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17 Jeremy Lin PG
Height/Weight: 6-3/200 | Birthdate: 8/23/1988 | Birthplace: Palo Alto, CA | Team: Los Angeles Lakers | College: Harvard | NBA Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 83/46 | Average Draft Position: 71.74
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Lakers G Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer both out for Monday


(5:46 pm ET) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin and forward Carlos Boozer are both out for Monday's game in Philadelphia with upper respiratory infections, the Los Angeles Times reports.

It had been reported earlier that Boozer would be available.

Lin missed Sunday's game in Brooklyn with an upper respiratory infection while Boozer has sat the last four games.

The Lakers are 4.5-point favorites against the 76ers.


Lakers rule Jeremy Lin (illness) out of Sunday's game


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/29/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin is dealing with an upper respiratory infection and has been ruled out of Sunday's game at Brooklyn, reports the team's official website.

Despite the illness, Lin was expected to play Sunday. Guard Wayne Ellington will start in place of Lin, while guard Jordan Clarkson should see his minutes increase with Lin out.

The Lakers are 7 1/2-point underdogs.


Lakers G Jeremy Lin (sinus issues) believes he'll play Sunday


(3/28/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin has been taking antibiotics and pain killers to treat issues with a sinus but says he should be ready to go Sunday in Brooklyn, according to the L.A. Daily News.

Lin completed all of Saturday’s practice and afterwards seemed confident that he'd be healthy enough to play on Sunday. 

“Yeah,” Lin said. "Unless it gets worse.”


Lakers guard Jeremy Lin stuffs the stat sheet in losing effort


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(3/27/2015) Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin scored 18 points on 6 of 15 shooting from the field, including 2 of 5 from 3-point range, in Los Angeles' 94-83 loss to the Raptors Friday.

Lin did a bit of everything for the Lakers, pulling down seven rebounds and dishing out five assists in the contest. It was his fourth straight game scoring in double figures and fourth consecutive with at least five assists.


Jeremy Lin, Ryan Kelly will start for Lakers Tuesday


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(3/24/2015) The Lakers will juggle their starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Thunder, giving guard Jeremy Lin his first start since a December demotion and moving forward Ryan Kelly into the first five, per the Daily News.

Lin has played well of late, including a season-high 29 point performance against the 76ers on Sunday. He started 20 games this season, but was benched due to a lack of consistency.

"It's a matter of him going out and doing it, and the last couple weeks, he’s had some really good games," Lakers coach Byron Scott said.

Kelly will receive his first start since March 6. It had been speculated that Ed Davis might move into the starting lineup, but Scott said things will be re-evaluated after the team's five-game road swing.


Lakers forwards Ryan Kelly, Tarik Black could start Tuesday in OKC


(3/23/2015) The L.A. Times reports that forwards Ryan Kelly and Tarik Black are expected to start for the Lakers Tuesday at Oklahoma City.

Both Kelly (20 of 38) and Tarik (25 of 49) have started a little more than half of the games they've played for the Lakers this season.

Also reported Monday by the L.A. Daily News, guard Jeremy Lin and forward Ed Davis may also get the start Tuesday as well.

The Lakers are 11-point underdogs against the Thunder.

Lakers' Lin, Davis moving into starting lineup?


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(3/23/2015) The combo of guard Jeremy Lin and forward Ed Davis has been so effective coming off the bench that the Lakers may decide to move both players into the starting lineup, according to the Daily News

Lin scored a season-high 29 points and Davis garnered 11 rebounds and four blocks in Sunday's win over the 76ers, and have played well enough together that Lakers coach Byron Scott may have to juggle his rotation. 

"I'll consider it," Scott said. "It's something I'm thinking about. But I'll let you guys know soon."


Lakers guard Jeremy Lin scores 29 points in win Sunday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(3/23/2015) Lakers backup point guard Jeremy Lin scored a season-high 29 points on 10 of 16 shooting from the field, including 2 of 2 from 3-point range, in Los Angeles' 101-87 win over the 76ers Sunday.

