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.

Apr 14, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Kenneth Faried (35) dunks the ball past Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) during the first quarter in game one of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center.
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Eight-Year NBA Veteran Signs With New Team

This former Denver Nuggets first round NBA Draft pick has joined a new team

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Apr 4, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates with guard Amir Coffey (7) in the second half against the Denver Nuggets at Crypto.com Arena.
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Denver Nuggets Executive Makes Roster Statement Amid Russell Westbrook Rumors

The Denver Nuggets want another guard in NBA free agency

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May 1, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. (1) controls the ball against Los Angeles Clippers guard Paul George (13) during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Denver Nuggets Reportedly Considered Massive Trade With LA Clippers

The Nuggets reportedly had interest in Paul George

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May 12, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) works around Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert (27) and guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker (9) in the third quarter of game four of the second round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports
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Minnesota Timberwolves Player Reveals Strategy Against Nikola Jokic

The Minnesota Timberwolves had an interesting strategy against Jokic

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May 10, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) looks on against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second half during game three of the second round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
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Denver Nuggets Executive Breaks Silence on Jamal Murray's Future With Team

The Denver Nuggets are confident they will extend Jamal Murray

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Jun 15, 2023; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) and Denver Nuggets forward Bruce Brown (11) during the championship parade after the Denver Nuggets won the 2023 NBA Finals. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
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NBA Trade Idea Sends Denver Nuggets Champion to Los Angeles Lakers

Could the Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Lakers make this trade?

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Apr 10, 2024; Denver, Colorado, USA; Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) and guard Jamal Murray (27) talk in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
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Denver Nuggets Star Issues Blunt Response to Contract Question

Denver Nuggets star Jamal Murray did not say much about his contract situation

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Feb 26, 2023; Denver, Colorado, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Russell Westbrook (0) dribbles the ball up court in the first quarter against the Denver Nuggets at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
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Denver Nuggets Coach Reveals Big Need Amid Russell Westbrook Rumors

The Denver Nuggets need another point guard

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Nov 16, 2023; San Francisco, California, USA; The Golden State Warriors bench reacts to a three-point basket against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the third quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: D. Ross Cameron-USA TODAY Sports
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Denver Nuggets Announce Signing of Golden State Warriors Free Agent

The Nuggets have announced a new signing

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Jan 28, 2023; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) and Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) react before playing at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports
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Jayson Tatum Makes Strong LeBron James, Kevin Durant Statement

Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum spoke on LeBron James and Kevin Durant

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Aug 21, 2016; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Serbia center Nikola Jokic (14) shoots the ball against USA in the men's basketball gold medal match during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1.
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Nikola Jokic Goes Viral for Dominating Victor Wembanyama in Serbia-France

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic scored over San Antonio Spurs star Victor Wembanyama

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Mar 17, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA;  Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) speaks with Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) during the second half at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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Luka Doncic Beats Nikola Jokic for Major Award

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic defeated Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic for this ESPY

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