Jeremy Lin - Enough already

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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:03:16 PM
This is more a vent towards ESPN and the media and I'm sorry but I'm already sick of the guy. Now people are talking about him for MVP? Get real, are they even in the playoffs if the season ended today?

Its like the tebow thing, its a nice story but stop ramming it down our throats 24/7, its ridiculous. I literally cannot go 15 min on ESPN or talk radio without hearing someones opinion on the guy. Some are even already talking hall of fame!!! Huh???? The guy has had a nice stretch here but lets see a body of work before we all start blowing the guy every day. A week or two of good basketball on a dogshit team doesn't qualify as "must talk about 24/7."

Again this more towards ESPN and the media, I'm sure Lin is a fine lad, but lets talk about something else already. If I have to see a clip of that three vs Toronto one more time I'm gonna scream lol. I swear that clip is on TV 2500 times/day
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:17:24 PM
i friggin hate espn
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:22:54 PM
Not a race thing at all, I feel/felt the same about Tebow. People which bring race into the equation are weak
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:23:04 PM
ESPN is unwatchable for me most of the time....ESPECIALLY during the NFL, good god they are brutal with the same thing OVER and OVER and OVER and OVER.
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:28:28 PM
This thread is racist.

JEREMY LIN  
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:32:01 PM
In Lin we trust.
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:32:31 PM
Well said powerade, it is hard to watch at times for sure

Pokereric - this thread is as much racist as you are a poker pro so, not at all lol. Idiots and their race cards
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:34:52 PM
the bigotry and racism in this thread is unbelievable
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:36:52 PM
I love haters. So the better he does the more pissed you get?  LOL


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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:41:40 PM
So a guy who has played above average to good over a two week span is on TV 24/7 and I say its getting old AND said its more about ESPN and the media than him but I'm being called a racist and hater.

God the avg poster here is so dumb. Enjoy guys
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:45:59 PM
This thread is so racist. What are we going to talk about next? A black man playing polo. Oh wait...it happened.

http://espn.go.com/espn/e60/story/_/id/7093372/philadelphia-inner-city-students-follow-unusual-path-learn-play-polo-win-national-title

The beauty of sports in the 21st century is that it isn't about race at all. Pure skill decides whether you play a sport or not. Anyone who says that this thread is angry towards Jeremy Lin because of his race is ignorant. He stated his case and his frustration with ESPN in the media. They pound a hot story into the ground faster than the radio overplays a good song.

He is Lin-destructible.
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:47:37 PM
they have to do this or the viewers would just be hungry for more an hour later.
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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:53:27 PM

in someways i feel that he deserves all the credit and respect that he is receiving..and in other ways i think that their hyping him up too much..whatever the case is, this hoopla & ra ra does not affect me mentally,  physically, or spiritually..just enjoy the ride and use him to make your pockets fat!! 

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Posted: 2/22/2012 8:58:08 PM
Would you rather have them talk about Lebron instead?
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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:00:32 PM
QUOTE

Originally Posted by CalifDreamin:

Not a race thing at all, I feel/felt the same about Tebow. People which bring race into the equation are weak


actually it is about race.


lots of negros become unexpected stars and dont get this kind of coverage.......hector cruz of ny giants was a scout team player not too long ago.



Lin story doesnt happen to asians!  it is a story!

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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:01:07 PM
it's sort of the same as talking to a retarded dog califdreaming....




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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:05:15 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by lewlew:


actually it is about race.


lots of negros become unexpected stars and dont get this kind of coverage.......hector cruz of ny giants was a scout team player not too long ago.



Lin story doesnt happen to asians!  it is a story!

 Hector Cruz. 
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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:08:18 PM
I think it's about race. Because the bloke is Asian. If the bloke was African American, or Caucasian, they are not going to be so repetitive. Same thing when Tiger Woods came on the scene, every single day, Tiger, Tiger, Tiger. Look at Rory McIlroy, this bloke is playing great golf too and they don't pounced on him. It's all about the color of the skin and how society are used to. Perception has always been Caucasian to golf, African American to basketball, Asian....what sport does the majority of Asian play? Someone has the answer to this?
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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:10:50 PM
Like us European. I know that the whole world perception about us is futball.
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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:12:23 PM

lol @ "hector" 

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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:12:39 PM
There setting him up for failure. Down the road we'll all say whatever happened to that lin dude.
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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:15:41 PM
It's simple.

It's not about Lin and it's not about race.

It's about the NY market and ESPN hype machine is doing everything they can to overhype the issue.

I take nothing away from Lin, but let's also look at the teams the knicks have beat while he has been at pg. Safe to say Dallas and LA are the best he has beaten. Good wins, not great.

Lin's short term validity will be determined tomorrow night vs Miami.
Long term depending on where they end up in the playoffs, if they make it.

I say if they make it, because Melo and Amare are real good at friggin things up.

Back to the NY market, ESPN has been waiting to hype the knicks since the melo/amare deal, and they have never delivered. I like the fact that Lin of all people on that team is getting the hype, least he understands the team concept and you know this kid will work his behind off, instead of thinking he is owed everything.

As for the OP, I get what he is saying.

It's a rant on the ESPN Overhype machine.

They do it in every sport, because the robots at ESPN don't know how to think for themselves. They work with the BCS to shove biased info down our throats. Did it with Tebow, doing it with Linn.

It's kinda like the Brett Favre thing to me. I can't stand Favre, but it's really more hate I have of ESPN and their love of his antics, than him as a football player.

To sum up my thoughts, Lin has been good and stepped up when his team was going nowhere. Glad to see someone who is willing to work, go somewhere. It's not his fault ESPN overhypes him. If I was in his shoes, I'd be working out a deal to get some guaranteed money while the good times are rolling.

As the saying goes....

Don't hate the player (Lin), hate the game (ESPN)


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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:24:05 PM

tiger is asian!



thai to be exact.


we all know his dad was military  but it really would be interesrting to know the background of his mother.


thai  girl making love to black man is not normal in thai society 30 years ago.   


it might explain tigers proclivities toward ladies of the evening............lol/

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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:36:38 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by lewlew:

tiger is asian!



thai to be exact.


we all know his dad was military  but it really would be interesrting to know the background of his mother.


thai  girl making love to black man is not normal in thai society 30 years ago.   


it might explain tigers proclivities toward ladies of the evening............lol/



Tell the soldiers that went they go over to those countries, lol.  I thinks you might be wrong
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Posted: 2/22/2012 9:50:11 PM

what happens in thailand stays in thailand!


little boys should not set foot in thailand until age 40 plus+              hahahahahahahahaha.

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