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Jeremy Lin will never forget that brief, beautiful stretch of basketball known as Linsanity.
His first trip back to Madison Square Garden was memorable, too.
Lin had 22 points and eight assists in his return to New York, leading the Houston Rockets to a 109-96 victory Monday night that ended the Knicks' 10-game home winning streak to open the season.
The undrafted point guard from Harvard said before the game he would always remember his breakthrough, no matter how long he plays. But he wasn't thinking about it Monday, even as he put together a good imitation of it.
''I've moved on, they've moved on,'' Lin said. ''We have good memories, but at the same time we're all in a different place now.''
Cheered then jeered, and later floored by Tyson Chandler's flagrant foul, Lin added another masterpiece to the ones he compiled last season during the height of his memorable run. No longer the fan favorite he was when wearing the h...
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Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin was cheered by New York Knicks fans in the pregame introductions at Madison Square Garden as he returned to face his former team for the first time.
In his MSG return, Lin scored 22 points and had 8 assists to help the Rockets to a 109-96 victory over the Knicks. The Rockets are now 2-0 against the Knicks this season.
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Jeremy Lin is still must-see TV in New York.
Lin's first trip back to New York since signing with the Houston Rockets resulted in MSG Network's highest-rated Knicks game of the season, according to the network.
The Rockets' 109-96 victory Monday drew a 4.77 rating, MSG said Tuesday. That's well above the 3.41 average rating for the first 18 games of the season....
NEW YORK -- Jeremy Lin acknowledged it felt odd walking back into the building in which he became a national sensation. The Houston Rockets guard didn't know what kind of reaction to expect from all those Madison Square Garden fans who cheered him last season while wearing his No. 17 New York Knicks jersey, savoring the craze known as "Linsanity." When Lin took...
Lin’s first trip back to New York since signing with the Houston Rockets resulted in MSG Network’s highest-rated Knicks game of the season, according to the network.
The Rockets’ 109-96 victory Monday drew a 4.77 rating, MSG said Tuesday. That’s well above the 3.41 average rating for the first 18 games of the season.
Tonight the Houston Rockets visit Madison Square Garden and that means Jeremy Lin will return to play the Knicks. Last year Lin was the talk of the sports world for about a month for the Knicks. That being said the Knicks let Lin walk to the Rockets.
Lin signed a three year deal worth $25.1 million with the Houston Rockets. The 3rd and final year is worth $15 Million. The Knicks...
Jeremy Lin became a breakout star for the New York Knicks with Carmelo Anthony on the bench last season, and now his highly anticipated return to Madison Square Garden will come under a similar set of circumstances.
Anthony will miss Monday night's game against Lin and the Houston Rockets with a sprained left ankle, the star forward's second straight game on the bench after...
Tonight was Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin's first return to New York City after the "Linsanity" of last season.During the Rockets pregame introduction, it was unknown if the Knicks fans would cheer or boo him upon his return.The Knicks fans ended up cheering for him....
Lin’s rip job on himself occurred after yesterday’s Rockets loss in Toronto in which Lin scored just seven points with two assists while Raptors point guard Jose Calderon went off for 18 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds.
Asked to assess his season, Lin said: “Terrible. I think I’m not doing close to what I’m capable of doing and it’s a matter of figuring out how to...
NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks have found little need to miss Jeremy Lin so far this season. But they would miss playing him and his current Houston Rockets team even less. Lin had a triumphant return to Madison Square Garden on Monday as he teamed with James Harden to lead the Rockets to a 109-96 victory that spoiled the Knicks' undefeated home record. Houston's second...
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