NBA G-League

Jeremy Lin: Running diary of 2021 season with NBA G League's Santa Cruz Warriors

With a potential NBA return on his radar, nine-year veteran Jeremy Lin is taking part in the 2021 NBA G League bubble as a member of the Santa Cruz Warriors, the G League affiliate of the Golden State Warriors.

MORE: How did Lin look in his Santa Cruz debut?

In the 2021 G League seasons, each of the 18 participating teams will play in 15 games over the span of 25 days.

As the 32-year-old looks to make his case to return to the game's highest level, we've got you covered with game-by-game updates featuring Lin's best highlights, stat lines and news surrounding his status as a G Leaguer.

Follow the journey below…

Game 4: Another game-high in assists

Lin's line: 17 PTS (6-15 FG), 8 AST, 1 TO in 36 MIN

The results: Raptors 905 135, Santa Cruz Warriors 125

Despite hitting a triple early on in the game, Lin couldn't really get going from deep, as he finished 1-for-6 (16.6%) from 3 for the game.

Such was the case for the majority of the game offensively, as Lin shot 6-for-15 (40.0%) from the field to finish with 17 points, courtesy of his going 3-for-3 from the charity stripe. The playmaking was there once again, as Lin dished out a game-high-tying eight assists on the night.

Game 3: "A monster night from behind the arc"

Lin's line: 29 PTS (7-9 3FG), 9 AST, 7 TO

The results: Santa Cruz Warriors 124, Westchester Knicks 116

With the G League Warriors in search of their first win, Lin stepped up in a major way by knocking down seven triples to finish with a game-high 29 points on 9-for-12 (75.0%) shooting from the field.

In addition to leading all scorers, Lin dished out a game-high

Game 2: A quiet night

Lin's line: 7 PTS (3-10 FG), 7 AST, 5 PF

The results: Delaware Blue Coats 103, Santa Cruz Warriors 92

Starting off the ball alongside Nico Mannion, Lin struggled to get going from the field, finishing with seven points on 30.0% shooting from the field in just 23 minutes of action.

While early foul trouble slowed him down, Lin still made his presence felt as a playmaker, dishing out a game-high seven assists, including this pass to big man Axel Toupane.

Game 1: The debut

Lin's line: 18 PTS (4-9 FG, 4-4 FT), 5 AST, 3 STL, 1 TO

The results: G League Ignite 110, Santa Cruz Warriors 104

In his first real action in roughly six months, Lin put forth a very solid performance, finishing with 18 points and five assists in 30 minutes of action.

Despite having most of the team's ball-handling responsibilities, Lin only committed one turnover in the game.

Head here for a more detailed breakdown of Lin's first G League action since 2012.

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