Joey Linn

Joey Linn

Title: Credentialed writer covering the NBA for Sports Illustrated's FanNation Email: joeylinn52@gmail.com Education: Communication Studies degree from Biola University Location: Los Angeles, California Expertise: NBA analysis and reporting Experience: 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 5, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Toronto Raptors guard Danny Green (14) reacts after a play during the third quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game three of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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14-Year Veteran Announces NBA Comeback Attempt

Three-time NBA champion Danny Green wants to make an NBA comeback

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Dec 26, 2023; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) reacts to a made basket against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half at Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
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Ja Morant Reacts to Trae Young's Viral Post

Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant reacted to Trae Young's statement

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Dec 26, 2023; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Memphis Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins talks with guard Ja Morant (12) in the second half against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
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Memphis Grizzlies Coach Reveals Ja Morant Injury Update

Memphis Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins spoke on Ja Morant

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Apr 22, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Luke Kennard (10) dribbles the ball against Los Angeles Lakers guard Austin Reaves (15) at midcourt on the Lakers logo in the first quarter during game three of the 2023 NBA playoffs at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Latest Update on Memphis Grizzlies' Free Agency Talks With Elite Shooter

The Grizzlies are still expected to reach an agreement with Luke Kennard

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Nov 15, 2023; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Wizards guard Tyus Jones (5) shoots the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) in the first quarter at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
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Top NBA Free Agent Drawing Interest From Western Conference Contender

This nine-year NBA veteran is drawing interest from the LA Clippers

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Apr 29, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) and guard Desmond Bane (22) celebrate after the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves after game six of the first round for the 2022 NBA playoffs at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports
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Memphis Grizzlies Star Shares Big News

Memphis Grizzlies star Desmond Bane has exciting news

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Apr 30, 2024; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks guard Josh Hart (3) handles the ball against Philadelphia 76ers guard Kyle Lowry (7) during the third quarter of game 5 of the first round of the 2024 NBA playoffs at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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6x NBA All-Star Signs New Contract in Free Agency

Another NBA free agent has agreed to a contract

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May 21, 2023; Miami, Florida, USA; Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) and forward Jimmy Butler (22) react after a play during the third quarter against the Boston Celtics in game three of the Eastern Conference Finals for the 2023 NBA playoffs at Kaseya Center. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports
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Miami Heat Star Blasts NBA Media For Controversial Decision

Miami Heat star Bam Adebayo believes he deserves a Defensive Player of the Year award

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Mar 19, 2023; Los Angeles, California, USA; Orlando Magic center Goga Bitadze (right) blocks a shot by Los Angeles Lakers forward Wenyen Gabriel  in the first half at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
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Former Los Angeles Lakers Player Signs With New Team

This recent Lakers player has reportedly joined a new team

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Mar 13, 2022; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) gestures to his team on a play against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half at Paycom Center. Memphis won 125-118.
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Ja Morant Sends Message to OKC Thunder Player

Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant sent a message to this Thunder player

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Oct 19, 2022; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Desmond Bane (22) and guard Ja Morant (12) react after a basket during the second half against the New York Knicks at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports
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Memphis Grizzlies Star's Reaction to Major New York Knicks Trade Revealed

Mikal Brides shared a wild story about getting traded to the New York Knicks

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Mar 29, 2023; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) walks onto the court during warm ups prior to the game against the Los Angeles Clippers at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports
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Ja Morant Makes Big Injury Announcement

Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant announced big news

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