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Jeremy Lin pledges up to $1 million to coronavirus battle

Apr 14, 2020 - 10:59 AM

After calling out Trump, 'Linsanity' Jeremy Lin donates to coronavirus relief efforts

LINSANITY. Jeremy Lin continues to be hero off the court despite the racist attacks against the Chinese. Photo from Instagram (@jlin7)

Jeremy Lin rips Trump for 'empowering' racism with Chinese virus term

Mar 20, 2020 - 12:57 PM

Former Knicks star Jeremy Lin blasts US President Donald Trump for calling the coronavirus a 'Chinese virus'

TORONTO, ON - MAY 07: Jeremy Lin #17 of the Toronto Raptors shoots the ball as T.J. McConnell #12 of the Philadelphia 76ers defends in the second half during Game Five of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Scotiabank Arena on May 7, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

Jeremy Lin says playing for China 'always on my radar'

Sep 26, 2019 - 8:58 PM

After winning an NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors, Jeremy Lin turns his focus on leading the Beijing Shougang Ducks in the Chinese pro league

FRESH START. Former NBA player Jeremy Lin graces the introductory press conference held by his new team Beijing Shougang Ducks. Photo by STR/ AFP/China Out

NBA star Jeremy Lin heads to China

Aug 27, 2019 - 9:33 PM

Jeremy Lin is set to reinforce the Beijing Shougang Ducks in the China Basketball Association league

LINSANITY. Jeremy Lin is the first Asian-American to win an NBA title. Photo from Instagram (@jlin7)

'Linsanity’ star Jeremy Lin in tears as he hits ‘rock bottom’

Jul 30, 2019 - 5:05 PM

'Free agency has been tough because I feel like in some ways the NBA has kind of given up on me,' says veteran Jeremy Lin

LINSANITY. Jeremy Lin breaks down in tears because of free agency frustrations. Photo from Instagram (@jlin7)

Jeremy Lin expected to join Raptors for playoff push

Feb 12, 2019 - 11:12 AM

Jeremy Lin is best known for his 'Lin-sanity' run of success with New York in 2012

LIN-SANITY. Star point guard Jeremy Lin is slated to reinforce the Toronto Raptors to push their playoff chances. Photo from Jeremy Lin's Instagram

Isaiah Thomas inks deal with Nuggets, Jeremy Lin joins Hawks

Jul 13, 2018 - 1:05 PM

The former Los Angeles Lakers guard Thomas signs a one-year $2.3 million deal with the Nuggets

Jeremy Lin will miss remainder of season with ruptured patella

Oct 20, 2017 - 1:19 AM

Jeremy Lin is expected to miss the rest of the 2017-18 season

SIDELINED. Jeremy Lin's season ends before the final buzzer of their first game. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Jeremy Lin breaks into tears after injuring knee in Nets loss

Oct 19, 2017 - 2:07 PM

Jeremy Lin suffers a severe right knee injury in Brooklyn's loss to the Indiana Pacers

HEARTBREAKER. "I'm done man, I'm done," Jeremy Lin was reported to have said after going down clutching his right knee. Screenshot from Youtube

Jeremy Lin accused of cultural appropriation by Kenyon Martin for dreadlocks hairdo

Oct 06, 2017 - 2:25 PM

'Do I need to remind this damn boy that his last name Lin?' says Kenyon Martin in a racially overtoned rebuke

DREADLOCKED. After being told 'You want to be black' by Kenyon Martin for wearing dreadlocks, Jeremy Lin reminds K-Mart that he has Chinese tattoos. Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images/AFP

Nets blow out 76ers for third straight win

Apr 05, 2017 - 5:04 PM

The Brooklyn Nets claim their first 3 game winning streak of what has been a less than memorable season

BLOWOUT. Jeremy Lin posts 16 points to match the 16 of teammate Brook Lopez in a blowout victory. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Jeremy Lin suffers ankle sprain in Nets loss to Mavs

Mar 20, 2017 - 3:17 AM

Jeremy Lin plays just 7 minutes before limping back to the bench

FLOORED. Jeremy Lin rode a stationary bike behind the bench to test out his hurt ankle before being ruled out for the rest of the game. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Nets star Jeremy Lin faces new injury setback

