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Jeremy Lin
Jeremy Lin
Position: G
Born: 08/23/88
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:199 lbs. / 90.7 kg.
The Mavs don’t plan to spend big money on a point guard this summer. It’s possible Devin Harris could start, but the Mavs would prefer to keep him with the second unit. The Mavs could also address this position in the draft. Two free agents to keep in mind: Mo Williams, a local resident who has expressed interest in playing for the Mavs before; and Jeremy Lin, Parsons’ friend and former Houston Rockets teammate.
Jeremy Lin: As for me mentally, I felt pretty burnt out coming out of this past season. I felt like I gave great effort to play well, play the right way, and maintain the right perspective despite seeing very little fruit. So when the season first ended I felt very…lazy. I know it’s natural to feel worn out after a long year, but I was surprised by how drained I felt and how little excitement I felt to start my off-season training. Being a “celebrity” or “athlete” means that we are often put on a pedestal by society. An inevitable by-product is that people sometimes forget we go through the same emotions as any other human. What everyone sees is the camera, the lights, the fame, and the games, but the behind-the-scenes emotions are often not captured or highlighted.
Lin on Tuesday didn’t close the door completely on re-signing with the Lakers this summer, but he’s back where he was before as a basketball nomad, still searching for a place in the NBA that feels really right. He said his goal in free agency will be to find “the best place that I can fit in.” About the Lakers, Lin did his best to accent the positive in saying: “I don’t know where I’m going to be next year, but never say never. I would definitely keep this open. It’s not like this is last resort.”
In 74 games, including 30 starts, Lin averaged 11.2 points, his lowest total since his rookie year, on 42 percent shooting from the field, also his lowest since his rookie season. He started the team’s first 19 games before being moved to the bench. Lin declined to address his future with the Lakers until after this season, but given how rocky his relationship with Scott has been, it’s unclear if the Lakers will try to keep him around. Scott has likewise declined to address any long-term plans until after the season.
Scott declined to discuss Lin’s future with the team. Lin will be a free agent after this season. “We’re not going to talk about long-term,” Scott said. “We’ve got four games left. We’ll finish those games, get ready for May 19, the lottery, and then start bringing guys in and getting ready for the June draft. I don’t think we’re going to start talking long-term with anybody right now.”