Since Linsanity, Jeremy Lin has used his fame to address many social issues.
Most people know Jeremy Lin as the fast-as-hell Brooklyn Nets point guard whose on-court talent pushed him to Linsanity fame. But not many people know that the 28-year-old Taiwanese-American athlete had to endure many degrading insults...Show More Summary
Jeremy Lin recently appeared on Randy Foye’s podcast to talk about his life in basketball ranging from this time at Harvard to Linsanity to where he is today as a developed, if unremarkable, starter. The biggest takeaway Lin offered during the interview was his recollection that the racial taunts by fans were far worse in […]
Jeremy Lin, who ignited “Linsanity” on the court, may be one of today’s most recognized names in professional basketball, but it wasn’t always easy for the 28-year-old athlete. Like many Asian-American men, stereotypes have set him back...Show More Summary
Lin scored 18 points, including nine straight in a fourth-quarter Brooklyn rally.
Kenny Atkinson still thinks back to that time sometimes, lets his mind wander back to five years ago.
Barack Obama isn't the only political figure caught up in the hoops-hoopla surrounding Jeremy Lin. In an appearance on Fox Business, former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin admitted she's in love with the new New York Knicks point guard--just like the rest of the country. "I am, I am," the 2008 vice presidential candidate-cum-Fox News contributor [...]
Forget Linsanity. It's Marilyn Mania. Marilyn Hagerty, an 85-year-old columnist from Grand Forks, N.D., has become an unlikely media sensation, after she published an earnest review of a local Olive Garden last week in the Grand Forks Herald, which went viral online. It read like something out of The Onion. "The place is impressive," Hagerty [...]
Led by Jeremy Lin's 19 points and 13 assists, the New York Knicks opened the second half of its season on Wednesday with a 120-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers at Madison Square Garden--reigniting the "Linsanity" that had taken a brief respite during the NBA's All-Star weekend. Yahoo News' own Chris Wilson used a simple [...]
Jeremy Lin's meteoric rise from D-league dweller to NBA star has spawned countless columns, magazine articles and a veritable cottage industry for puns (including some that were racially insensitive, and at least one that resulted in a firing). Now come the e-books. There are at least eight e-books about Jeremy Lin available on Amazon.com. One [...]
Given the media's "Linsanity" surrounding Jeremy Lin, perhaps this was inevitable. Following (justified) outrage over several examples of racially-insensitive coverage of Lin--including a headline published by ESPN.com which resulted...Show More Summary
The borough’s newest resident has become a Net and a Marvel superhero.
It’s been years since Linsanity took New York by storm, but Jeremy Lin is back. This time, he’s the starting point guard and leader of the young, new-look Brooklyn Nets. The post Moment of Clarity appeared first on SLAMonline.
Nets point guard could be better than when he was with Knicks
Lin nearly finished with a triple-double.
Jeremy Lin is making headlines as he prepares for a possible return against the Celtics. The Brooklyn Nets face off against the Boston Celtics at the TD Garden. The October 26th match has Linsanity back in New York and he will be aiming...Show More Summary
Linsanity reverberates today. We look back on it — the good, the bad and the gaffes — on the eve of Jeremy Lin's return to New York as a member of the Nets.
Jeremy Lin, who rose to fame almost five years ago as a momentary folk hero for the New York Knicks, is set to return to the boroughs this year, this time as the starting point guard for the Brooklyn Nets. Since his last tour of duty...Show More Summary
Jeremy Lin knows he'll carry the weight of "Linsanity" as wide as the Brooklyn Bridge heading into the new NBA season.
Lin said that people judged him by his appearance, which made his play seem even more outrageous.