Joey Linn

Joey Linn

Joey Linn is a credentialed writer covering the NBA for Sports Illustrated's FanNation. Covering the LA Clippers independently in 2018, then for Fansided and 213Hoops from 2019-2021, Joey joined Sports Illustrated's FanNation to cover the Clippers after the 2020-21 season. Graduating from Biola University in 2022 with a Communication Studies degree, Joey served as Biola's play-by-play announcer for their basketball, baseball, softball, and soccer teams during his time in school. Joey's work on Biola's broadcasts, combined with his excellence in the classroom, earned him the Outstanding Communication Studies Student of the year award in 2022. Joey covers the NBA full-time across multiple platforms, primarily serving as a credentialed Clippers beat writer.

Dec 8, 2021; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Lonzo Ball (2) reacts in the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers  at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
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Lonzo Ball Makes Caitlin Clark-Angel Reese Statement

Chicago Bulls guard Lonzo Ball is looking forward to the WNBA All-Star Game

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Jan 13, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) sits on the bench during the fourth quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder at United Center.
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Chicago Bulls Reveal Injury Update on Zach LaVine Amid Trade Rumors

Zach LaVine played just 25 games last season due to foot surgery

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Feb 8, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Utah Jazz guard Kris Dunn (11) talks to his team during the first quarter of the game against the Phoenix Suns at Footprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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BREAKING: Eight-Year NBA Veteran Signs New Contract in Free Agency

This NBA sign and trade deal could have a big impact

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Nov 26, 2023; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) looks on during the first quarter against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: John Jones-USA TODAY Sports
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Chicago Bulls' Controversial Zach LaVine Trade Stance Revealed

The Bulls will reportedly not attach assets to Zach LaVine in a trade

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Jan 6, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Patrick Beverley warms up before a game against the Utah Jazz at Wells Fargo Center.
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BREAKING: NBA Free Agent Patrick Beverley Announces Next Team

NBA free agent Patrick Beverley has announced his next team

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Feb 22, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; New York Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau during the second quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Nine-Year NBA Veteran Reportedly Signs With New York Knicks

The New York Knicks have reportedly made a free agency signing

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Jan 7, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA;  The Chicago Bulls huddle up on the court before a game against the Utah Jazz at United Center.
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Chicago Bulls Organization Makes Big Announcement

The Bulls have made a big announcement

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Mar 19, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Chicago Bulls point guard Jerian Grant (2) drives to the basket against New York Knicks center Kyle O'Quinn (9) and New York Knicks power forward Isaiah Hicks (4) during the fourth quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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Five-Year NBA Veteran Reportedly Signs With New Team

This former Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, and Orlando Magic guard has joined a new team

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Jan 6, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Patrick Beverley warms up before action against the Utah Jazz at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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NBA Free Agent Patrick Beverley Makes Big Announcement on Basketball Future

Patrick Beverley may be leaving the NBA

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Dec 11, 2022; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Chicago Bulls center Nikola Vucevic (9) and Atlanta Hawks center Clint Capela (15) tip off the overtime at State Farm Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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NBA Trade Idea Sends 2x NBA All-Star to Atlanta Hawks

Could the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks make this trade?

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Mar 14, 2022; Sacramento, California, USA; Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan (11) controls the ball against Sacramento Kings forward Maurice Harkless (8) during the third quarter at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports
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Sacramento Kings Coach Makes Strong Statement on DeMar DeRozan

The Sacramento Kings are excited to have DeRozan

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Jun 12, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Sky forward Angel Reese (5) smiles before a basketball game against the Connecticut Sun at Wintrust Arena.
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Chicago Sky Star Angel Reese Makes Big Michael Jordan Statement

Angel Reese has a request for the Chicago Bulls legend

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