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Perhaps the most amazing stat of the night is Lin's 10 assists to only 1 turnover...how did THAT happen?

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but he got torched by ebled. and im sure he could have had 4 or 5 to's but he was bailed out with bs fouls called.

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bullterrierclipsfan1349 wrote:
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Perhaps the most amazing stat of the night is Lin's 10 assists to only 1 turnover...how did THAT happen?

but he got torched by ebled. and im sure he could have had 4 or 5 to's but he was bailed out with bs fouls called.

Or maybe because he's actually good? You guys need to quit hating like bitter Knicks fans (actually bringing up hypothetical situations for how Lin could get 4-5 TOs? LOL). What has Lin done to warrant this? he's literally a saint compared to 90% of today's players

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Perhaps the most amazing stat of the night is Lin's 10 assists to only 1 turnover...how did THAT happen?

but he got torched by ebled. and im sure he could have had 4 or 5 to's but he was bailed out with bs fouls called.

Or maybe because he's actually good? You guys need to quit hating like bitter Knicks fans (actually bringing up hypothetical situations for how Lin could get 4-5 TOs? LOL). What has Lin done to warrant this? he's literally a saint compared to 90% of today's players

hes solid at best. no one is questioning the guy being solid, but to be right behind cp3 in the all star balloting, ahead of westbrook, parker, even steph curry is ridiculous. it wasnt hypothetical situations bro, it actually happened. so before u come on here to defend lin, watch the game first.

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Or maybe because he's actually good? You guys need to quit hating like bitter Knicks fans (actually bringing up hypothetical situations for how Lin could get 4-5 TOs? LOL). What has Lin done to warrant this? he's literally a saint compared to 90% of today's players

hes solid at best. no one is questioning the guy being solid, but to be right behind cp3 in the all star balloting, ahead of westbrook, parker, even steph curry is ridiculous. it wasnt hypothetical situations bro, it actually happened. so before u come on here to defend lin, watch the game first.

So it's fair to take aim at Lin just because he gets unfair votes for an All Star Game? hahah, wow. I watched the game, bro, it looks like you were watching Lin a bit too closely with hater goggles. If you have that kind of bias towards most young players in the league, you can find thousands of flaws too that "almost" happened. My overall point is, the criticism and ridicule aimed towards Lin from general basketball fans is quite absurd. He's in his third year on a new team and a completely new system, coming off a knee injury, and still puts up decent numbers, and had an insane run last year, bringing back the Knicks by himself, and people just want to look at his flaws. The world is right

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Or maybe because he's actually good? You guys need to quit hating like bitter Knicks fans (actually bringing up hypothetical situations for how Lin could get 4-5 TOs? LOL). What has Lin done to warrant this? he's literally a saint compared to 90% of today's players

hes solid at best. no one is questioning the guy being solid, but to be right behind cp3 in the all star balloting, ahead of westbrook, parker, even steph curry is ridiculous. it wasnt hypothetical situations bro, it actually happened. so before u come on here to defend lin, watch the game first.

So it's fair to take aim at Lin just because he gets unfair votes for an All Star Game? hahah, wow. I watched the game, bro, it looks like you were watching Lin a bit too closely with hater goggles. If you have that kind of bias towards most young players in the league, you can find thousands of flaws too that "almost" happened. My overall point is, the criticism and ridicule aimed towards Lin from general basketball fans is quite absurd. He's in his third year on a new team and a completely new system, coming off a knee injury, and still puts up decent numbers, and had an insane run last year, bringing back the Knicks by himself, and people just want to look at his flaws. The world is right

Yeah it's fair, why should CP3 have to work his ass off to lead a team to a top NBA record and get shut out by an under achieving PG who wouldn't even make the rising stars game if it wasn't for his popularity. Jeremy Lin had a GREAT week last year called Linsanity, guess what CP3 got Western Conference player of the month twice in the last 3 months and is atop the MVP ladder.

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Or maybe because he's actually good? You guys need to quit hating like bitter Knicks fans (actually bringing up hypothetical situations for how Lin could get 4-5 TOs? LOL). What has Lin done to warrant this? he's literally a saint compared to 90% of today's players

hes solid at best. no one is questioning the guy being solid, but to be right behind cp3 in the all star balloting, ahead of westbrook, parker, even steph curry is ridiculous. it wasnt hypothetical situations bro, it actually happened. so before u come on here to defend lin, watch the game first.

