Jeremy Lin’s Scoring Burst Helps Hornets to Even Series


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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