Knicks Morning News (Monday, Feb 13 2012)
We’re guessing that the whole idea of Carmelo Anthony being the Knicks’ “point-forward” has gone by the boards, absurd as that was from the very start of the season.
Jeremy Lin has already done one thing Magic Johnson, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan didn’t. Okay, it’s actually two things if you include getting accepted into Harvard.
There are so many elements to what has happened already to Jeremy Lin, because the rest of the league missed him and the Knicks nearly did.
The Knicks, and in some ways Jeremy Lin, are about to change for better or worse. Amar’e Stoudemire will rejoin the team on Monday after spending last week in Florida following the death of his older brother Hazell, who died in a car accident.
Less than 24 hours after he put the finishing touches on the Timberwolves in Minnesota, Jeremy Lin dialed down the Linsanity and traveled to upstate New York to cheer on his younger brother, Joseph, who is a freshman backup point guard for tiny Hamilton College.
It is the elephant in the Knicks locker room.
What happens to their season-high five-game winning streak, what happens to “Linsanity,” what happens to their perfect team chemistry created by minimum-wage role players when the Knicks’ two superstars return tomorrow in Toronto.
Jeremy Lin, the Knicks’ new point-guard phenomenon, said…
If some team is willing to splurge and offer more than $5 million a season to Jeremy Lin, it could steal the Knicks’ point-guard phenomenon this summer.
It may be premature to speculate after his five-game spree, but Lin is set to become a restricted free agent in July and…
A couple of songs have surfaced on the Internet regarding Jeremy Lin, including this one that hit yesterday by recording artist, Stephanie K.
She is a longtime season-ticket holder of the Pistons and sat behind the Knicks bench when the two teams met last month in Auburn Hills, Mich.
Ten days ago at Boston’s TD Garden, Jeremy Lin entered the Knicks’ game against the Celtics late in the first quarter and crickets were heard all the way to Harvard Square. The Beantown faithful had no idea who this Lin kid was, no idea he had starred for four…
So after playing seven games in 10 days and leading the Knicks to a five-game “Linning streak,” what does the point-guard phenomenon Jeremy Lin do on his off day?
Of course, he drives four hours to frigid central New York to watch his brother, Joseph, play the final regular-season of…
While Msg Network has understandably been playing Jeremy Lin for all he’s worth, the irony of the last two weeks is inescapable:
Lin’s and the Knicks’ recent successes represent a total repudiation of the Knicks’ ownership and management blueprint throughout the 16-year Dolan Period, a.k.a. The…
Late Friday night, after Jeremy Lin had scored 38 points and led the Knicks to a win over Kobe Bryant and the Lakers at the Garden, Landry Fields tweeted, “Most fun I’ve ever had playing ball. Plain and simple.â?
Fields looked like he was having plenty of fun Saturday…
Despite a stellar high school career, Jeremy Lin eluded the radar of top college programs. Lin received no Division I scholarship offers.
The story of Jeremy Lin, a committed Christian, has worked its way into church services — notably those in New York with large numbers of Asian-American congregants.
Kobe Bryant made a jumper with 4.2 seconds left as the Lakers beat the Raptors for the eighth time in nine meetings.
As the first ripples of “Linsanity” hit Asia, ethnic Chinese-American Jeremy Lin’s fairytale rise has marketing men rubbing their hands with glee as they contemplate a potential candidate to fill the very large shoes left by last year’s retirement of Yao Ming.
Chicago’s Derrick Rose, last season’s National Basketball Association MVP, is to see a specialist about ongoing back problems.
Al Jefferson had 21 points and a season-high 15 rebounds, and Gordon Hayward added 23 points as the Utah Jazz snapped a three-game losing streak with a 98-88 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.
Monta Ellis had 33 points and seven assists, David Lee added 15 points and 13 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 106-97 on Sunday night for their second straight victory over a Western Conference playoff contender.
LeBron James scored 23 points, Dwyane Wade added 21 and the Miami Heat blew out the Atlanta Hawks 107-87 on Sunday night after racing to a 22-point lead at halftime.
JaVale McGee had 22 points and eight rebounds, and John Wall dished out 14 assists as the Washington Wizards routed the Detroit Pistons 98-77 on Sunday night.
‘Linsanity’ may be the NBA’s newest smash hit but the Kobe Bryant Show remains one of professional basketball’s longest running acts.
Since the 1985-86 season, 41 players have had a four-game streak similar to Jeremy Lin’s for the Knicks, according to basketball-reference.com.
The Harlem Globetrotters have added Paul Sturgess, who at 7 feet 8 inches is the world’s tallest professional basketball player.
Jeremy Lin will be a restricted free agent this summer, and if the Knicks want to keep him, the team has every means to do so.