So it's fair to take aim at Lin just because he gets unfair votes for an All Star Game? hahah, wow. I watched the game, bro, it looks like you were watching Lin a bit too closely with hater goggles. If you have that kind of bias towards most young players in the league, you can find thousands of flaws too that "almost" happened. My overall point is, the criticism and ridicule aimed towards Lin from general basketball fans is quite absurd. He's in his third year on a new team and a completely new system, coming off a knee injury, and still puts up decent numbers, and had an insane run last year, bringing back the Knicks by himself, and people just want to look at his flaws. The world is right

Damn, dude... you sound a little Lin-fatuated. Bullterrier had it right when he said "solid at best"... Nobody's hating, but for him to be ahead of Harden, Westbrook and Parker is flat-out stupid.

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Or maybe because he's actually good? You guys need to quit hating like bitter Knicks fans (actually bringing up hypothetical situations for how Lin could get 4-5 TOs? LOL). What has Lin done to warrant this? he's literally a saint compared to 90% of today's players

hes solid at best. no one is questioning the guy being solid, but to be right behind cp3 in the all star balloting, ahead of westbrook, parker, even steph curry is ridiculous. it wasnt hypothetical situations bro, it actually happened. so before u come on here to defend lin, watch the game first.

So it's fair to take aim at Lin just because he gets unfair votes for an All Star Game? hahah, wow. I watched the game, bro, it looks like you were watching Lin a bit too closely with hater goggles. If you have that kind of bias towards most young players in the league, you can find thousands of flaws too that "almost" happened. My overall point is, the criticism and ridicule aimed towards Lin from general basketball fans is quite absurd. He's in his third year on a new team and a completely new system, coming off a knee injury, and still puts up decent numbers, and had an insane run last year, bringing back the Knicks by himself, and people just want to look at his flaws. The world is right

Basing your opinion of him as a player from a nice string of games he put together last season(he was playing amazing, but it was a 1 in a million kind of thing) and failing to realize he's solid at best.... ye the world is right.

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The backlash that Lin experiences from NBA fans is not unlike what BG gets. Both have incredible amounts of hype heaped upon them that are almost impossible to live up to, are really young and developing (which is often forgotten), and have certain bball skills that go unappreciated. Granted, BG is more of a consistent force and attained more success in his career so far.

I like Lin (absolutely admire his story) and think that he is an average starting PG in the league. That is pretty damn good considering the odds he overcame to make it.

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LobUniverse wrote:
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Or maybe because he's actually good? You guys need to quit hating like bitter Knicks fans (actually bringing up hypothetical situations for how Lin could get 4-5 TOs? LOL). What has Lin done to warrant this? he's literally a saint compared to 90% of today's players

hes solid at best. no one is questioning the guy being solid, but to be right behind cp3 in the all star balloting, ahead of westbrook, parker, even steph curry is ridiculous. it wasnt hypothetical situations bro, it actually happened. so before u come on here to defend lin, watch the game first.

So it's fair to take aim at Lin just because he gets unfair votes for an All Star Game? hahah, wow. I watched the game, bro, it looks like you were watching Lin a bit too closely with hater goggles. If you have that kind of bias towards most young players in the league, you can find thousands of flaws too that "almost" happened. My overall point is, the criticism and ridicule aimed towards Lin from general basketball fans is quite absurd. He's in his third year on a new team and a completely new system, coming off a knee injury, and still puts up decent numbers, and had an insane run last year, bringing back the Knicks by himself, and people just want to look at his flaws. The world is right

so i took shots at lin for giving him credit for being a solid player? ok someone might be a little linsane. all joking aside, the guy is solid. however, no way in hell hes in the league of parker, westbrook, and curry. i can name all the pg's that are better than him and its not hate its the truth. ill start my count.

