Found April 29, 2012 on Fox Sports:
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin broke his silence and offered a ray of hope Sunday, saying he is pushing to rejoin the desperate team during their Miami first-round playoff series and has picked up the pace on his rehab from knee surgery. He participated in much of practice Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Knicks need him even more now, with the series-ending knee injury to guard Iman Shumpert and starting point guard Baron Davis developing a bad back during Saturday's Game 1 loss. The soonest Lin feels he can be back from his torn-meniscus surgery is Sunday in Game 4 at Madison Square Garden, though he expressed less optimism after feeling soreness following a big one-on-one workout with assistant coach Kenny Atkinson Saturday. "I don't really want to make a promise because I just don't know," Lin said about Sunday. "If I felt good today, then that would be more of a possibility. But I don't feel that great today." If he is back Sunday, that means he would beat the six-week timetable by one week -- which was his initial goal entering surgery.

Lin tapes grad speech for NY highschoolers

Back in March, high school students at Manhattan's Stuyvesant High School Class asked Knicks guard Jeremy Lin to speak at their 2012 graduation but sadly, he had to decline the offer. However, Lin put together this video featuring a short-formed speech about chasing your dreams and all that graduation mumbo-jumbo:

Knicks to evaluate Lin later this week

The New York Knicks sound hopeful that Jeremy Lin's return to the lineup may come sooner than later. Lin did some on-court work in Miami for the fourth consecutive day, before the Knicks played the Miami Heat on Monday night in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. Game 3 isn't until Thursday in New York. The Knicks plan to practice on Tuesday and...

Knicks' Lin wants to return during first-round series

New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin went through some light drills on Sunday and said he hopes to return to action before the end of New York's first-round series against the Miami Heat. Lin, who had surgery on April 2 to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, had a bit of a setback Sunday when he experienced soreness in his knee, but he still would like to participate...

Knicks' Lin doubts he can play in Game 4

Jeremy Lin all but ruled himself out of Game 4 against the Miami Heat, still hoping he can return if the Knicks extend their first-round series. Lin said Sunday's game ''doesn't look great'' but that he doesn't know how he will feel if the Knicks are still playing next week. New York trails 2-0 going into Game 3 on Thursday night. Lin had surgery to...


JEREMY LIN has become such an icon in New York that the 2012 graduating class of Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan invited the New York Knicks guard to speak at their graduating ceremony. Lin, who is recovering from knee surgery, had to decline the request but managed to put together a youtube video montage for Stuyvesant’s graduating class… Lin was an obvious choice as speaker...

Lin Plays One-On-One, May Return Against Miami

Jeremy Lin played one-on-one on Saturday and may return for the Knicks' first-round playoff series against Miami.

Linsanity 2.0: The Playoffs?

The Miami Heat demolished the New York Knicks Saturday, winning 100-67.  Even worse news for the Knickerbockers was the loss of Iman Shumpert for the rest of the season (and probably the start of next season) with a torn ACL.  The Knicks had a problem before Shumpert left and that problem is called LeBron James.  Losing Shumpert means losing their best perimeter defender and...

Kreider’s Popularity Growing In NYC

from Tim Herrera of am NewYork, Jessica Kohler weighed in: “Linsanity was ridiculous, and #KREIDERMANIA is just plain awesome.” Wayne McDonnell, professor of sports management at NYU, said this is just what the city wants to see. “What we do best in New York is we love . . . the fighter, we love athlete’s who come out and are given that chance to shine,” he said. He...

Final Duns(TEN) Observations on the Knicks Regular Season

1) Back when NBA fans were frivolously arguing over Jeremy Lin'sinclusion in the Rookie-Sophomore Game, I was wondering why the same fans weren't clamoring for Steve Novak's inclusion in the Three Point Shootout. Novak was signed as a "stretch four" in Mike D'Antoni's offense and the Knicks' three-point archer has far surpassed expectations....

Shortened season over, time for the NBA postseason

The sprint to the NBA playoffs is over and the postseason lineup is one of the most intriguing ever. LeBron James vs. Carmelo Anthony, the young and confident Oklahoma City Thunder looking for an early knockout against the defending champion Dallas Mavericks, two Los Angeles teams shooting for one title and the venerable San Antonio Spurs looking for a second lockout-season title...

Stoudemire's temper may cost him the playoffs

Amar'e Stoudemire's season may be over and, as a result, the Knicks' season might not be too far behind. While storming off the court following a 104-94 loss in Game 2 in Miami, which dropped the Knicks to 0-2 in this best-of-seven first round series, Stoudemire apparently slammed a fire extinguisher case with his left hand. He suffered a laceration, according to the...

10 Amazing Predictions For This Week In Sports

Welcome to a new weekly feature that we’ll be running in which we make a bunch of predictions about the upcoming week in sports. I would have run this yesterday, but HOLY SWEET MOTHER OF THE HEAVENS DID YOU SEE PAULINA GRETZKY? Also, hello to all our new readers in Finland! Anywho, we miss a lot of little tidbits and interesting items during the day, for one reason or another...

Amar'e Stoudamire Saves Blogfrica

There really is a book, or a Lifetime movie, or some other melodramatic experience, waiting to be told about these New York Knicks. Tonight in Miami, Team Telenovela lost by 10 to the Heat, then punctuated the experience with Dumas (consonants dropped at the behest of my advertisers) big man Amar'e Stoudamire decided to show his displeasure by, I am not making this up, punching...
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