Jeremy Lin was exhausted. After 23 minutes of jamming the ball deep into the Miami Heat paint, the Charlotte Hornets reserve guard who had averaged just over 26 minutes a game in the regular season was starting to feel the effects of professional leviathan Hassan Whiteside and the unleashing of the Heat’s dogged rookie defenders.[As Jeremy Lin pulled up for a three that proceeded to bank in he offered the Jordan shrug after making the shot.] “I didn’t think about that until after the game when they said that,” Lin said after the Hornets’ thrilling 89-85 victory tied the first-round series at 2-2.
Source: Justin Verrier of ESPN
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