Lin, who also went 7 of 8 from the free throw line, also pulled down five rebounds and dished out five assists in the contest. It was the third time this month Lin has scored over 20 points in a game.


Lakers guard Jeremy Lin (back) will be available Sunday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/22/2015) Despite dealing with back spasms, Lakers guard Jeremy Lin will be available to play in Sunday's game against the 76ers, reports the Los Angeles Daily News.

Lin was suffering from the back issue during Thursday's game and scored two points over 22 minutes.

The Lakers are 4 1/2-point favorites.


Lakers coach Byron Scott praises G Jeremy Lin for playing hurt


(3/20/2015) Despite being doubtful for Thursday's game due to back spasms, guard Jeremy Lin answered the bell and gave the Lakers 22 minutes in Thursday's loss, pleasing coach Byron Scott, per the L.A. Daily News.

“You have to give him credit,” Scott said. “I didn’t think he was going to play at all. He wanted to give it a go.”

Lakers trainer Gary Vitti was overheard praising Lin for fighting through his injury.

Lin suffered the back spasms as a result of a collision in Wednesday's practice.


Lakers' PG Jeremy Lin set to play Thursday vs. Jazz


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2015) Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin will play in Thursday's game against the Jazz, Lakers.com reports.

Lin's status was up in the air as the point guard dealt with back spasms prior to the game, but he was able to warm up and he'll participate in Thursday's game. Lin has averaged 10.9 points and 4.7 assists in 65 games in his first season with the Lakers.


Lakers G Jeremy Lin: 'I'm going to try' to play vs. Jazz


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin will attempt to play Thursday night against the Jazz, according to the Los Angeles Daily News. 

When asked if he will be give it a go, Lin replied, "I'm going to try."

Coach Byron Scott told reporters earlier Thursday night that Lin was experiencing back spasms and may not be able to participate. Lin is averaging 10.9 points and 4.7 assists per game.


Lakers' Byron Scott: Jeremy Lin may not play due to back spasms


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin's status for Thursday's game against the Jazz is in doubt due to back spasms, coach Byron Scott announced

Lin is averaging 10.9 points and 4.7 assists per game. 


Lakers guard Jeremy Lin dealing with wrist injury for 'weeks'


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(3/17/2015) Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin has played through a right wrist injury for "weeks," according to the Los Angeles Daily News.

Lin, who is averaging 10.9 points and 4.7 assists per game, is at odds with coach Byron Scott.

"It's a constant push and pull. Everything about the game is a balance," Lin said. "I can sit there and play safe and not have any turnovers. But that means I won’t be myself as a player. I won’t be making plays that I make. I drive to the rim and to the basket really hard and put my head down. The majority of the time, I feel like something good will happen. But there will be times it won’t. To some degree, you have to live with some of those risks."

Scott benched Lin in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game for an undisclosed defensive issue. 


Lakers' Byron Scott plans to start Jeremy Lin in last 10 games


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/15/2015) Lakers coach Byron Scott said guard Jeremy Lin will most likely start the team's final 10 games, reports the Los Angeles Daily News.

If Lin were to start, Scott would bring Jordan Clarkson off the bench. In 63 games, Lin is averaging 10.9 points and 4.7 assists.


Lakers clear Lin (thigh), Johnson (calf) to play Thursday vs. Knicks


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/12/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin and forward Wesley Johnson were able to make it through shootaround and will play in Thursday's game against the Knicks, reports the Los Angeles Daily News. Lin is dealing with a thigh issue, while Johnson is nursing a calf injury.

The Lakers are 6 1/2-point favorites.


Lakers expect Lin (thigh), Johnson (calf) to play Thursday vs. Knicks


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/11/2015) Despite being held out of practice Wednesday, Lakers guard Jeremy Lin and forward Wesley Johnson are expected to play in Thursday's game against the Knicks, reports the Los Angeles Daily News.

