Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Feb 12 2012)
Jeremy Lin wasn't nearly as spectacular as he has been during his improbable run of captivating basketball. But his run of helping the Knicks to wins didn't end.
MINNEAPOLIS — This was a case of practice making perfect.
MINNEAPOLIS â?? Jeremy Lin and Timberwolves forward Anthony Tolliver share a bond â?? and a band.
Lin is one of roughly 20-30 NBA players who have worn wristbands made by Active Faith, a company Tolliver holds an ownership stake in. Knicks teammate Landry Fields also wears the wristband.
“It became something that…
MINNEAPOLIS — The kid can’t lose.
The “Linderella” story grew again as Jeremy Lin sank a game-winning free throw with 4.9 seconds left that capped a wild Knicks comeback and an improbable 100-98 stunner over the Timberwolves at the Target Center. The win extended the Knicks’ “Linning streak…
We are, as Kevin Costner, as Jim Garrison, says in “JFK,â? through the looking glass, people. White is black. Up is down. Upside-down is rightside up. Digital is analog. Fire is ice. Day is night.
Jeremy Lin is an NBA phenomenon.
More, he is a pop culture marvel. A reporter…
LAKE WALES, Fla. â?? In the end, the pain was too much to bear. Amar’e Stoudemire rarely shows emotion on the basketball court, and those close to him say had not cried since he was 12, when his father died. But Stoudemire could not hold back any longer.
MINNEAPOLIS â?? Jeremy Lin would not have had a chance to save the Knicks’ season and coach Mike D’Antoni’s job and become a global phenomenon if rookie Iman Shumpert had not sprained his knee on Christmas Day.
Lin would not have become “Linderella” had Baron Davis not sustained another…
MINNEAPOLIS â?? One entered the season with the weight of years of hype and anticipation of his arrival. The other could have walked down the street and gone unnoticed as recently as two weeks ago.
Last night, point guards Ricky Rubio and Jeremy Lin went head-to-head for the first time, with…
MINNEAPOLIS â?? Yao Ming attempted to sign Knicks point guard sensation Jeremy Lin to play for his Shanghai Sharks during the NBA lockout, but was unsuccessful, two league sources told The Post.Lin, who helped the Knicks beat the Timberwolves last night, 100-98, has had a close bond with Yao since…
Lin’s worst game as since becoming a starter still turned out to be a thing of beauty as he capped the Knicks comeback by making one free throw with 4.9 seconds left as the Knicks rallied to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-98 for their fifth straight win.
All Jeremy Lin has done, in a week and a day, is save the Knicks’ season for now, maybe save Mike D’Antoni’s job, and make Knicks fans feel genuinely happy for the first time in a long time.
Carmelo Anthony has yet to prove that he can successfully co-exist with Amar’e Stoudemire. Now, Melo has to prove he can co-exist with Jeremy Lin.
Jeremy Lin calls Yao Ming a friend as well as a “role modelâ? and the former Houston Rockets center is someone Lin can learn from in terms of how to deal with all the attention, locally and internationally, that comes with instant fame.
One evening in June of 2006, Knicks guard Jeremy Lin, then a recent high school graduate headed to Harvard, played for coach Mike Baldwin’s South Bay Spartans inside Kezar Pavilion, a gym on the southeast corner of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
Jeremy Lin struggled to his fifth consecutive 20-point game on 8-for-24 shooting, but made the second of two foul shots for the go-ahead point with 4.9 seconds to play.
Stories like Jeremy Lin’s rarely happen in big-money professional sports, and especially with a franchise like the Knicks.
The recent success of the Knicks’ guard Jeremy Lin has special meaning to Asian-American Christians.
Hazell Stoudemire, the brother of the Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire, was buried Saturday in Lake Wales, Fla.
Six Philadelphia players scored in double figures as the 76ers rolled past the Cavaliers, who were playing without two starters because of injuries.
An evenly balanced offense helped the Atlantic Division-leading Philadelphia 76ers easily defeat the under-manned Cleveland Cavaliers 99-84 on Saturday.
Jared Dudley had 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Phoenix Suns, who never trailed in defeating the Sacramento Kings 98-84 on Saturday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points, Jason Terry added 19, and the Dallas Mavericks held on for a 97-94 double-overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night.
Jason Richardson scored 28 of his season-high 31 points in the second half and made nine 3-pointers to lead the Orlando Magic to a 99-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
Gary Neal scored 18 points, and Tim Duncan recorded his ninth double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs won their seventh in the row with a 103-89 victory over the New Jersey Nets.
In his first three starts, Jeremy Lin’s out-of-nowhere emergence all but saved the New York Knicks’ season.
The well balanced Philadelphia 76ers easily defeated the under-manned Cleveland Cavaliers 99-84 on Saturday.
Jrue Holiday scored 20 points to lead six Philadelphia players in double figures as the 76ers rolled to a 99-84 win over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Ty Lawson scored 27 points to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 113-109 win over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.
Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan all had double-doubles after three quarters as the Los Angeles Clippers handed the dreadful Charlotte Bobcats yet another lopsided loss, 111-86 on Saturday night.
His university classmates may be thriving in law school, at brokerage houses and on the early rungs up the corporate ladder, but Jeremy Lin is blazing a trail as the sudden savior of the New York Knicks.
Jeremy Lin, the Harvard-educated, undrafted point guard for the New York Knicks, ruled Twitter from the moment he wandered onto the court in a game against the Nets.