1.cp3 2. rondo. 3. dwill. 4. westbrook. 5. george hill. 6. curry. 7. parker. 8. nash. 9. jameer nelson. 10. jrue holiday. 11. irving. 12. jarrett jack. 13. calderon. 14. lowry. 15. bledsoe. 16. wall. 17. lillard. 18. conley jr. 19. jennings. 20. greivis vasquez. 21. jeff teague. 22. drose. 23. kirk hinrich. im sure im forgetting some more, but thats not saying he is not solid. hell, he does some things better, like shoot better than some of the pg's i mentioned. but hes not the great pg u think he is. ill admit, i thought he actually took care of the ball tonight. however, he is averaging close to 3.1 turnovers per game. shooting only 28 percent from 3. so maybe i based my opinion of lin on that. but like ohMEohMy said, his story is inspiring. hell, if baron davis, steve francis, stephon marbury could have had the humility, drive and embraced hard work like lin, instead of coasting on their abilities, they would have had HOF careers. at least lin is in the NBA. they are not.

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Kirk Hinrich better than Lin o.o? Thats crazy talk. Hinrich has been bad for quite some time now. Agree with the rest. Lin is what he is. He is a decent PG in league loaded with solid and good PGs. The amount of depth at the PG position in this league is absurd. He will get better. There are a lot of flaws that he has that don't take all that long to improve like his 3 point shooting.

Nevertheless, I am Chinese and I hope he never sniffs the ASG and I am saying this as a Knicks fan that saw Linsanity in action to boot. Unless of course he gets A LOT better. He is inconsistent as heck. I think he had 38 points against the Spurs not too long ago. Then like 5 points against the Raptors? lol

It is absolutely appalling that a player that is average at his position can get into the ASG based on popularity alone and possibly over the best PG in the league.

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I like Lin's game. I just thought it was ironic because he still turns the ball over a lot and we're the number 1 team at forcing turnovers...yet he only had one turnover. Strange. But we won and that's awesome.

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hes solid at best. no one is questioning the guy being solid, but to be right behind cp3 in the all star balloting, ahead of westbrook, parker, even steph curry is ridiculous. it wasnt hypothetical situations bro, it actually happened. so before u come on here to defend lin, watch the game first.

Yeah it's fair, why should CP3 have to work his ass off to lead a team to a top NBA record and get shut out by an under achieving PG who wouldn't even make the rising stars game if it wasn't for his popularity. Jeremy Lin had a GREAT week last year called Linsanity, guess what CP3 got Western Conference player of the month twice in the last 3 months and is atop the MVP ladder.

Hmm, apparently, you didn't read my post well enough. Of course I agree CP should be way ahead in the all star voting over Lin. But why are you guys directing ignorant criticism towards the guy on something that he can't control? We all know fans will vote a certain way and that's how it'll always be. Under achieving PG? LOL, he wasn't even drafted, and was benched his whole career until the Knicks lost all their PGs to injury. He wouldn't have made the rising stars game without his popularity? Gold! A week of Linsanity? Please look up his game log from last year and tell me if that's a week in your mind. And in conclusion, i'm not comparing Lin to CP, that's just dumb. But pointing out wild criticisms that didn't even happen in the houston game on a guy who would donate half his money to church, is just a little bit douchey to me. Sorry

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Nice pun work there. On par with all the creativity out there along with ESPN anchors. And once again, (i can't believe you guys didn't understand my point), i'm not talking about the all-star voting, i'm talking about biased comments aimed towards Lin, such as him "almost" committing 4-5 turnovers. Seriously, who makes statements like that? One could also say in a game Blake makes 4 jumpshots that "Blake almost missed all his jumpshots because 2 of them had some lucky bounces or rolls to them". As Clippers fans, we should understand these wrongful criticisms more than any other fan base (because of the stuff directed towards Blake, flopping, etc)

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Haha, when did I claim Lin was better than solid? Check again. And I don't believe it was a 1 in a million kind of thing due to luck. That would be dumb to assume. Him playing like that obviously proves his skill, athleticism, etc. You can't just throw in any D leaguer (or any non all star or borderline all star player, for that matter) out there on the court and expect luck to allow one of them to produce those kind of historic numbers and lead a crappy team to the playoffs. That took obvious skill for the game. And he's doing "solid" right now on his new team.

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Exactly what I think. and he can always improve and get closer to what he accomplished in NY down the line.

