Another chapter in the legend of Jeremy Lin was written on Tuesday night with a dramatic game-winning 3-pointer against the Raptors that brought the Knicks to a 6-game winning streak.
Jeremy Lin’s stunning success with the Knicks over the last week and a half has captured the imagination of China, from Communist Party bosses to the often-persecuted Christian minority.
The Knicks, who played the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night, held a news conference for Lin before their morning shootaround, which is almost unheard of.
The Nazareth High School girls basketball team is 14-1 in a season in which it has dealt with the death of its coach and the news that the school will close in June.
LeBron James scored 23 points and Dwyane Wade had 16, leading Miami to a 105-90 rout at Indiana to become the first N.B.A. team in 33 years to win three road games in three days.
The Charlotte Bobcats are hoping the return of point guard D. J. Augustin will mean the end of a 15-game losing streak, the longest in franchise history.
The days of high-scoring games and one-sided victories are basically over for the Los Angeles Lakers under new coach Mike Brown, who is still in the process of learning his roster and adjusting to individual matchups with a less-than-stellar bench at his disposal.
Nick Young scored a season-high 35 points, John Wall added 29 points and nine assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Portland Trail Blazers 124-109 Tuesday night for their second straight road win.
Arron Afflalo scored 20 points, Ty Lawson had 17 and the Denver Nuggets broke open a close game in the third quarter to beat the short-handed Phoenix Suns 109-92 on Tuesday night.
Luol Deng came through with 23 points and a career-high 11 assists, and the Chicago Bulls escaped with a 121-115 victory over the Sacramento Kings after watching a 19-point, fourth-quarter lead dwindle to two.
Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge sprained his left ankle early in Portland’s loss to the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.
James Harden scored 22 points, Kevin Durant added 21 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Utah 111-85 on Tuesday night for their second win against the Jazz in five days.
Even after his amazing week, this one took Linsanity to a whole new level. Against Toronto on Tuesday, it was Lin for the win!
‘Linsanity’ slammed into hockey-mad Canada with the force of a winter storm on Tuesday as Jeremy Lin, the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) newest sensation, set hearts aflutter with a Valentine’s Day visit to the league’s most northern outpost.
Bulls star Derrick Rose said his aching back is improving, and he doesn’t expect any lingering problems.
Jeremy Lin won the game for the Knicks on Tuesday with a last-second 3-pointer, but there were flaws on display for the Knicks despite the six-game winning streak.
Wat Misaka, 88, the first Asian-American player in the N.B.A., said he roots for Jeremy Lin because of his guard skills, not their shared heritage.
Mike D'Antoni isn't ready to say Jeremy Lin should be an All-Star or that the Knicks are his team — yet.
After Jeremy Lin’s first game-winner as an NBA player, leading the Knicks to a 90-87 win over the Raptors, ESPN New York’s Jared Zwerling and Mike Mazzeo couldn’t resist chiming in on the most Lin-sane finish so far since the undrafted player’s streak started last week.
Zwerling: What impressed you most about Lin tonight?
Mazzeo: His perseverance. At times, Lin was bad Tuesday night. Early on, it seemed like he was going to wind up with 20 turnovers.
TORONTO ALLâ?? Jeremy Lin called his sudden 10-day phenomenon “a miracle from God” â?? and that was before he completed a miracle comeback with a miracle final-second 3-point shot.
The fairy-tale story carried north of the border and got even more spectacular as Lin dribbled down the clock in a tie game…
TORONTO Ââ?? Around the arena, inevitability ruled the moment. Among 20,092 people inside Air Canada Centre, all of them on their feet. Among the Toronto Raptors, who could sense they were being set up as patsies. Among the Knicks, of course, who have come to believe that there is nothing…
It was July 2011, and everyone’s NBA dream was on hold because of the lockout. Jeremy Lin, whose belief in realizing that dream was starting to wane, received an invitation to go back to China and train.
Lin and his parents flew to Guangdong province in the southeastern corner…
TORONTO — Laurel D’Antoni found roses delivered to her doorstep of her Westchester home at 10 a.m. yesterday.
She was thrilled at the Valentine’s Day sentiment, but cautious as she picked up the flowers.
“I wouldn’t have been surprised if the note card said Jeremy on…
TORONTO â?? Amar’e Stoudemire has a new tattoo teardrop near his right eye in memory of his deceased brother.
On his return last night to the Knicks, that teardrop represented a tear of joy as Stoudemire celebrated wildly on the court with Tyson Chandler after Jeremy Lin’s “miracle” 3-point…
TORONTO â?? Raptors first-year coach and former Mavericks assistant Dwane Casey got a big surprise when Knicks center Tyson Chandler presented him his championship ring in a ceremony before last night’s thrilling 90-87 Knicks win.Casey got his ring in the mail Sunday, but the Raptors wanted to see a…
TORONTO â?? Iman Shumpert played possum most of the fourth quarter, thinking he could pick Jose Calderon’s pocket a few times, but never sensing the time was right.As it was, he had given the Knicks a fighting chance in this game by smothering Calderon, who spent the first three…
Jeremy Lin is calling his rags-to-riches NBA story “a miracle from God”, adding that it is more than just a coincidence that everything is suddenly breaking right for him.
Jeremy Lin had the crowd on its feet, Jose Calderon on his heels and the game in his hands. All that remained was the shot. One final glorious shot.
The name Tim Tebow was overheard in the visitors dressing room Tuesday night after Jeremy Lin delivered another miracle win for the Knicks.
Ignorance comes in all shapes, sizes and colors. That is about the only lesson to take from the latest round of tweets from Floyd Mayweather Jr., who took to Twitter on Monday and Tuesday to put in his two cents’ worth on the Jeremy Lin phenomenon.