4 Reasons Why the New York Knicks Need to Re-Sign Jeremy Lin

July 7th, 2012 by Matt Monagan Leave a reply »
"Lin puts it up...BANG!

I'm not really a huge NBA fan. Ever since the golden age of the 90s with Jordan, Malone, Reggie Miller, Shaq, Lil' Penny, NBA (and Space) Jam, things just didn't seem the same.

Maybe I grew out of it. Maybe I lost interest once traveling became legal. Maybe I just couldn't bear to watch another game once David "The Admiral" Robinson retired.

But something brought me and thousands (maybe millions) of fans back last season. Linsanity.

Jeremy Lin put the New York Knicks back on the world map. He was an undrafted, Harvard graduate living on his brother's couch and on the brink of being released in mid-January of 2012. Just a month later, the Taiwanese-American point guard scored 38 points against the Los Angeles Lakers—hitting one amazing shot after another against Kobe Bryant and company. 

It's a script filmmakers drool over. A feel good story that makes the impossible seem attainable. It's Rudy-esque and LeBron-not.

Seeing Jeremy Lin on the Houston Rockets this year just wouldn't be right. Here are four reasons Lin needs to stay in New York next season. 

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