Jeremy Lin Isn’t “Deceptively Quick”…He Has Elite Speed

(via SLAM)

Commentators and analysts love to describe Lin as “deceptively quick”. Well, they might want to stop saying that. Jeremy’s pre-workout speed numbers have been released and speed-wise, Lin is in the elite range. Just take a look at the comparisons to Rose, Wall and Irving:

AVERAGE SPEED

Jeremy Lin: 16.66 mph / Derrick Rose: 16.60 mph / John Wall: 16.48 mph / Kyrie Irving: 15.67 mph

START SPEED

Lin: 13.93 mph / Wall: 13.25 mph / Irving: 12.64 mph / No data for Rose

TOP SPEED

Lin: 18.85 mph / Wall: 19.30 mph / Irving: 18.74 mph / No data for Rose

Deceptively quick, huh?

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