The Houston Rockets have sent Jeremy Lin, a 2015 first-round pick and a second-rounder to the Los Angeles Lakers for draft rights and cash. The Lakers just need players. Just bodies. Period. They have no depth at point guard since Jordan Farmar left for the Clippers. Steve Nash is on his last legs. … [Read more...] about Rockets trade Jeremy Lin, draft pick to L.A. Lakers
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s third annual college basketball season preview series. Two years we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. Last year, we were slightly more aggressive and expanded to 111 teams in 111 days and will do so again as we look ahead to the 2012-2013 season. We will rank the 75 power conference teams and top 36 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. … [Read more...] about #77 Harvard Crimson: College Basketball 111 in 111
On this edition of Dorf On Sports, Fred and Andy f talk about Jeremy Lin, the newest star in the NBA and for the New York Knicks. This is truly the best sports story I have ever seen. He has had an impact not only on his team but the entire NBA. We also talk about how weak the Pac-12 is in basketball. … [Read more...] about Jeremy Lin Podcast: Dorf of Sports
In 1869, the first college football game ever took place between Princeton and Rutgers. For most of the early century, THE GAME referred to Harvard vs. Yale instead of Michigan vs. Ohio State. However, it's been decades since the Ivy League has been relevant on the college gridiron, and today they're not even in Division-I and nowhere near even the periphery of the BCS … [Read more...] about Knicks Jeremy Lin “Linsanity” inspiring interest in Harvard, Ivy League sports?
Who knew the underdog story of a star basketball player in America would parallel political strife in the Far East? And that he would become yet another point of disagreement between a world power and a fledgling separatist state? Jeremy Lin is the feel good story for the NBA and America at large. The underdog story of a Taiwanese-American and Harvard graduate who had no D-1 … [Read more...] about Chinese celebrating Knicks’ Jeremy Lin as their own; spiting Taiwan