Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 29
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 33,856, Level: 56
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 394
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ThurgoodMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    1,654
    Points
    33,856
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 597
    Given: 1,778

    White + Lin = ??

    Just saw this in ESPN. Could be a heck of a teammate for Royce. What're your thoughts?

    Report -- Houston Rockets offer Jeremy Lin backloaded contract - ESPN New York



  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 33,856, Level: 56
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 394
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ThurgoodMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    1,654
    Points
    33,856
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 597
    Given: 1,778

    re: White + Lin = ??

    That second plus sign was supposed to be an equals sign....it's been a long morning..



  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 362,120, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 17.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteranOverdriveRecommendation Second Class
    ISUCubswin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    My Playhouse
    Posts
    15,641
    Points
    362,120
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,638
    Given: 1,113

    re: White + Lin = ??

    I love Royce. That being said, turnovers were an issue with him. If these two are ever on the court together, I think there will be plenty of points but also an insane amount of turnovers.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 150,907, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,224
    Points
    150,907
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 13

    re: White + Lin = ??

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    I love Royce. That being said, turnovers were an issue with him. If these two are ever on the court together, I think there will be plenty of points but also an insane amount of turnovers.
    this.

    but i would like to see some ROYCEWHITEsanity though




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

    CLONECONES

  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 36,842, Level: 59
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 1,008
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    JohnnyFive's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    2,826
    Points
    36,842
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 509
    Given: 600

    re: White + Lin = ??

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    I love Royce. That being said, turnovers were an issue with him. If these two are ever on the court together, I think there will be plenty of points but also an insane amount of turnovers.
    I think you're right.

    I hope whomever signs with Houston can at least shoot a little. Royce showed us he's much better when he has shooters to kick it out to. Looking at Houston's roster, I don't know if they has enough of them yet, and I wouldn't put Lin in that category either.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 220,068, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 86.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    HFCS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    LA LA Land
    Posts
    18,027
    Points
    220,068
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,642
    Given: 2,398

    re: White + Lin = ??

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyFive View Post
    I think you're right.

    I hope whomever signs with Houston can at least shoot a little. Royce showed us he's much better when he has shooters to kick it out to. Looking at Houston's roster, I don't know if they has enough of them yet, and I wouldn't put Lin in that category either.
    The common thread between Royce and Lin is that both are much more dangerous in an up tempo game. Royce could be a load in transition in the NBA starting and finishing breaks. There are a ton more fast breaks a game in the NBA even for the slow paced teams. Shot clock is 35% faster and game clock is 20% longer.

    Lin is not Rondo, he's at his best when he's scoring and he doesn't have to finish right at the rim to score. I think if he lands in an uptempo system like the D'Antoni Knicks were for that stretch he'll still be a very good player in the league and not a fluke.



  7. #7
    Chile Mac is Back!
    Points: 347,232, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    LindenCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    26,539
    Points
    347,232
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,142
    Given: 5,757

    Re: White + Lin = ??

    Quote Originally Posted by ThurgoodMarshal View Post
    That second plus sign was supposed to be an equals sign....it's been a long morning..
    I got it for you.



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 80,751, Level: 88
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 1,199
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    erikbj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    hiawatha, ia
    Posts
    6,481
    Points
    80,751
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 676
    Given: 197

    Re: White + Lin = ??

    Lin is OVER-RATED...........he played in a system at NY that fit his abilities. Put him in a traditional offense and he will be HORRIBLE!!!! There is a reason he was cut from numerous other teams.

    Lin is smart (Harvard grad) and is going to sign his $30MM deal and you will not hear a peep out of him in 2 years.



  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 21,056, Level: 44
    Level completed: 34%, Points required for next Level: 594
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Grimes
    Posts
    883
    Points
    21,056
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: White + Lin = ??

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Lin is OVER-RATED...........he played in a system at NY that fit his abilities. Put him in a traditional offense and he will be HORRIBLE!!!! There is a reason he was cut from numerous other teams.

    Lin is smart (Harvard grad) and is going to sign his $30MM deal and you will not hear a peep out of him in 2 years.
    Completely disagree with this statement.


    "A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both."

    - Milton Friedman

  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 130,886, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    bringmagicback's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    CF Resident Dog Lover
    Posts
    5,840
    Points
    130,886
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 546
    Given: 295

    Re: White + Lin = ??

    Royce had turnovers because he was playing the point which he wont be doing in the NBA. He also was passing to less talented players which might have something to do with it.



  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 78,037, Level: 86
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 313
    Overall activity: 34.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    6,643
    Points
    78,037
    Level
    86
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 711
    Given: 151

    Re: White + Lin = ??

    Lin is a pretty good back up pg. Houston is just trying to sign him to market to their large Asian following.



  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 22,911, Level: 46
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 639
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Greensboro, NC
    Posts
    1,623
    Points
    22,911
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 48
    Given: 8

    Re:White + Lin = ??

    I don't think turnovers will be an issue, he tried to do to much here and a lot of players couldn't hand or weren't expecting the ball in certain situations.

    Lin's contract is backloaded so he will have to keep his play up or he will be cut not a ton guaranteed.

    Nash would have been the guy to get but Lin will help the Rockets.



  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 246,779, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 43.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    17,915
    Points
    246,779
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,556
    Given: 136

    Re: White + Lin = ??

    His other forward he was play with generally had hands of stone in Ejim, I think in the NBA a lot of his bullet passes get caught. So sort of reiterating the more talented players post.



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 33,856, Level: 56
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 394
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    ThurgoodMarshal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Ankeny, IA
    Posts
    1,654
    Points
    33,856
    Level
    56
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 597
    Given: 1,778

    Re: White + Lin = ??

    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    I got it for you.
    you the man



  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 20,467, Level: 43
    Level completed: 69%, Points required for next Level: 283
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cyclonebillski's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    807
    Points
    20,467
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 320
    Given: 34

    Re: White + Lin = ??

    WHITE-LIN-g



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM