Updated 07:31 AM EST, Tue, Jan 18, 2022

Jeremy Lin Stats: Linsanity Back? Lakers Star Finding His 'Rhythm' Again

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin seems to be gaining his rhythm back as coach Byron Scott is now allowing him to do his thing inside the court during their games.

When Lin transferred to Los Angeles, Lakers Nation said he struggled to find his place in the team, failing to show what he is really capable of doing. But after 20 games in the season, Lin can now be seen off the bench as a starting point guard for the team.

Lakers Nation said that Lin has performed well since the All-Star break, noting his improvement after their loss to the Charlotte Hornets last Tuesday.

Speaking to Lakers Nation reporter Serena Winters, Lin said he is happy with his performance for the past games.

"Right now I feel pretty good & the team is playing in a way that is very helpful for me & coach is letting me go a little more & I'm trying to stay aggressive & find my rhythm & get to the basket," he said.

The Lakers guard scored 23 points as he sat just 30 minutes on the bench versus the Hornets. He was also on fire as he made eight assists, six rebounds, two steals and a block.

Lakers Nation noted that this gameplay improvement is far from his usual 17-point per game score.

"It seems as though Lin has really started to turn the corner and may be well on his way to earning another contract with the Lakers," the same report added, noting that the player is set to be a free agent this summer.

According to Realty Today, Scott is really happy with the way Lin is performing on the court.

"I am really happy with the way he's starting to show that consistent effort for every single night. He's playing the way I think he's capable of playing," Scott was quoted by Realty Today as saying.

This was the coach's comment during Sunday's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder where Lin also contributed 20 points, eight assists, six rebounds and three steals.

Scott noted that Lin seemed to have learned the mechanics of playing the game first with the Lakers. He did not force things which could have been the reason why he clearly struggled during his first games with the team.

"He's not thinking as much. He's just going out there and playing. He's running the offense and doing things we're asking him to do. But he's also doing it without thinking and just reacting," Scott added.

The Lakers guard reportedly lost his spot in the starting lineup to Ronnie Price as his earlier plays were inconsistent and he was not seen contributing points to the team just as he did when he was still with the Houston Rockets.

But now it seems that the Linsanity power is back and he is ready to start winning games for the Lakers.

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