Jeremy Lin, the Charlotte Hornets guard, played only 13 minutes against the Golden State Warriors last night as he recovered from a sprained ankle. Jeremy Lin Stats.
Lin has done exceptionally well for the Hornets this season. Though he still comes off the bench to start games, Lin has been on the floor during crunch time, finishing most fourth quarters for coach Steve Clifford.
If you’re talking Per 36 minutes stats, Lin is averaging 16.7 points, 4.6 assists, 1.2 steals and 0.9 blocks this season. Historically, this is Lin’s best season since 2011-12 when he averaged 19.6 points, 8.3 assists and 2.1 steals per 36 minutes with the New York Knicks.
Lin’s Efficient FG% is up, too. Last year, during his one-year stint with the Los Angeles Lakers, Lin shot 44% compared to this year’s 46 per cent.
Better than Kemba Walker
Jeremy Lin Stats: Jeremy Lin has outshone Kemba Walker, the Hornets’ starting PG, several times this season. Also, the Hornets’ offense is a lot more efficient with Lin on the floor. During the game against Sacramento on November 24, Hornets shot 12/14 from the field with Lin running Point.
Least Playing Time
Jeremy Lin’s average playing time of 22.5 is the worst since his rookie season with the Golden State Warriors. Last year, he averaged 25.8 minutes with the Lakers. In his two seasons with the Houston Rockets, Lin averaged 32.2 and 28.9 minutes respectively. During the Linsanity year, he averaged 27 minutes a night. Check back here for more Jeremy Lin Stats and News.
Unfortunately for Lin fans, Coach Clifford seems reluctant to give the guard more minutes. Stay tuned to this space for more Jeremy Lin News.