Posted February 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
Team New York had the touch from outside and won the Shooting Stars event to open the NBA's All-Star Saturday night festivities. Former Knicks star Allan Houston nailed his third attempt at a half-court shot to give his team consisting of current Knicks guard Landry Fields and Cappie Pondexter of the WNBA's New York Liberty the victory. The winner completed the shooting course in 37.3 seconds in the final round. It was better than the 47.6 posted by the Team Texas trio of former Houston Rockets star and TNT analyst Kenny Smith, current Rocket Chandler Parsons and Sophia Young of the San Antonio Silver Stars. Team Orlando and Atlanta posted the slowest times of Round 1 and were eliminated.

Lin is NBA's most marketable

Surprised? Neither are we. According to Nielsen, Jeremy Lin is currently the most marketable player in the NBA, even beating out LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.


Lin's parents shown on kiss cam at Rising Stars game

Jeremy Lin didn't have many highlights at the rising stars game last night, but his parents landed on the kiss cam which pretty much makes it a success.  Although they never kissed, the kiss cam is always a good laugh.  Lin recently asked the media to let his family have their privacy but it looks like they haven't respected his wish yet. Sorry bud, that's what comes...

Linsanity comes full circle with Rising Stars

ORLANDO, Fla. There was a moment during the firsthalf of Friday night's Rising Stars Challenge when Jeremy Lin's whirlwind Februarytruly came full circle. His parents were featured on the Amway Center kiss cam. A month ago, Lin, the Knicks phenom who has become the biggest story inbasketball seemingly overnight, had been demoted again to the D-League, andthe Harvard...

Jeremy Lin’s agent Roger Montgomery forced to expand business

The Knicks aren’t the only ones reaping the benefits from the Jeremy Lin hype. In a recent interview, Lin’s agent Roger Montgomery discussed how his business has changed for the better thanks to his client’s new-found stardom. “With this and the way it’s transpiring, I’m definitely going to have to grow,” Montgomery said. “I, already before this, had been looking...

Jeremy Lin and Landry Fields Help The Needy By Putting Up A Fence In Florida

Its great to see Jeremy Lin and Landry Fields giving back.  The Knicks starting "genius" backcourt were down in Florida today helping people less fortunate then themselves by building a fence, which will probably help them get last nights drubbing at the hands of the Miami Heat off their minds.   Jeremy Lin‏ @JLin7 - "Me and @landryfields doing some yard...

Taiwanese Animation about Taiwanese-American star Jeremy Lin is racist (video)

As the Linsanity continues to spread around the globe, media coverage of NBA sensation Jeremy Lin continues to get bizarre. Lots of people who have no experience covering sports start talking about the New York Knicks point guard, and some inferior media product is produced. And on two occasions we’ve had genuine racism: the MSG Network’s fortune cookie with Lin’s head, and...

All-Star Game previews thrilling NBA finish

ORLANDO, Fla. For a few brief minutes Sunday night, an actual game broke out at the NBA All-Star Game. There were timeouts called and coaches took the time to draw up plays. Refs whistled fouls, and some of them were even committed intentionally. Players hustled back on defense and boxed out for rebounds. There was trash talk and even a little blood. And after 45 minutes of unabashed...

Jeremy Lin is inspiring New York City food and drinks

Just when you thought that the Linsanity couldn't get any better, many New York City restaurants and bars have decided to get into the act by naming food and drinks after the Knicks guard. Lin's name has been used from everything from burgers to milkshakes to even a martini as places try to cash in on the Harvard graduate: Bars around Madison Square Garden,...

Spike Lee Showed Up To The NBA All Star Challenge In A Jeremy Lin Shirt

Spike Lee showed up in Orlando wearing his most hilarious Jeremy Lin shirt representing his New York Knicks fandom. The shirt is absolutely hilarious and there is no lack of celebrities in town this weekend.  They brought in Jay-Z and Kanye West to do the intro song to clips of basketball that was fantastic. The skills competition and the dunk contest all after the JUMP! Have...

Jeremy Lin to be considered for USA Basketball’s Select Team

After Jeremy Lin’s whirlwind month where he turned into an overnight superstar, one would think that things couldn’t get much better for him. Then comes news that during an All Star weekend press conference, USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo told reporters that Jeremy Lin will be given consideration for USA Basketball’s Select Team. Which is in essence the pool of players...

Why Jeremy Lin will struggle in the second half of the season

The first point I would like to make is that overlooked in this giant Lin lovefest, is the fact that he turns the ball over at an alarming rate.  Deron Williams and Russell Westbrook lead the league with 142 turnovers a piece, both averaging 4.2 a game.  Since Lin took over the job as the Knicks starting point guard eleven games ago, he’s turned the ball over 67 times, 6.1 per...

Blake Griffin and Jeremy Lin joke before BBVA Rising Stars Game (Video)

Before the BBVA Rising Stars challenge, Clippers star Blake Griffin and Knicks star Jeremy Lin were filmed in the locker room joking about life and turning into the NBA premier comedy duo.Even Blake Griffin gets in on those wacky "Lin Puns": 

Evans Gets Chance to Shine

Originally left off the Slam Dunk Contest roster, Evans will now be part of All-Star Saturday Night after New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert decided to withdraw in order to rest a sore knee. "It means a lot to be in the contest," Evans said. "I've been watching these contests my whole life and to be a part of it will be an honor." Though excited, Evans...
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