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This Jeremy Lin publicity stunt is Linsane

After a few seasons punctuated by injuries and less-than-stellar play, Jeremy Lin and his supporters, are confident they can bring the 2012 Linsanity magic.

Jeremy Lin Finally in Perfect Locale to Succeed with Los Angeles Lakers

Jeremy Lin has finally found a home. Not in a first-time sense but in the sense of a non-chaotic situation. No expectations. No hype. No Linsanity. As the first American of Taiwanese or Chinese descent in the league, the now 25-year-old, four-year veteran entered the league to grand expectations. Show More Summary

Unburdened by Expectations and Pressure, Can Jeremy Lin Bring Linsanity to LA?

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — There’s a subtle key to the underdog story. It’s all about the expectations—or more accurately, the lack thereof. When the underdog beats the odds, real math goes into that equation: He isn't supposed to win, according...Show More Summary

New Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin doesn't expect 'Linsanity' in L.A.

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Lakers finally got the point guard who intrigued them over the years.

7 Predictions for Jeremy Lin's First Year as a Los Angeles Laker

The Los Angeles Lakers’ big summer signing wasn’t Carmelo Anthony, but a former teammate who inspired the brief era known as Linsanity. Jeremy Lin, at the time a relative unknown, was claimed off waivers by the New York Knicks in late December, 2011. Show More Summary

Linsanity Arrives in Los Angeles

As a former fashion and celebrity journalist, I never write about sports. And while I enjoy attending a Lakers game or two each season, I'd hardly call myself a passionate fan. But on Friday, while everyone was busy freaking out over...Show More Summary

Lakers' Underwhelming Additions Create Opportunity, Pressure for Julius Randle

LAS VEGAS — If you think Jordan Hill was horribly overpaid, don't believe Nick Young is a serious professional and have concluded Linsanity was a total fluke, you still have Julius Randle. The Lakers' offseason did not bring a free-agent...Show More Summary

L.A. Linsanity

The Houston Rockets have traded Jeremy Lin and a future first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash. The deal shifted Lin's $15 million salary--with about $8 million counting against the cap--off Houston's books for 2014-2015, allowing the team to pursue free agents with the relief. Show More Summary

Jeremy Lin, Draft Pick Traded To Lakers For Cash

Jeremy Lin takes Linsanity to the land of Showtime. The Houston Rockets have traded Lin and a future first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash considerations, according to ESPN. This will allow the Rockets, who are strapped for free-agent cash, to free themselves of Lin’s contract, and add money to their free-agent pool.

Grading LA Lakers' Trade for Jeremy Lin from Houston Rockets

The Linsanity tour is about to make its third stop, this time with the basketball mecca that is the Los Angeles Lakers.'s Marc Stein first hinted that talks were in the works. By now, the deal is no secret. The Houston Chronicle's...Show More Summary

Jeremy Lin Is a Los Angeles Laker; Ticket Brokers Ask: Will 'Linsanity' Hit So Cal?

The Houston Rockets have traded guard Jeremy Lin and a future first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers, ESPN is reporting.

Jeremy Lin Reflects on Linsanity, Leaving NY, Possible Future Return to Knicks

Jeremy Lin sat down with host Marc Lamont Hill for a wide-ranging interview on HuffPost Live Tuesday, and the Houston Rockets point guard candidly discussed everything from the highs of his start with the New York Knicks to the painShow More Summary

Fisher could be catch of the day at Garden

Derek Fisher became an innocent bystander in the phenomenon known as “Linsanity” two years ago when he faced Jeremy Lin and was torched by the unheralded Knicks point guard.

Racism in the NBA with Jeremy Lin

I loved the story of Jeremy Lin so much that it renewed my interest in the NBA. Until Linsanity, I had only been watching the NBA finals, occasionally going to a game at the Garden when I visited New York, mostly for the nostalgia rather than with any interest for the sport or the teams. Show More Summary

Houston Rockets: Linsanity Needs a Revival

Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley is likely out for the last nine games of the season, making Jeremy Lin the new starting point guard. There are no more playing time excuses: Lin has an opportunity to drive the Rockets deep into the playoffs. Beverley suffered a knee injury in the first half of the Mar. Show More Summary

Jeremy Lin And The Decline Of Linsanity

Jeremy Lin, the 25-year-old point guard for the Houston Rockets who made headlines in 2012 when he led a winning streak for the New York Knicks, seems to be slowing down. Since January, the star player has been averaging just 9.8 points in each game, and in February his shooting percentage was just at 40... Show More Summary


(Paul Mirengoff) Remember “Linsanity,” the wave of publicity that resulted from a few weeks of outstanding performances by the NBA’s Jeremy Lin? It was fun while it lasted, and justified up to a point. After all, Lin was a Harvard man...Show More Summary

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