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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jeremy Lin and Ricky Rubio aren’t just responsible for reviving their dormant franchises. They also are giving the NBA two fresh young faces to market internationally.
As the first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent, Lin is re-opening doors in Asia that were feared to be closing in the wake of Yao Ming’s retirement. He’s led the New York Knicks to five straight victories and has become an instant fan favorite at Madison Square Garden.
Rubio is the Spanish sensation who has fans in Barcelona watching his fancy passes on Internet feeds in the wee hours of the morning. His infectious play has made him an instant rock star in the Twin Cities and has the Timberwolves gunning for the playoffs for the first time since 2004.
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Jeremy Lin and Ricky Rubio aren't just responsible for reviving their dormant franchises. They also are giving the NBA two fresh young faces to market internationally.
As the first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent, Lin is re-opening doors in Asia that were feared to be closing in the wake of Yao Ming's retirement. He's led the New York Knicks to five...
It was a great night for point guard Jeremy Lin as he scored 38 points to help the Knicks defeat the Lakers 92-85 at the Garden last night.
Before the game, Lin was the center of discussion in the media. A large number of media men and women lined up to cover him. Lin held a press conference with the media as arranged by the Knicks. So far he seems to be dealing with the attention...
With the Knicks and Rangers on winning streaks and Linsanity spreading through the sports world, shares of The Madison Square Garden Co. reached an all-time high Monday.
The Knicks have won a season-best five games in a row, and the basketball team's new point guard Jeremy Lin is a...
Jeremy Lin led the Knicks to a 4-0 week, averaging 27.3 points, 8.3 assists and 2.0 steals.
Jeremy Lin led the New York Knicks to a win over the Los Angeles Lakers while pouring in 38 points and 7 assist. Now allow me to repeat that without laughing. Some dude from Harvard has won 3 straight games, and he just led the Knicks to a win over the Lakers with 38 points (damn I still can’t stop laughing).
This Jeremy Lin story has a lot of tentacles. Let’s start with the...
Line of the Night: Kevin Love (2.78) did something against the Knicks last night that he’s done five other times in his career – and that’s go for at least 30 and 20 in a game. Love scored 32 points and grabbed 21 rebounds and despite that, was overshadowed by a certain PG on the other team who hit the game-winning free throw. It’s “only’ the second time that Love has...
It was a Saturday night special in the NBA as Lance Stephenson, Dwight Howard and of course Blake Griffin were among the league’s best of 2-11-2012. The score and highlights follow.
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