Posts Tagged: jeremy lin

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Kobe Bryant’s Injury Gets The Taiwan Animation Treatment, And Also Jeremy Lin Is There

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Interested in learning more about Kobe Bryant's injury and its impact on the Los Angeles Lakers.

2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS

The Biggest, Most Incredible, Unbelievable, Shouted About Sports Moments Of 2012

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It is not an easy task to put together a list, such as the Greatest Sports Moments of 2012, specifically because so many things happen in any given year that it’s all but impossible to universally gauge which one event or person is greater than another.

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The Houston Rockets Sing ‘I Have a Little Dreidel,’ I Have A Little Aneurysm

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Back in November, I <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/11/the-with-leather-readers-have-spoken-i-am-now-a-houston-rockets-fan" target="_blank">tasked the With Leather readers with choosing an NBA team for me to support</a>, and the unanimous decision was the Houston Rockets.

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The With Leather Readers Have Spoken: I Am Now A Houston Rockets Fan

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Earlier this month, I enlisted the help of you, the With Leather readers (still unofficially known as "Leatherheads"), <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/11/with-leather-decision-time-help-me-pick-an-nba-team" target="_blank">to help me choose a new NBA team to follow/love/write about</a>.

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Carmelo Anthony Is ‘Happy’ For Jeremy Lin

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I’m not sure what my favorite part of the Jeremy Lin free agency drama has been.

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Got A Problem With James Dolan? Screw With His Band’s Wikipedia Page

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As I updated in yesterday’s post about <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/carmelo-anthony-suddenly-loves-jeremy-lin">Carmelo Anthony hoping the New York Knicks would keep Jeremy Lin</a> – presumably while making a dismissive wanking motion – the Knicks did not match the offer sheet that Lin signed with the Houston Rockets and he is, in fact, heading back to the same team that booted him last year.

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Come On, Dude, It’s Not A Gotye Parody Unless You Paint All Over Yourself

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Maybe you should try singing an answering machine message to the 'Greatest American Hero' theme instead.

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Carmelo Anthony Suddenly Loves Jeremy Lin

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While ESPN’s <a href="http://espn.go.com/dallas/nba/story/_/id/8168185/2012-nba-free-agency-new-york-knicks-match-jeremy-lin-houston-rockets-offer-sheet-sources-say">NBA experts and their “SOURCES! WE HAVE SOURCES!”</a> are suggesting that the New York Knicks will simply let Jeremy Lin walk to the Houston Rockets, there is still chatter that their decision has not been made.

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Taiwan Animation: The Only Voice In The Jeremy Lin Discussion

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This is a great one, if only for Carmelo Anthony operating, then bogarting the spotlight.

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Making Sense Of This Jeremy Lin Ordeal: Exotic Dancer Edition

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Here’s an abridged version of the NBA offseason to date: The lockout changed nothing, owners didn’t learn, nor did they want to learn, because they’re still giving out awful contracts, and they just wanted to make sure they’d get more back from the league so they’d stop losing money.

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Tony Parker, Justin Bieber Used As Examples Of People We Want In Our Country

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Illinois representative Luis Gutierrez knows the secrets to arguing about important, real-life things on the Internet -- sarcasm, topicality and, if possible, Justin Bieber-related photoshops.

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Roy Hibbert's $3,000 Dog Is F-ing Adorable

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Indiana Pacers center and Parks and Rec guest star Roy Hibbert joined free agent Jeremy Lin on Jimmy Kimmel Live the other night for a segment called Skype Scavenger Hunt, and the whole thing (included after the jump) was fantastic, because Hibbert and Lin have great personalities and Kimmel has a strange way of bringing out the best in people.

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Learn English With Carol 3: Even The Taiwanese Are Turning On Jeremy Lin

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Last week I introduced you to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/05/my-new-obsession-learn-english-conversation-with-carol" target="_blank">Learn English Conversation With Carol</a>, the web series from batsh*t Taiwanese cartoon magnate <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/taiwanese-animation" target="_blank">Next Media Animation</a>, wherein a Taiwanese lady named Carol teaches viewers conversational English phrases and terms (like "Bandwagon" or "he's got a good head on his shoulders") with the help of Jeremy Lin.

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My New Obsession: Learn English Conversation With Carol!

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Are you an international With Leather reader looking to learn a little English so you can have colloquial conversations with the locals about basketball.

AMARE STOUDEMIRE

ROFLMNBAO: The 2011-12 Season Awards Edition!

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I took a couple weeks off from doing these here ROFLMNBAO posts for two reasons: 1) because the last two weeks of the season were soooooo boring and B) I forgot.

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10 Amazing Predictions For This Week In Sports

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Welcome to a new weekly feature that we’ll be running in which we make a bunch of predictions about the upcoming week in sports.

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Jeremy Lin, Tim Tebow Part Of Time’s 100 Most Influential People In The World

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Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and Argentine footballer Lionel Messi are among the sports stars named on Time magazine's <a href="http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/0,28757,2111975,00.html" target="_blank">"The 100 Most Influential People In The World"</a> for 2012, listed alongside such world-shapers as Burmese President U Thein Sein, public health statistician Hans Rosling and the red-haired lady who isn't Emma Stone from The Help.

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LeBron James Is Confused, Confusing, May Love Jerry Lynn

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This strikes me as a pretty appropriate With Leather story to come out of WrestleMania weekend.

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Presenting 'Magic Johnson: The Gathering'

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The sports world is abuzz with the news that a Magic-Johnson fronted group broke the dang old bank in order to purchase the Dodgers for over $2 billion, which is a figure so absurd that it may as well be written like a comic strip character says cuss words.


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