Lost in all the trade news, there’s this: Jeremy Lin is back! So what does this mean for the Brooklyn Nets point guard rotation going forward? Not to mention the backcourt in general! A lot. After missing 44 games, Lin will be hopefully be the Nets starter for the rest of the way. There may be minutes restrictions, but he’s the lead guy. Will he start Friday in Denver? "Honestly, I haven't decided yet – we'll see how he is after today's practice,” Kenny Atkinson said of Lin, who has started nine games this season. “We'll do a little more scrimmaging tomorrow and keep him engaged. My gut to be honest is I'd like to start him. I'm excited to see Jeremy back to get some momentum going in to next
Yao Ming speaks at his Hall of Fame induction in September. As reported on Thursday, the Chinese Basketball Association has made newly enshrined Basketball Hall of Famer and Houston Rockets great Yao Ming as its new president. The Chinese Basketball Association has voted unanimously to appoint Hall of Famer Yao Ming as its president.
Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers might not be done wheeling and dealing yet as we move closer to Thursday's NBA trade deadline. While the Purple and Gold accomplished one of their goals in acquiring a 2017 first-round pick in exchange for Lou Williams, the franchise is reportedly looking to move another one of their veteran wing players. According to Arash Markazi of ESPN.com, the Lakers' other goal going into the trade deadline was to find an NBA team that would be willing to take Nick Young off of their hands for just about anything. Even though Young has enjoyed one of the best seasons of his career under Luke Walton, he's averaging 13.8 points per game while shooting 41.3% from beyond