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I couldn’t help it. Even I gave in to the pun craze. It’s absurd how Linsane people are going with Linsanity puns. Okay, by this point you know Jeremy Lin and his backstory. Millions of people who don’t follow the NBA are well aware of him. But for a full review, in TSB style depth and detail, the requisite reading links follow after the jump.
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Some women have no shame. Yes, one female fan brought a Jeremy Lin sign to the Knicks-Mavericks game saying “I want you LINside me.” She was proud enough to wave it during the game too, and the ABC cameras actually showed it.
On top of all the interviews Lin is turning down, he’s probably turning down a lot of women in order to stay focused on basketball. Now that’s dedication...
China, get your game on: Adidas is bringing "Linsanity" to you very soon.
The German sports apparel company plans to roll out the New York Knicks phenom's jersey across its network of 6,700 stores in China and expects they will be a hot-selling item, Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer said in an interview published Wednesday.
Hainer, who called Jeremy Lin "no doubt a...
Jeremy Lin has flawlessly handled Linsanity. Handling the ball has been tougher.
The Knicks' point guard has been turnover prone, and it finally caught up to New York on Friday in an 89-85 loss to New Orleans.
It was the Knicks' first loss since Lin became the starter and an international sensation. All the hype, and seven straight wins, had prevented much attention on...
BRISTOL, CONN. (AP) - ESPN fired an employee responsible for an offensive headline about Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin.The headline Friday on ESPN's mobile website was used for a story about a New York loss in which Lin had nine turnovers. The headline was an idiom that contains a word that ...
Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks fell short in their comeback on Monday night, falling to Tri-State rival New Jersey Nets, 100-92. Knicks' fans spent much of the night heckling Nets' players, as is customary when conference rivals come to town, but most of the "boos" seemed directed towards on player in particular -- New Jersey forward Kris Humphries. Humphries...
ESPN said Sunday it fired an employee and suspended an anchor for
using "offensive and inappropriate comments" in its coverage of New
York Knicks phenomenon Jeremy Lin.
In the obvious sports news of the day, New York Knicks ticket prices have been going up since the start of Linsanity. The Knicks’ point guard Jeremy Lin has brought an energy to Madison Square Garden since his ascent into national consciousness began. The Knicks’ President’s Day matinee with the New Jersey Nets is going...Read the Rest...
Carmelo Anthony has spent the last couple of weeks doing two important things: recovering from injury and trying to convince people he has no problem with Jeremy Lin running the Knicks. Earlier in the week, the team tried to help him by leaking a story that claimed Anthony was the one who told Mike D’Antoni that he should play Lin. If that sounds unlikely, that’s because it didn’t...
Sudden New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin was brought back to reality when New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams took him to school in a recent contest at Madison Square Garden.
Billy Hunter, the Executive Director of the NBA Players Association, sees big things down the road for New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin.Hunter told Bloomberg News that he could see Lin, a Harvard alum, becoming the player’s representative for the Knicks and could even earn a spot on the union’s executive committee.Hunter says the Knicks overnight sensation has expressed interest...
Jeremy Lin had another solid night, but Carmelo Anthony was rusty in his return. The Knicks fell 100-92 to the Nets and showed they're still a work in progress, says Ben Glicksman.
Last week he was busy becoming famous at the Florida Gators/Alabama Crimson Tide game. Tonight, Jack Blackenship showed up at MSG while the New York Knicks took on the New Jersey Nets. Obviously, he was wearing a Jeremy Lin t-shirt.
Can the Knicks bounce back from their first defeat of the Jeremy Lin era? Or will the Mavs -- who haven't lost in MSG since 2006 -- win their seventh straight game? Follow it all right here.