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Eye On Sports with Eric Williams:
Jeremy Lin and the Knicks have something to build on.While the New York Knicks have some solid pieces to build on as they prepare for the second half of the regular season, it’s pretty clear from where I’m sitting that the still-evolving Knicks are not in the same elite class as the Miami heat and Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference. Yes, the Knicks will make a playoff appearance this season and they could very well pull off an upset or two. However, there is no way New York gets by either Chicago or Miami in the postseason.
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All it took for me to completely give up on the concept of Americans still having testicles was Jeremy Lin and some frozen yogurt.
In the midst of Linsanity, Ben & Jerry’s — you know, the ice cream hippies who have bestowed us such delicious and uniquely named flavors as Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey, Phish Food and Jamaican Me Crazy — joined into the fray. (A band...
Apart from all the Jeremy Lin headlines, the New York Knicks think they are a story, too.
While almost all the attention this month belonged to their point guard, the Knicks got Baron Davis back from injury, signed JR Smith and discovered Steve Novak, who had been sitting right next to Lin at the end of their bench.
Lin's rise from undrafted Harvard grad to NBA star made him...
Ice cream maker, Ben and Jerry’s, recently released a new flavor called “Taste the Lin-sanity.” The ice cream contained pieces of fortune cookies, an obvious reference to Jeremy Lin’s Asian heritage. Some ice cream enthusiasts found this to be offensive, and, as a result, Ben and Jerry’s has decided to replace the fortune cookies with [...]
Jeremy Lin had 19 points and 13 assists, Carmelo Anthony scored 22 and the New York Knicks turned around the game with their reserves to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-103 on Wednesday night.
Steve Novak had 17 points off the bench as the Knicks turned a 17-point deficit into an easy win, outscoring the Cavs 71-42 in the second half. They capped a 10-5 month, their first 10-win...
Jeremy Lin checked back in, triggering the wave of cheers that accompany his every move at Madison Square Garden. This time, they were for the guys leaving the game. Lin had 19 points and 13 assists and Carmelo Anthony scored 22, but the New York Knicks turned around this one with their reserves to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-103 on Wednesday night.
For a lot of people a rise to stardom is the time to go on a spending spree and to let the world know their new status, but not the New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin; his simplicity is still intact and has not been blemished by NBA popularity.
Lin’s rise has attracted the attention of millions of people around the world including big stars from other sporting arena. First...
Line of the Night: Jamal Crawford (2.39) is making a case to remain in the Blazers starting lineup permanently over Raymond Felton. In his second start for the team, Crawford scored 21 points on 5-9 from three, adding 5 rebounds, 5 assists and a couple blocks against the Nuggets.
Honorable Mentions: A huge game for Marc Gasol (2.15) in a win over the Mavs. He finished with 22 points...