Linsanity is for Real posted by Richard Kagan
Knicks' Rookie sensation Jeremy Lin has captured Madison Square Garden and the hearts of New York Knicks fans everywhere. Today, the saga continued. Lin scored 28 points, made some clutch treys, had 14 assists in spearheading the Knicks past the Dallas Mavericks, 104-97. The Knicks had a torrid 4th quarter where three point specialist Steve Novak scored 14 points on four long distance shots in a span of 4:30. The crowd at the Garden had plenty to cheer about. The Knicks season is turning around. And, Jeremy Lin, despite 6 TO's, was the catalyst again in Sunday's win at MSG. He is a talented, smart point guard, seems tailor made for Mike D'Antoni's offense. He's making the plays, and hitting key shots, and the Garden is cheering on each made shot.
This is not only a great story for the New York Knicks. It is a great story for sports teams everywhere. It seems the dream of Hoosiers does live on. A player who looked ordinary on two other NBA teams, which eventually let him go, lands on the biggest stage of the league and is shining. It is a great fit. The Knicks suddenly look dangerous. And Carmelo Anthony, one of the biggest scorers in the league hasn't returned to the starting lineup. It's going to get interesting for the Knicks.Continue reading "Linsanity is for Real"