By: Jeffrey Wu
Taipei, June 29 (CNA) Jeremy Lin (林書豪), a point guard for the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers, said Monday that he was impressed by the game tactics developed by coaches Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs coach and Doc Rivers of the Los Angeles Clippers.
“There are two coaches in the NBA who are very smart — Greg Popovich and Doc Rivers,” Lin said at a press conference to kick off a week-long visit to Taiwan.
Although the two renowned head coaches play a lot of pick and rolls in their offensive sets, they can still set up other “creative” plays after each timeout, Lin said.
However, Lin said that his former New York Knicks head coach Mike D’Antoni remains his favorite in the NBA because his own playing style best fits D’Antoni’s run-and-gun offense. [FULL STORY]