Found February 20, 2012 on It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
PLAYERS: Jeremy Lin
TEAMS: New York Knicks
2012 has been the year of the Lin in the NBA. Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin has taken the basketball world by storm. Perhaps the oddest aspect of Lin's recent explosions has been the accompanying puns and signs that follow him.

Sportscaster and fans everywhere have taken it upon themselves to try to create a never-before-heard pun, but the well is quickly running dry. Coming to an NBA arena with a Jeremy Lin has become the thing to do - even when you're rooting for the opposing team. Some have been Lin-credible and others have been not-so-Lincredible. See, I'm telling you, it's everywhere.

Can you remember an athlete who has had more signage devoted to him or her in such a short time...ever? If so, clue us in. Here are the best and worst of the Jeremy Lin puns and signs.

The worst:

And the best...


Adidas brings 'Linsanity' to China

China, get your game on: Adidas is bringing "Linsanity" to you very soon. The German sports apparel company plans to roll out the New York Knicks phenom's jersey across its network of 6,700 stores in China and expects they will be a hot-selling item, Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer said in an interview published Wednesday. Hainer, who called Jeremy Lin "no doubt a...

Lin needs to handle ball like he handles Linsanity

Jeremy Lin has flawlessly handled Linsanity. Handling the ball has been tougher. The Knicks' point guard has been turnover prone, and it finally caught up to New York on Friday in an 89-85 loss to New Orleans. It was the Knicks' first loss since Lin became the starter and an international sensation. All the hype, and seven straight wins, had prevented much attention on...

ESPN fires employee for headline on Jeremy Lin

BRISTOL, CONN. (AP) - ESPN fired an employee responsible for an offensive headline about Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin.The headline Friday on ESPN's mobile website was used for a story about a New York loss in which Lin had nine turnovers. The headline was an idiom that contains a word that ...

Jeremy Lin Befriends Kris Humphries, Tells Him Knicks' Fans Boos Aren't Right

Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks fell short in their comeback on Monday night, falling to Tri-State rival New Jersey Nets, 100-92. Knicks' fans spent much of the night heckling Nets' players, as is customary when conference rivals come to town, but most of the "boos" seemed directed towards on player in particular -- New Jersey forward Kris Humphries. Humphries...

ESPN punishes two for Lin comments

ESPN said Sunday it fired an employee and suspended an anchor for using "offensive and inappropriate comments" in its coverage of New York Knicks phenomenon Jeremy Lin.

ESPN sorry for offensive headline on Lin story

ESPN has apologized for using a racial slur in a headline for a story on Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin.

ESPN apologizes for offensive Lin headline

ESPN has apologized for using a racial slur in a headline for a story on Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin.

Knicks Ticket Prices Rising

In the obvious sports news of the day, New York Knicks ticket prices have been going up since the start of Linsanity. The Knicks’ point guard Jeremy Lin has brought an energy to Madison Square Garden since his ascent into national consciousness began. The Knicks’ President’s Day matinee with the New Jersey Nets is going...Read the Rest...

Atlanta Hawks (19-13) at New York Knicks (16-17), 7:30 p.m. (ET)

Sudden New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin was brought back to reality when New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams took him to school in a recent contest at Madison Square Garden.

Hunter sees Lin becoming a big part of players union

Billy Hunter, the Executive Director of the NBA Players Association, sees big things down the road for New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin.Hunter told Bloomberg News that he could see Lin, a Harvard alum, becoming the player’s representative for the Knicks and could even earn a spot on the union’s executive committee.Hunter says the Knicks overnight sensation has expressed interest...

Ben Glicksman: New-look Knicks a work in progress as team falls in Carmelo's return

Jeremy Lin had another solid night, but Carmelo Anthony was rusty in his return. The Knicks fell 100-92 to the Nets and showed they're still a work in progress, says Ben Glicksman.

Photobomber shows up at MSG

  Last week he was busy becoming famous at the Florida Gators/Alabama Crimson Tide game. Tonight, Jack Blackenship showed up at MSG while the New York Knicks took on the New Jersey Nets.  Obviously, he was wearing a Jeremy Lin t-shirt. H/T @CBSSports

All Eyes On The Garden

Can the Knicks bounce back from their first defeat of the Jeremy Lin era? Or will the Mavs -- who haven't lost in MSG since 2006 -- win their seventh straight game? Follow it all right here.
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