Sports/NBA: Mike D’Antoni on Jeremy Lin: ‘One of those special point guards’
After beginning the season as the Los Angeles Lakers starting point guard, Jeremy Lin was replaced with Ronnie Price 20 games into the season. Since then, rookie Jordan Clarkson took over the role and has shown promise. Lin was moved back into the starting lineup during the team’s recent road trip and has been playing along side Clarkson.
Despite how the year has unfolded, Lin came to the Lakers with high hopes. He was coming off a rough year in Houston with Patrick Beverley taking over his job. Many looked forward to Lin’s fresh start. One of them was former Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni. According to ESPN’s Pablo S. Torre, D’Antoni was the first one to call Lin following the trade and talked about the missed reunion between the two. Read more