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Jeremy Lin: The NBA has given up on me.

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by rockets13champs, Jul 28, 2019.

  1. Xerobull

    Xerobull Salve Dicit Mater Tua
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    Millionaire NBA champion with a very lucrative demographic that will probably net him endorsements for the rest of his life.

     
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    It was a motivational speech. To pick out bits where he is expressing vulnerability and put him down for it just misses the point. He says in the very same speech that despite the feeling of being at rock bottom, he is not going to use that as an excuse to give up.
     
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    He had one of the best stories in NBA history and he's tarnishing that with all these "boo hoo" stories.
    You went undrafted, got thrown into the spot light, became a national story, got a huge contract, got sponsorships, and even got a ring but now all we'll remember are these whiny stories of how the NBA gave up on him. Instead of being an inspiration for the underdog he became the embodiment for the entitled.

    I think the greatest thing that was missed in Lin's career was that he could of completely changed the way Asian basketball players are looked/evaluated at but it's turned into a giant self pity party.
     
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    He needs his buddy Chandler in these trying times.
     
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    Jeremy Lin Turns Down CSKA In Hopes Of Finding NBA Deal

    Jeremy Lin and CSKA Moscow have broken off negotiations on a contract.

    Lin is not interested in signing in Europe at least for now.

    Lin continues to seek an NBA contract after finishing the 18-19 season with the Toronto Raptors.

    Emiliano Carchia speculates Lin could possibly sign in China if he doesn't receive an NBA offer.
     
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    Tearful CSKA Moscow: THE JEREMY LIN HAS GIVEN UP ON US!
     
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    If he's Harvard-smart, he would take a deal in China with Yao's team in Shanghai. That marketing and media bonanza would be very financially rewarding for both parties. Of course, him thinking he's still an NBA-caliber player questions the Harvard-smart part.
     
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    Dude needs a dose of reality. He is only 30 with his health intact if he is in better shape a lot of people on planet earth, good looking,rich... dude you have a Harvard degree go and turn you’re 65 million into a 100 million enjoy you’re life.

    People are dying of all sorts terminal diseases or live in poverty soJeremy get some perspective brother.
     
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    probably not but more so than this... Ron Harper was a much better player than Jeremy Lin ever was (other than the brief Linsanity period)
     
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    Lol like he cares about other people
    He’s been switching teams and telling his core fans to pray for raptors to win the title or pray for
    him cause he gets benched.
    It’s not an nba team won’t sign him.
    It’s that he’s demand a premium he doesn’t deserve. He made $13 million last year . He’s going to find the minimum as an insult
     
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    Oh boo freaking who...guy is a total scrub and made over $60 million. Stop crying you little bitch!
     
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    Its no guarantee you make bank when you graduate Harvard especially 50 million.
     
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    This is where Lin went to high school in Palo Alto, CA.



    @Reeko @Os Trigonum

    Life was super hard for Lin.

    Palo Alto High
    Harvard
    the NBA

    Congrats to Lin on how he can convince his followers that his life was really hard

    This must be rock bottom compared to getting Ebola in a village in the Congo
    @persian hoopa
     
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    He constantly talked about how race is the reason he wasn't picked and all that during his top days too. It becomes a bit unbearable after a while, lots of players have great talent that doesn't get lots of minutes at the NBA level, and many many NBA level players have the potential to pull off a hot stretch.
     
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    The guy went on a hot streak because he wasn't in the opposing team's defensive scheme. Even then his suspect non-NBA guard ball handling and non-shooting really pushed him out of the league....

     
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    Overall he had a good career. He made millions, cemented his name in NBA forklore forever, and he won a championship. Like, literally no one will forget about Linsanity. He was truly the first "average" height East Asian basketball player to make it big in the NBA. I think people were unfairly tough on him while he played, but he got his ring while many of those throwing shade (Carmelo, etc.) don't have one.

    Jeremy Lin definitely has a coaching future if he wants it. He'll probably get a few more shots to make a roster closer to the season though.
     
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    Nate Robinson wants to team up in Big 3!
     
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    Lelz, there is no Yao's team, it is Yao's former team, he has sold or moved his shares.
     
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    did not know that.
     
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