Jan 24, 2017 - 12:22 PM

Lin suffered an injury on November 2 which left him sidelined for 17 games until he returned on December 12 However strained his hamstring again two weeks later

AGGRAVATED INJURY. Brooklyn Nets star Jeremy Lin could be sidelined for up to 5 more weeks after aggravating a hamstring injury. File Photo by Michael Reaves / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Joel Embiid has career night as 76ers beat Nets

Dec 19, 2016 - 11:29 AM

Joel Embiid scores 33 points grabs 10 rebounds and blocks 3 shots as the 76ers snap an 8 game home losing streak

THE PROCESS. Sixers fans were worried after Joel Embiid was seen rubbing his knee, but called it "nothing." File photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images/AFP

'Linsanity' returns to New York as free agency opens

Jul 02, 2016 - 12:02 PM

Jeremy Lin returns to New York after signing with Brooklyn while Joakim Noah heads to the Knicks and Dwight Howard joins the Hawks

AND ONE. Jeremy Lin was feeling it in Charlotte against the 76ers. File photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Hornets sting Heat in Game 5 on Lee's game-winner

Apr 28, 2016 - 11:51 AM

Courtney Lee produced a game winning 3 pointer with just 25 seconds left as the Charlotte Hornets move within one win of a playoff series win

STUNG. Courtney Lee of the Charlotte Hornets celebrates after stealing one on the Heat's home court. Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Hornets snap playoff skid with win over Heat

Apr 24, 2016 - 2:41 PM

The Charlotte Hornets claim their first post season win since they reached the Eastern Conference semifinals in the 2001 02 season

FINALLY. The Hornets finally win a playoff game after 14 years with Jeremy Lin leading the way. Photo by RHONA WISE/EPA

WATCH: Jeremy Lin hits absurd and-one layup

Apr 02, 2016 - 8:08 PM

Jeremy Lin draws a foul against two defenders throws it over his head and hits the bucket plus one

AND ONE. Jeremy Lin was feeling it in Charlotte against the 76ers. File photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

NBA security still ask Jeremy Lin to show his ID

Mar 27, 2016 - 6:05 PM

UPDATED It s one of those things where it literally happens everywhere says the Charlotte Hornets point guard

Spurs stung as Jeremy Lin leads Hornets fightback

Mar 22, 2016 - 4:49 PM

Lin drains 29 points including 4 3 pointers as the Hornets shock the in form Spurs

STUNG. Jeremy Lin reacts after making a basket as the Charlotte Hornets take down the San Antonio Spurs. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Jeremy Lin hits out at Oscars Asian 'joke'

Mar 02, 2016 - 10:15 AM

NBA star Jeremy Lin is unimpressed with Chris Rock s Oscar joke involving 3 Asian children

JEREMY LIN. The NBA player says he is tired of it being 'okay' to bash Asians, in reaction to a joke told by Oscars host Chris Rock. Screengrab from Instagram/jlin7

Next Yao Ming won't come from 'fairydust', says NBA commissioner

Oct 14, 2015 - 3:52 PM

I believe that we’ve just scratched the surface of basketball’s popularity in China says NBA commissioner Adam Silver

GREAT WALL. Yao Ming, seen in a file photo from 2003, put China on the international basketball map during his tenure with the Houston Rockets. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Jeremy Lin looks to fulfill potential with Charlotte Hornets

Jul 14, 2015 - 4:40 PM

Jeremy Lin hopes a fresh start with the Charlotte Hornets will enable him to maximize his potential as a player

Jeremy Lin, seen during a pre-season game in Manila, is on the move to the Charlotte Hornets. File photo by Josh Albelda

Jeremy Lin to join Charlotte Hornets

Jul 09, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Jeremy Lin has agreed to a contract with the Charlotte Hornets after spending last year with the Los Angeles Lakers

Jeremy Lin is on the move to the Charlotte Hornets. File photo by Josh Albelda

WATCH: NBA stars read 'Mean Tweets' on 'Kimmel'

Jun 05, 2015 - 12:06 PM

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Mayors for Roxas, Iqbal’s passport, Mayweather workout | The wRap

