July 24, 2014
As his first day as an official Lakers player, Jeremy Lin joined fellow teammates guard Nick Young and shooting guard Xavier Henry at an event in Los Angeles' skid row to hand out a thousand gift bags with supplies to people at Midnight Mission. a community organization which helps homeless people and others in need.
July 13, 2014 Update
Here's the Lakers official announcement released today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak about Jeremy Lin joining the Lakers.
“This trade allows us to acquire a solid player who will make us a better team, as well as draft picks to improve our team in the future, while at the same time allowing us to maintain financial flexibility,” said Kupchak. “In addition to what he’ll bring us on the court, we think Jeremy will be warmly embraced by our fans and our community.”
July 11, 2014
Sports writers are abuzz that Jeremy Lin is heading to the Lakers!
After weeks of speculation during this free-agent season, Los Angeles Times writer Mike Bresnahan reports that Jeremy Lin is headed to the Lakers!
Orange County Register staff writers Bill Oram and Janis Carr say that Lin's agent, Roger Montgomery has confirmed the deal.