This post originally appeared at The Christian Science Monitor.
Until “Linsanity,” did you know that there was a National Basketball Association record for the most points scored in a player’s first five career starts?
If you didn’t, join the crowd. That’s the kind of record that is buried in the statistical weeds. Until someone like Jeremy Lin, the latest New York Knicks phenom, comes along, such records and “firsts” are so esoteric as to be invisible.
Linsanity shows no signs of letting up as Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin scored 38 points as New York beat Kobe Bryant and the Lakers, 92-85. Lin’s 89 points in his last three games are the most by any NBA player in his first three s...
The National Basketball Association's TV network appears to be paying dividends, as NBA TV has delieved the most-viewed telecast ever and four of its top five telecasts of all-time in 2012. NBA TV sent out a year-end release documen...