Apr 15, 2015 - 7:25 PM

Are municipal mayors endorsing Mar Roxas? Government says Iqbal has a valid passport Watch Mayweather’s workout

NBA star Jeremy Lin visits Manny Pacquiao

Apr 15, 2015 - 10:09 AM

Lin currently plays for the LA Lakers He rose to stardom in 2012 when he unexpectedly led a winning turnaround with the New York Knicks

LA Lakers guard Jeremy Lin pays Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao ahead of his much-anticipated bout vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo from Lin's Facebook page

NBA wRap: Spurs lose in triple OT again

Dec 20, 2014 - 7:10 PM

Damian Lillard explodes for 43 points as Portland sends San Antonio to its second straight triple overtime loss

DAME'S GOT GAME. Portland's Damian Lillard (R) drives against San Antonio's Manu Ginobili (C). Photo by D. Clarke Evans / NBAE / Getty Images / AFP

Lakers beat Hawks as Kobe hits career milestone

Nov 19, 2014 - 12:51 PM

Kobe Bryant has now scored 32 001 points in his NBA career and trails Michael Jordan s record by 291 points

32,000. Kobe Bryant, seen here posting up Atlanta guard Jeff Teague, passes the 32,000-point mark for his NBA career. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

NBA wRap: Lakers finally win a game

Nov 10, 2014 - 1:55 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers avoided surpassing their franchise record for most consecutive losses to begin a season by defeating the Charlotte Hornets

BACK IN BUSINESS. Kobe Bryant and the Lakers secured their first win of the season. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Kobe tells Lin to 'run the offense' as Lakers struggle

Oct 30, 2014 - 2:02 PM

“I’m telling you to run the offense and you got to do it Kobe Bryant tells Jeremy Lin as the Lakers sustain their second straight blowout loss

Kobe Bryant (L) has been impressive since his return but wants younger point guard Jeremy Lin (R) to create the offense. Photos by Paul Buck/EPA

Healthy Kobe Bryant seeks to silence critics

Oct 25, 2014 - 9:48 AM

All eyes will be on Kobe Bryant as he enters his 19th NBA campaign after injuries kept the league s highest paid player sidelined for all but six contests last season

COMEBACK KID. Lakers star Kobe Bryant will look to prove he is still a force to reckon with in the NBA. File photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

Lin excited to join Lakers

Jul 25, 2014 - 1:06 PM

The 25 year old point guard says he s not trying to recreate Linsanity but is hoping for a bigger role with the Lakers

EXCITED. Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak (L) formally introduces Jeremy Lin (R) as a member of the Lakers. Photo from LA Lakers' official Facebook page

2014 NBA Free Agency Grades

Jul 22, 2014 - 7:27 PM

NBA teams went on a signings spree after LeBron s decision to go back to Cleveland Rappler rates the moves made in the 2014 Free agency period

TOP FREE AGENTS. From Left: Luol Deng, LeBron James, and Pau Gasol all switched teams during the off season. Photos from EPA

Lin hungry for Lakers win, eager to train with Kobe

Jul 18, 2014 - 5:18 PM

Kobe wants to win and I want to win Jeremy Lin tells reporters at a press conference in Taiwan

TEAMMATES. Kobe Bryant (L) drives against Jeremy Lin (R). The two will play together next season after a trade sent Lin to the Lakers. Photo by Michael Nelson/EPA

Bosh re-signs with Heat, Lin traded to Lakers

Jul 12, 2014 - 3:03 PM

In the aftermath of LeBrons decision to return to Cleveland Houston clears cap space by trading Jeremy Lin to sign Chris Bosh but Bosh re signs with the Heat

AFTERMATH. Chris Bosh (L) opts to re-sign with Heat, while Jeremy Lin (R) was dealt to the Lakers in the aftermath of LeBron's return to Cavs. Bosh photo from AFP. Lin photo from Adidas

WebHits: Mean tweets - NBA edition

Jun 17, 2014 - 8:00 AM

NBA players read and respond to mean tweets directed at them

Lin scores 21 as Rockets stay alive with win over Trail Blazers

May 01, 2014 - 1:45 PM

Lin scored 21 while Dwight Howard dropped 22 and 18 rebounds to keep the Rockets alive LaMarcus Aldridge was held to just 8 points

