Originally posted on Hoop Fantasies Fantasy Basketball Blog  |  Last updated 2/8/12


New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin has been absolutely fantastic in his last three games. Tonight, he went for 23 points and 10 assists -- adding four rebounds, a steal and a block -- in 107-93 win over the Washington Wizards. 

Lin is locked in as a starter. New York has won three straight. Against the Utah Jazz, Lin scored 28 points, dished eight assists and swiped two balls. In a win over the New Jersey Nets, Lin scored 25 points with seven dimes and five boards. The worst part of his game so far is the turnovers (he had eight against the Jazz). No telling how long this ride will last, but like Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni says, you should be "riding him like friggin' Secretariat."

Lin shouldn't be available in any leagues (he's owned in just 65 percent of Yahoo leagues and 83.9 percent of ESPN leagues).

Golden State Warriors beat writer Tim Kawakami has a great explanation of why Lin isn't still in Oakland. Simply, no one knew he was so good at the pick-and-roll.


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