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No, the "shot" i was talking about was that "would've been 4-5 TOs comment". No one's saying he's better than those guys you mentioned, outside of a few subjective ones (Hinrich? haha awesome). And you don't seem to know Lin that well judging by your analysis of him. He's an average shooter to below average shooter for a starting PG. He's an above average slasher and distributor. He is turnover prone, but as shown last year, he was still able to lead his team to victories even with that flaw. And yes, i agree with your other points on his extremely hard work and dedication. Which is why I give him so much props. Many other players are lazy, rely on natural talent and athleticism, etc.

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Yep, but it just proved that Lin's not too shabby after all. He put up a double double against Bledsoe and the Clips. I mean, bled was supposed to shut him down and cause 5-6 TOs right?

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LobUniverse you need to relax geez.

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LobUniverse wrote:
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I like Lin's game. I just thought it was ironic because he still turns the ball over a lot and we're the number 1 team at forcing turnovers...yet he only had one turnover. Strange. But we won and that's awesome.

Yep, but it just proved that Lin's not too shabby after all. He put up a double double against Bledsoe and the Clips. I mean, bled was supposed to shut him down and cause 5-6 TOs right?

Lin sucks. That was the most invisible double double I've ever seen. I remember one of his assists, I think it was to Greg Smith under the basket. The other 9 were from forcing the ball to Harden three feet behind the 3point line and then clearing out as Harden hits miracle shots.

And Bled as well as most of our wings at different times just simply victimized his defense. He's weak slow and skinny. He got lucky getting that money.

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Basing your opinion of him as a player from a nice string of games he put together last season(he was playing amazing, but it was a 1 in a million kind of thing) and failing to realize he's solid at best.... ye the world is right.

Haha, when did I claim Lin was better than solid? Check again. And I don't believe it was a 1 in a million kind of thing due to luck. That would be dumb to assume. Him playing like that obviously proves his skill, athleticism, etc. You can't just throw in any D leaguer (or any non all star or borderline all star player, for that matter) out there on the court and expect luck to allow one of them to produce those kind of historic numbers and lead a crappy team to the playoffs. That took obvious skill for the game. And he's doing "solid" right now on his new team.

i never said it was luck that made him make those shots and all that. I said it was a 1 in a million thing that anyone could string together games like that. he obviously has skill to play in the nba, but bringing the knicks back from the brink is really gonna be an excuse to as why he's a good player? chances are if that entire situation happened again (knicks sucking with lin getting playing time), lin wouldn't be able to do the same thing again. why would we assume that he could?

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hinrich is more than solid. the guy is doing a very good job leading the bulls. doesnt turn the ball over like lin. defends well, shoots well. i could replace hinrich with nate robinson and u cant tell me nate robinson is better than lin. hell ill put the guy who has torched lin and locked him down, mario chalmers on that list as well. and i agree , lin is inconsistent. has a great game, then has a clunker. hes solid. nothing more. if thats hating, then thats hating i guess. and when i said he could have had 4 to 5 to's it is true. fouls were called on ebled and hill when they legitimately stole the ball or blocked his shot, but bs fouls were indeed called. i call it like i see it.

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No Hinrich is horrendous. He has been a very bad PG for the past few seasons. You want proof? Look at how he has done statistically. He may have a decent assist to turnover ratio but his scoring efficiency is beyond abysmal. He makes Monta Chucker Ellis seem like an efficient scorer. I don't really like PER as a metric but he has a PER of 10 or under the last three seasons. His defense is also worse than Lin's defense. I have watched both players enough to know how good they are defensively and in terms of defensive rating Lin is an average/slightly net positive defender while Hinrich is bad. Just bad and its not really debatable. His defensive rating has always been higher than his team's defense rating.

Mario Chalmers is also handily worse than Lin. Puts up inferior numbers on a team where he has all the open shots in the world due to having LBJ, Wade, and Bosh on his team. He is also more inconsistent than even Lin. As for Chalmers locking down Lin. That is pretty much a myth. It was the Heat's team defense as a whole that locked him down. Very rarely do people play 1 on 1 lockdown defense anymore. Its not a very good way for a team to play defense.

As for Nate Robinson. I agree he is better than Lin at this point.

