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Friday, July 25, 2014

Jeremy Lin of LOS ANGELES ‘NO Linsanity’ in LA: ‘I just want to be myself’






LOS ANGELES – Jeremy Lin said Thursday he’s looking to establish himself with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he won’t be trying to recreate “Linsanity” on the West Coast.

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The point guard whose unexpected 2012 heroics for the New York Knicks made him a global phenomenon, was traded to Los Angeles by the Houston Rockets earlier this month and was introduced by his new team on Thursday.

“I’m not trying to relive that banner season,” Lin said of his breakout campaign with the Knicks, when he became the first player in NBA history to score at least 20 points and contribute seven assists in his first five starts, twice making the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine while being named among Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People with his rags-to-riches tale.

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