Lin is dealing with a thigh issue, but said he will be available to play Thursday. Johnson is nursing a calf injury and is expected to play.


Lakers' Jeremy Lin starting to gain more confidence in role


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(3/8/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin is averaging 15.5 points since the All-Star break and coach Byron Scott has noticed Lin's emergence, reports the Los Angeles Dailey News.

"He's more comfortable," Scott said. "He's not thinking so much out there."

Lin credited his recent success to more pick-and-roll opportunities.

"That's who I am," Lin said. "That's what allowed me to have success in the past. That's the reason why people are paying me money to play pick-and-roll."


Lakers guard Jeremy Lin scores 23 points in losing effort Tuesday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(3/3/2015) Lakers backup point guard Jeremy Lin scored a game-high 23 points on 9 of 16 shooting from the field, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, in Los Angeles' 104-103 loss to the Hornets Tuesday. 

Lin has been on a tear of late, averaging 19 points per game over the last three contests. He is also contributing in other ways, dishing out eight assists and grabbing six rebounds. He averaging 7.1 assists and 5.7 rebounds over his last three games.


Lakers' Scott: I'm really happy with Jeremy Lin's consistent effort


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/3/2015) Lakers coach Byron Scott told reporters he's impressed with point guard Jeremy Lin's effort on the floor as of late, according to the Orange County Register on Tuesday.

"I am really happy with the way he’s starting to show that consistent effort for every single night," Scott said. "He's playing the way I think he’s capable of playing."

Lin, who scored 20 points against the Thunder on Sunday, has averaged 17.0 points and 5.0 assists in five games, while shooting 50 percent from the field since the All-Star break. He's logged 27.8 minutes over that span.

"I'm being given the minutes and the spacing and the style of play," Lin said.


Lakers guard Jeremy Lin stuffs the stat sheet in Sunday's loss


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(3/1/2015) Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin scored a game-high 20 points on 7 of 14 shooting from the field and dished out eight assists in Los Angeles' 108-101 loss to the Thunder Sunday.

It was just Lin's second 20-plus point game in his last 25 games. He added six rebounds and three steals to his totals.


Scott: Jeremy Lin could return to Lakers starting lineup soon


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(2/27/2015) Lakers coach Byron Scott said guard Jeremy Lin could be making a return to the starting lineup within the next week.

Scott told InsideSoCal.com's Mark Medina that Lin could rejoin the starting lineup at shooting guard, with rookie Jordan Clarkson remaining at the point. 

Lin started at point guard for the first 20 games of the season, before Scott sent him to the bench. "He’s responded better off the bench," Scott said. 

Lin won't make his return to the starting lineup on Friday. Scott plans to start the same lineup as he has the past two games, with Lin coming off the bench. 


Lakers' Ronnie Price to miss 6 to 8 weeks following elbow surgery


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(2/25/2015) The Lakers announced Wednesday guard Ronnie Price underwent elbow surgery and will be out six to eight weeks.

The surgery removed bone spurs and bone chips from his right elbow. Price had been dealing with the discomfort in his elbow for more than a month.

Guards Jeremy Lin and Jordan Clarkson are expected to see their roles increased with Price out.


Lakers rule Nick Young (knee) out of Wednesday's game


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(2/25/2015) Lakers guard Nick Young has been ruled out of Wednesday's game at Utah, the team announced.

Young has been dealing a sore knee and coach Byron Scott said it's still bothering Young.

"Still a little sore, so he won't go [Wednesday]," Scott said. "Still a little swelling."

Guards Wayne Ellington and Jeremy Lin should see an increase in minutes with Young out.

The Lakers 10-point underdogs.


Lakers' Jeremy Lin leads the way on Sunday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(2/23/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin led the team with 25 points on Sunday against the Celtics.

Lin shot 10-15 from the field, including 1-3 from beyond the arc. He sunk four of his six free throws, leading the team in scoring. Lin also added six assists and one steal during the contest.