sure is a good coach..

  • spiderman

    lol

  • Rick James

    I am not sure if this post is allowed here since it is political however it isn’t too divisive in my opinion but mods can delete this post if you think it is.

    Bernie Sanders is the only candidate that I wanted to become POTUS and he would have if the democratic party didn’t censor his message because of their rich elite corporate masters. Anyhow, here is an excellent article written by Bernie Sanders from a NYT article. I hope you all take some time to read it..a really great read and makes me hopeful for the future.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/12/opinion/bernie-sanders-where-the-democrats-go-from-here.html?_r=0&register=google

  • YellowClaw

    He’s a great man but his ideology might not have worked with this nation full of anger
    Don’t think he ever had a real chance
    Trump had a better strategy all alone and he won the race
    People needed someone to be angry about and shift the blame onto

  • Joe what do you know

    Damn… that’s a room full of cameras. Big brother is watching!

  • kauaiblue

    Good one

  • sport

    So glad Vasquez is gone no clue why KA wanted him to bet he main backup PG so much when he couldn’t do anything. Still think RHJ should be bench and Kilpatrick should start with Lin and help lead 2nd unit with Lin when possible.

  • psalm234

    I will leave this be for the time being to see we can focus on the positive side that Bernie said he will keep an open mind to see Trump’s idea and work together. This will be good for the country.

    To provide a balancing view, here is a good article showing how similar Bernie’s and Trump’s policies that made them very popular with US citizens who are tired of the corruption from both parties
    http://www.npr.org/2016/02/08/465974199/what-do-sanders-and-trump-have-in-common-more-than-you-think

    Let’s not point out if one is better than the other but hope the best that these leaders can work together for the people.
    If this deteriorates to something negative, not positive, I will promptly remove it.
    My hope is people can focus on the positives but I realize this might not be possible so it’s better to remove it altogether.

    I’ll give it one last try since I’m an eternal optimist.

  • psalm234

    I will leave this be for the time being to see we can focus on the positive side that Bernie said he will keep an open mind to see Trump’s idea and work together. This will be good for the country.

    To provide a balancing view, here is a good article showing how similar Bernie’s and Trump’s policies that made them very popular with US citizens who are tired of the corruption from both parties
    http://www.npr.org/2016/02/08/465974199/what-do-sanders-and-trump-have-in-common-more-than-you-think

    Let’s not point out if one is better than the other but hope the best that these leaders can work together for the people.
    If this deteriorates to something negative, not positive, I will promptly remove it.
    My hope is people can focus on the positives but I realize this might not be possible so it’s better to remove it altogether.

    I’ll give it one last try since I’m an eternal optimist. Please let me know if this is a good or bad idea.
    Note: a moderate guess is 6 hrs before I need to remove it. I hope I’m wrong

  • takeme2cruz

    American who understand communist and socialist will not vote for Bernie.

  • takeme2cruz

    Once politic is allowed to post, you shouldn’t restrict to any view.

  • aggressiveplayer

    I think more like 6-8. Cavs, Raptors, Celtics, Hawks and Hornets (not in any particular order) are 1-5 imo.

  • HVJoy
  • aggressiveplayer

    Just doing some research on Lin’s massage treatments.. Apparently these massages remove adhesions in tissues and fibers, lactic acid buildup, etc which can help improve blood circulation (which will cause the injury to heal faster), give more explosiveness and flexibility to the muscles, keep joints healthy, and make muscles look more defined. Lots of people who have gotten these treatments have said they actually noticed the results. It’s great stuff.

  • Geoffrey

    Kemba is off to a torrid start this season! he’s out to prove that they won’t miss a beat without Jeremy. 49% fg and 46% 3pt fg is ridiculous! can he keep this up?

  • aggressiveplayer

    What’s crazy is so many players are off to a hot streak that seems unsustainable yet they’re sustaining it (so far) this season. Kemba, Damian Lillard, DeMar DeRozan, etc.

  • Joe what do you know

    Trust the rule of average is all I can say…

  • TTNN
  • Lin Dunn

    I doubt that is his #1 motivating factor Maybe he just want to be the best that he can be which according to all reports that is the way he has been since he was young.

  • Lin Dunn

    Any links to articles from your research?

  • Lin Dunn

    There must be a special relationship b/w Jlin and master Lo. Imagine he is leaving all his clients in Taiwan and came over at hat drop notice. Unless he is a USA citizen or a permanent resident, he can not be paid in cash for these treatments.

  • Lin Dunn

    This vid shows KA in action.

  • BobbyH

    The schedule has a 4 tough road games coming up, including 1 B2B and two games against top 2 in the west. Tonight is a must win. Even so, that leaves 4-8 hole.

    I hope Lin comes back against the Blazer at home and begin gradually to pull within 0.500 before the end of the year.

  • Epie

    I disagree, there are more than enough forums and boards where we can discuss about political stuff. We are here to talk about JLin and his team. I just hope you follow your guidelines and just remove all posts related to politics (fair, balanced or not). It’s just few people who always brings up.

  • psalm234

    yes, that’s the tough part. Can we focus on positive things on different views?
    I’ll go ahead and remove them since this is not the time or place.
    I thought what you posted on Ernie was very good and positive but then people digress to the negative and divisive parts :[ ..

  • psalm234

    Thank you. I think you’re right.
    There are no good ways around it. It can take over discussion quickly

  • takeme2cruz

    Yes the earnie was about unity and pray, just like lin tweeted.

  • takeme2cruz

    Should be a video to see how he walks.

  • psalm234

    On another news, Melo’s 2 quick technicals and ejection in the BOS game might show his frustration in the Knicks system
    https://twitter.com/DefPenHoops/status/797254599719735296

  • psalm234

    @JLin7 Snapchat 👻 update~ Night rehab. Deep tissue treatment hurts!! 😢😢😖 #speedyrecovery ❤ #getwellsoon 🙏
    https://twitter.com/Loveforlife0323/status/797288600354205696

  • psalm234

    JLin enjoying his nice rehab In-N-Out meal in Phoenix 😂
    I bet his teammates are so jealous
    https://twitter.com/Loveforlife0323/status/797270899594407936

  • Kwok Wai Lai

    This Nets teams has talked about team building of players with good character and production.
    Brook Lopez is one of the players with the best character in the league. Both Brook and Lin have excellent character and production for the team. The news that Brook Lopez should be traded becomes very annoying.
    Why the heck you want to trade away Brook Lopez?

  • Click Click

    Great video:

  • psalm234

    new Game 9 thread
    G9 Brooklyn Nets (3-5) Seeks the First Road Win against Phoenix Suns (3-6)
    The 3pt shooting efficiency is the main difference in the Nets wins (37.6% 3FG) and losses (28.6% 3FG)
    http://www.jlinportal.com/g9-nets-vs-suns/
    https://twitter.com/JLinPortal/status/797483511846313984

  • Geoffrey

    no one wants to be embarrassed by the Asian guy…

  • Geoffrey

    he can’t defend or rebound and plays like his name is “Brooke ” at times.

  • Lin Dunn

    No one wants to be embarrassed by anyone. NBA players are competitive. But to assume that is KW’s primary motivation is really stretching it.