ROCKETS TAKE OFF. Houston Rockets player Jeremy Lin (C) goes to the basket against Portland Trail Blazers players Robin Lopez (L) and LaMarcus Aldridge (R) during Game 5. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

Late rookie heroics lift Rockets over Blazers

Apr 26, 2014 - 3:49 PM

Troy Daniels hit a three pointer in the closing seconds of overtime to lift the Houston Rockets to a 121 116 win over Portland

ROCKETS FINALLY LIFT OFF. Houston Rockets guard James Harden (R) drives on Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews (L). Harden finished with 37 points. Photo by Steve DiPaola/EPA

NBA: What Patrick Beverley’s injury means to the Rockets

Mar 29, 2014 - 4:03 AM

Columnist Naveen Ganglani analyzes the impact that Rockets guard Patrick Beverley s meniscus injury will have on Houston heading into the playoffs

OUT OF COMMISSION. Rockets guard Patrick Beverley may not put up gawdy numbers, but his energy and tenacity will be missed by Houston heading into the playoffs. Photo by Aaron M. Sprecher/EPA

WATCH: Jeremy Lin revives Linsanity with first triple-double

Feb 02, 2014 - 8:05 PM

Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin evoked memories of his magical two month Cinderella story with the Knicks in 2012 on Saturday night notching his first career triple double in a Rocket win

LINSANITY. Jeremy Lin scored his first triple-double as the Rockets defeated the Cavs. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

NBA: Pacers, Rockets have proven worthy of preseason hype

Feb 01, 2014 - 3:12 AM

The Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers were on many people s lists of possible NBA championship contenders As the All Star break nears both teams have lived up to their expectations

LIVING UP TO THE HYPE. Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (L) in action against Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (R) during the NBA preseason game at Mall of Asia Arena in October. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

NBA: Dwight Howard's Rockets stun the Spurs

Jan 29, 2014 - 5:51 PM

Dwight Howard helped overcome the loss of leading scorer James Harden as the Houston Rockets posted a 97 90 win over San Antonio to sweep the season series from the Spurs

ROCKETS EXPLODE. Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (C) dunks during the NBA pre-season game at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Jeremy Lin inks endorsement deal with Adidas

Jan 07, 2014 - 7:37 PM

Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin has signed an endorsement deal with apparel company Adidas

SHOW ME THE MONEY. Rockets guard Jeremy Lin has signed an endorsement deal with Adidas following years under the Nike umbrella. Photo courtesy press release

Jeremy Lin out for two weeks with sprained knee

Nov 30, 2013 - 12:43 PM

Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets has suffered a sprained right knee and will not see action for two weeks

SPRAINED KNEE. Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets will be missing in action for two weeks after spraining his right knee last Wednesday. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

NBA wRap: Green, Iguodala hit buzzer beaters to give their teams a win

Nov 18, 2013 - 7:22 PM

The Celtics Jeff Green and Golden State s Andre Iguodala hit a pair of buzzer beating game winners to give their teams a win

BUZZER BEATER. Versatile wingman Andre Iguodala hits his first game-winner as a member of the Golden State Warriors. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Lin the star in Philippines NBA pre-season

Oct 08, 2013 - 9:37 PM

Jeremy Lin became an overnight sensation with the New York Knicks early last year when an injury to the starting point guard thrust him into surprise stardom

KEEP IMPROVING. Jeremy Lin admits he has sometimes struggled with his shooting. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Houston Rockets prepare for NBA Global Games

Oct 08, 2013 - 2:11 PM

The Houston Rockets prepare for the NBA Global Games

Dwight Howard to sign with the Houston Rockets

Jul 06, 2013 - 7:57 AM

Dwight Howard has reportedly chosen to leave the LA Lakers to sign with the Houston Rockets

FINAL DECISION. Dwight Howard will leave the Los Angeles Lakers to sign with the Houston Rockets. Photo by EPA/Michael Ethan Corbis.

NBA in the Philippines: Big, big, big

Mar 07, 2013 - 8:32 AM

The NBA finally found the perfect partner in SM and this only means good and BIG things for Filipino basketball fans