Jeremy Lin was made the Los Angeles Lakers starting point guard when it was revealed that Steve Nash would miss the whole 2014 NBA season with a back injury that will ultimately retire the two-time MVP.
And it seems like Kobe Bryant is wishing he could turn back the clock and grab the bags that caused Nash's nerve injury for him to make sure he'd be healthy.
Because, just two games into the season, Bryant is already getting annoyed with the newbie Lin for not running the off-season well enough for Kobe.
Not only is Lin not playing well in terms of scoring but he’s also struggling to run the offense, something that has frustrated Bryant, with Kobe telling the former Harvard guard to step it up.
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Bryant was said to be working with the new players and rookies in an attempt to bring them along quicker rather than give his teammates the cold shoulder like he did last year.
But it's really hard to blame Kobe for being annoyed with how the offense is playing. The Lakers looks so slow in possession and after two game they have already fallen into the trap of giving the ball to Bryant late in the shot clock, forcing him to try and do something with a broken play.
In both of the Lakers games so far this season Kobe has been the team's leading scorer, registering 19 and 31 points respectively in both times out on the floor against the Rockets and Suns.
Lin has never really been a player that has proven he is good enough to be a starter in the NBA, barring that spell he had in New York with the Knicks, the California native has not been able to hold down a starting job and would have been Steve Nash's backup had he not gone down with injury.