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What is going on here? In a fairly joyless past few months of sports watching, this Jets/Knicks fan finally has something to feel positive about. Out of nowhere, it appears the starving for a point guard Knicks have found their man buried on their own bench. Of course I am talking about Jeremy Lin, who turned some heads Friday night, nearly brought the roof of the Garden Monday night and led the Knicks to their third straight victory tonight.
I am sorry but it is hard to buy any fluke talk about Lin’s talent when he goes for a minimum of 20 points and 8 assists in three straight games, especially with two coming against DeRon Williams and John Wall. Tonight he racked up 23 points and a career high 10 assists en route to a 107-93 win over the Washington Wizards. For the second straight game, the Knicks were without both Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire but still found a way to win.
I am aware two of the three previous wins have come against the lowly Nets and Wizards. Yet, it is...
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New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin looks like he's here to stay. Through three starts in the last four nights, he's put up 25, 28 and 23 points respectively. And the boy isn't selfish with it - he's handed out seven, eight and ten assists. He's stepped up in Carmelo's and now Amare's absences. And because he's become the newest professional...
Jeremy Lin made his first career start at point guard for the New York Knicks on Monday night. The Knicks were without Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anothony left the game in the first quarter with a groin injury. Lin lead the Knicks to a 99-88 victory over the Utah Jazz with 28 points and eight assists. Lin who is the first American-born NBA player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent was...
I'm all Lin T...
The New York Knicks newest star Jeremy Lin is already a fan favorite. The Asian-American Harvard graduate has become the NBA’s newest playmaking sensation. He’s earned more than 60,000 Twitter followers in just five days. Maybe he’s just a flash in the pan, maybe not. At least he’s disproved the stereotype that Asians can’t drive. -TO
Jeremy Lin got a chance to play this past Saturday against the Nets, backing up Iman Shumpert at point guard for the Knicks. Six points, three rebounds and three assists in the first half later and Lin found himself on the court for most of the second half in a Knicks' win.
It wasn't just the numbers that were impressive about Lin, either. The former Harvard point guard...
Breakout Knicks star Jeremy Lin, who currently sleeps on his
brother's couch on Manhattan's Lower East Side, is looking for more
permanent digs, sources said.
Jeremy Lin’s incredible and meteoric rise from a bench-warming backup point guard to a nationwide sensation has local retailers scrambling to try to stock their shelves with his No. 17 Knicks jersey. But if you want to wear one to watch Lin and the Knicks take on the Lakers...
Can Jeremy Lin stay consistent and run the Knicks offense? (NBC Sports)
With the unfortunate passing of New York Knicks PF Amar’e Stoudemire’s brother Hazell, the New York Knicks were without their best player.
Tack on an injury to New York Knicks SF Carmelo Anthony, and suddenly the dynamic front court in Madison Square Garden is reduced to rubble. Even though PF Amar’e Stoudemire is in fact the most valuable player to the New York...