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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%: 79/41 | Average Draft Position: 71.74
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PG Jeremy Lin not ruling out sticking with Lakers


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/14/2015) Veteran guard Jeremy Lin expressed a desire to return to the Lakers on Tuesday after meeting with general manager Mitch Kupchak and coach Byron Scott.

"Yeah, that would be great," Lin told the Los Angeles Times. "There's so much that needs to happen, but that's definitely an option for me."

Lin, whose season ended a week ago after he sustained a knee injury, said he was upset at first when Scott removed him from the starting lineup, but added that his outlook has changed. He finished his season averaging 11.2 points and 4.6 assists in 74 games, including 44 off the bench.

"I think we made a lot of progress," he said. "I feel like they learned a lot about me and we were able to grow and improve."

Lin is slated for free agency in the offseason after earning $14.9 million this year.


Jeremy Lin says he's open to returning to Lakers next season


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(4/14/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin can become a free agent after the season and said he's keeping an open mind in terms of returning to the Lakers, the team announced.

Lin said he wants to play for a team where he knows he would fit into the team's system, reports the Los Angeles Daily News.

"The biggest thing for me is to make a good decision on where I want to be and where would fit well for me," he said.

Lin is currently dealing with a knee issue, which ended his season prematurely. He said he won't need a procedure on the knee and he has been able to start running and cutting on the knee.

"It feels great," he said. "We got all the swelling out." 


Lakers G Jeremy Lin (knee) finished for season


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(4/12/2015) Lakers coach Byron Scott said guard Jeremy Lin (knee) will be shut down for the remainder of the season, the team has announced.

Lin, who hasn't played since April 7, had been downgraded to doubtful for Sunday's game against the Mavericks.

Lakers don't think Jeremy Lin will play on Sunday


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(4/12/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin has been downgraded to doubtful for Sunday's game against the Mavericks. 

Head coach Byron Scott said he didn't think Lin would play, per the L.A. Daily News.

Lin has missed the last two games with a left knee injury. The Lakers are five and a half point underdogs at home. 


No practice for Lakers G Jeremy Lin (knee), Sunday still questionable


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(4/11/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin (knee) did not practice Saturday and his status for Sunday's game against the Mavericks remains questionable, reports the Los Angeles Daily News.

Lin, who's missed the Lakers' last two games, recently had an MRI that revealed no new damage to the knee.

The Lakers are 7.5-point underdogs against the Mavs.

MRI reveals no damage to knee of Lakers guard Jeremy Lin


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(4/10/2015) An MRI revealed no new damage or injury to the left knee of Lakers guard Jeremy Lin on Friday, according to the team's official website.

Lin was experiencing soreness in his left knee, which he also had surgery on in 2012 to repair a torn meniscus.

He'll be reevaluated in the hopes of playing in the team's final three games. He has already been ruled out of Friday's contest.


Lakers guard Jeremy Lin (knee) will not play Friday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(4/10/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin has been ruled out of Friday's game against the Timberwolves, the team announced.

Lin recently underwent an MRI on his left knee and the team is still waiting for the results, reports the Los Angeles Daily News.

The sore left knee caused Lin to miss Wednesday's game as well. Guard Jabari Brown will start in place of Lin.

The Lakers are 5-point favorites.


Report: Lakers guard Jeremy Lin to undergo MRI on knee


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(4/9/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin is scheduled to undergo an MRI on his left knee Thursday, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Lin had surgery to repair a torn meniscus on the same knee in 2012. Lin is considered questionable for Friday's game against the Timberwolves, reports the Los Angeles Daily News.


Lakers clear Jeremy Lin (illness) to play Wednesday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(4/1/2015) Lakers guard Jeremy Lin will start Wednesday's game against the Pelicans, the team announced.

Lin has missed the last two games with upper respiratory infection. In 70 games, Lin is averaging 11.4 points and 4.7 assists.

The Lakers are 8-point underdogs.


Lakers think Jeremy Lin will play Wednesday


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(3/31/2015) Lakers coach Byron Scott said he thinks Jeremy Lin will return to the court for Wednesday's game against the Pelicans. 

Lin has missed the last two games with an upper respiratory infection. 

"I don’t think it’s serious. I think he’s just drained," Scott said, per the Los Angeles Daily News. "He played a couple of games he probably shouldn’t have played. But he wanted to give it a go."


Lakers coach Byron Scott thinks G Jeremy Lin will play Wednesday


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(3/31/2015) Lakers coach Byron Scott said he thinks guard Jeremy Lin (upper respiratory infection) will play Wednesday against the Pelicans, according to the Los Angeles Daily News.

“I don’t think it’s serious. I think he’s just drained,” said Scott. “He played a couple of games he probably shouldn’t have played. But he wanted to give it a go.”

Lin missed the last two games with the illness.

Lakers G Jeremy Lin, Carlos Boozer both out for Monday


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(3/30/2015) 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


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(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


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(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.