Lin is a solid PG with upside lets leave it at that. I don't really feel like talking about him anymore. lol

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I like Lin's game. I just thought it was ironic because he still turns the ball over a lot and we're the number 1 team at forcing turnovers...yet he only had one turnover. Strange. But we won and that's awesome.

Yep, but it just proved that Lin's not too shabby after all. He put up a double double against Bledsoe and the Clips. I mean, bled was supposed to shut him down and cause 5-6 TOs right?

Lin sucks. That was the most invisible double double I've ever seen. I remember one of his assists, I think it was to Greg Smith under the basket. The other 9 were from forcing the ball to Harden three feet behind the 3point line and then clearing out as Harden hits miracle shots.

And Bled as well as most of our wings at different times just simply victimized his defense. He's weak slow and skinny. He got lucky getting that money.

Your analysis belongs in the Bleacher Report, unfortunately. If Lin sucks, then all solid players in the league are considered, by your handy definition, to be quite sucky. So Lin is the only guy Bledsoe has put up good numbers against? What about the Spurs and Grizzlies in the playoffs last year? I guess Parker and Co. suck harder, since Bled went off even moreso. And I guess that tough Grizzlies defense was actually just suck-ish, since Bledsoe showed them what's up. Hahaha, this is so laughable. Sorry. Lin is weak, slow and skinny? Sounds like you're just doing some good old fashioned stereotyping. Lin is a known slasher who finishes around the rim taking contact from the biggest brutes in the NBA. If by lucky, you mean he put up historical numbers on a Knicks team that was going nowhere, then yeah, he's a straight up 4 leaf clover.

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You're saying it's luck that he strung those games together basically. No amount of luck in the world could make that happen. Maybe in a fairytale or in Space Jam, but not in the frickin NBA, where the best of the best play. I don't even see freaks of nature like Nate Robinson ever pull something like that off. LOL, yes, he led the Anthony-less Knicks to win after win, and that mean's he's NOT a good player? My goodness, this guy has to move mountains just for people to say that he walked over a hill. And you have to resort to hypotheticals to try to justify that Lin couldn't do it again. If he already did it 1 out of 1 times, then that's a 100% success rate. He did very well in that system, and if he stayed in NY with the talent around him, he would've continued to flourish. He will now have to rediscover it in this new Rockets system.

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I'm trying to imagine Hinrich put up those Linsanity numbers of yesteryear, and all that's happening is laughter in my head. Hinrich is garbage and is suitable only for backup duty. Nate Robinson? Don't make me laugh. He's an extremely streaky and inconsistent player with little impact for his team unless he's just hot. Once again, hypotheticals are dumb. Apparently Lin is the only player in the league whom people keep a stat for "almost a turnover". What about "almost missed jumpshot"? I guess that's not catchy enough.

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I can't have a sports argument online? Sorry man.

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i never said it was luck that made him make those shots and all that. I said it was a 1 in a million thing that anyone could string together games like that. he obviously has skill to play in the nba, but bringing the knicks back from the brink is really gonna be an excuse to as why he's a good player? chances are if that entire situation happened again (knicks sucking with lin getting playing time), lin wouldn't be able to do the same thing again. why would we assume that he could?

You're saying it's luck that he strung those games together basically. No amount of luck in the world could make that happen. Maybe in a fairytale or in Space Jam, but not in the frickin NBA, where the best of the best play. I don't even see freaks of nature like Nate Robinson ever pull something like that off. LOL, yes, he led the Anthony-less Knicks to win after win, and that mean's he's NOT a good player? My goodness, this guy has to move mountains just for people to say that he walked over a hill. And you have to resort to hypotheticals to try to justify that Lin couldn't do it again. If he already did it 1 out of 1 times, then that's a 100% success rate. He did very well in that system, and if he stayed in NY with the talent around him, he would've continued to flourish. He will now have to rediscover it in this new Rockets system.

basically, you're saying he'd be able to do it again. that's ridiculous. 1 out of 1 time? so if somebody puts up a triple double their first game and retire afterwards, they're a triple double machine cause they've done it 1 out of 1 times? that's why you can't base Lin as a player from that streak he had, it just wouldn't make sense to do so. It was a hot streak.

