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.

Jun 28, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley (21) against the Phoenix Suns in game five of the Western Conference Finals for the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Phoenix Suns Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Former LA Clippers Star Reacts to Patrick Beverley Leaving NBA

NBA free agent Patrick Beverley is going overseas

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Jan 31, 2023; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) reacts during the first half at United Center.
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New Report on Zach LaVine to LA Clippers Trade

The LA Clippers may be a trade suitor for Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine

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Mar 15, 2024; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA;  LA Clippers bench watches the final minute from the bench against the New Orleans Pelicans during the second half at Smoothie King Center.
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LA Clippers Could Trade Former First Round Pick

The Clippers may need to trade one of their intriguing young players

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Jun 12, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown (7) reacts during the fourth quarter during game three of the 2024 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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Jaylen Brown Breaks Silence on Nike Accusation

Jaylen Brown called out Nike after he was not chosen by USA Basketball to replace Kawhi Leonard

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Apr 5, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Russell Westbrook (0) goes up for a dunk in the second half against the Utah Jazz at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
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LA Clippers President Reveals Latest on Russell Westbrook Trade Rumors

The LA Clippers are still exploring different Russell Westbrook trades

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Jul 2, 2024; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James watches at a press conference at the UCLA Health Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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LeBron James Shares Heartfelt Message for Kawhi Leonard

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James spoke on LA Clippers star Kawhi Leonard

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Apr 3, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics guard Payton Pritchard (11) controls the ball while Oklahoma City Thunder center Mike Muscala (50) defends during the second half at TD Garden.
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11-Year NBA Veteran Announces Retirement

This NBA veteran has officially announced his retirement

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Mar 31, 2023; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Tyus Jones (21) shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) defends during the first half at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports
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LA Clippers Reportedly Interested in Trade for Nine-Year NBA Veteran

The Clippers are still exploring roster moves

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Feb 10, 2024; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Philadelphia 76ers forward KJ Martin (1) drives to the basket as Washington Wizards forward Kyle Kuzma (33) defends in the second half at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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BREAKING: Philadelphia 76ers Sign Four-Year NBA Veteran to New Contract

The 76ers have reportedly reached a new free agency agreement

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Mar 27, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; LA Clippers forward Paul George before action against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Exclusive: Lakers Champion Reacts to Paul George Leaving Clippers

Former LA Clippers star Paul George ie beginning a new chapter with the Philadelphia 76ers

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Dec 15, 2022; Los Angeles, California, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) shoots against Los Angeles Clippers center Moses Brown (9) and guard John Wall (11) during the second half at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Former LA Clippers Player Joins Los Angeles Lakers Summer League Team

The Los Angeles Lakers have added a new player to their Summer League roster

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Mar 15, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) controls the ball against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the second half at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Steph Curry Reveals Message From Kawhi Leonard

Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry spoke on LA Clippers star Kawhi Leonard

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