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Fri Feb 22, 2019, 04:40 PM

BTRTN: Part 5: The Jeremy Lin Saga Continues: First Hawked and Then "En-Raptored"

The latest installment on the incredible saga of NBA star Jeremy Lin...

"Lin, on the other hand, caught fire. His November was, statistically at least, his best month since Linsanity, albeit in fewer minutes. For the 14 games in November Lin shot at an otherworldly 58%, a pace usually reserved for centers who play close to the rim. And at the three-point line, he connected at a Steph-like rate of 48%. His touch was simply astonishing for a player who had missed over a year and a half due to injuries, and was just weeks into his return.

Lin looked good, but he also looked different. He was still attacking the hoop at roughly the same rate as ever, but the headlong drives were rare. Instead, he developed a new signature move, off the middle pick and roll, essentially coming off the screen, cutting off his own defender, essentially carrying him on his back as he edged down the lane, and invariably either stopping for a short, deadly jumper in the key, or drawing a foul from the frustrated defender behind him..."

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tgards79 Feb 2019 OP
ProfessorGAC Feb 2019 #1

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Wed Feb 27, 2019, 10:39 AM

1. I Still Root For That Dude

Teams are afraid of his defense, but he needs to be on somebody's roster until he gets too old.

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