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hinrich is more than solid. the guy is doing a very good job leading the bulls. doesnt turn the ball over like lin. defends well, shoots well. i could replace hinrich with nate robinson and u cant tell me nate robinson is better than lin. hell ill put the guy who has torched lin and locked him down, mario chalmers on that list as well. and i agree , lin is inconsistent. has a great game, then has a clunker. hes solid. nothing more. if thats hating, then thats hating i guess. and when i said he could have had 4 to 5 to's it is true. fouls were called on ebled and hill when they legitimately stole the ball or blocked his shot, but bs fouls were indeed called. i call it like i see it.

I'm trying to imagine Hinrich put up those Linsanity numbers of yesteryear, and all that's happening is laughter in my head. Hinrich is garbage and is suitable only for backup duty. Nate Robinson? Don't make me laugh. He's an extremely streaky and inconsistent player with little impact for his team unless he's just hot. Once again, hypotheticals are dumb. Apparently Lin is the only player in the league whom people keep a stat for "almost a turnover". What about "almost missed jumpshot"? I guess that's not catchy enough.

lmao. damn what is your infatuation with lin. did he cure you of an ailment or something. damn. lin is almost the same as robinson. hes streaky as well. however, u make it seem like lin won the rookie of the year and mvp last season. he did go on a hot streak. one of the best stretches in nba history. no one is disputing that. but he was streaky as well. but to u thats a hypothetical situation as well. smh. you know whats dumb? thinking lin is not overrated. he is. sorry to break it to u. but hes solid at best. but thats a hypothetical situation as well, right? sorry if u dont like the truth about lin, thats on u. but to come on here trying to call us haters when we make the point that lin is just solid, without any putdowns or any bs just cuz u have an infatuation with lin, is ridiculous.

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Dang some Hating going on in here. So this is what other teams forum sound like when they talk about Blake Griffin. How everyone says Blake is just all hypr amd cannot shoot amd doesnt deserve to be an allstar starter. You guys should be the most understanding fanbase of all fanbase of what Lin has to deal with. The hype. This is only his real second season. Last season wasnt even a full season. He is developing just like Blake. He shows glimps of being a good pg. You have guys in the league who have been playing a lot longer and cant put up some of his numbers.Once he gets a jumper, he could be a very decent player to being pretty good pg. I wish there were more players like him, educated, good head on shoulder, isnt about himself nomatter the hype he gets, but about his team. Doesnt talk trash. You cant blame the kid for getting allstar votes, because people in china gets to vote.

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^ hating is someone who says others are hating because they dont agree with someone's assessment of a player. no one is saying hes not solid. he is. may develop into an above average pg. but to act like lin is a star in this league is ridiculous. hes a popular player. he had a great run. hes an inspiring player who overcame a lot to stay in this league. but to try to compare lin to griffin just because people say griffin is all hype is ridiculous. his numbers speak for themselves. two consecutive years of 20 and 10. this season he ranks only behind lebron and duncan regarding efficiency ratings for all power forwards. he didnt put up those numbers in a month's stretch like lin did. furthermore, no one is disputing that lin is a great person. he is. humble, educated and doesnt talk trash.

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I never said Lin was a star, and i never compared Lin to Griffin on talent or basketball skills, im reffering to hype. Griffin is by far the better player, but as some people here said they think he is better than KLove. Just plain homerism. From other peoples Fan base they think Blake is mostly all hype. Lin practically turned the Knicks around last season and took them to the playoff, I don't recall Griffin doing that until CP3 got here. You can't say what he did was all luck last season, having a run like that for about a month, isn't luck. Dude was dishing out 10+ assist almost every other game. Name me one a pg who isn't a superstar or elite pg that can do that, while still scoring 20-25 plus points.

Not saying he is an allstar or superstar, not even close. He is just a decent Pg at the moment who could become a pretty good pg once he gets a shot. i've seen guys saying he sucks, really? Or pissed because he was getting all those allstar votes, can't hate on a dude if he can't control that. Blame that on the NBA for allowing china to vote. I see people hating on him all the time, on chat boards, espn comments, because he getting paid for all that money for a short stint of runs. I'm not gonna hate on anyone making all they can. Get what you can. He shouldn't live up to anyone expectations but his own.

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