Jeremy Lin and 5 Others on the Verge of NBA Superstardom

February 11th, 2012 by Chris Madden Leave a reply »
In the course of a week, Jeremy Lin has gone from little used role player to NBA phenomenon. He's done for the New York Knicks what Carmelo Anthony and Amare Stoudemire could not: energize a stagnant offense and give the fans something to get excited about.

When your name is used to coin a new phrase—"Linsanity"—you know you've struck a chord with people.

Most importantly, he's helping them win games. The Knicks are riding a four-game win streak since Lin was inserted into the starting lineup.

The legend of this Ivy League product grows with each unlikely start. His performance against Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers—38 points, seven assists, four rebounds and two steals—was nothing short of amazing.

Lin's story is an inspiration to all. If he keeps playing at this level, he will undoubtedly become an NBA star on par with teammates Anthony and Stoudemire.

Being in New York definitely helps his chances of achieving such status. He plays in the hub of the nation and the biggest market the NBA has. Every great performance will be magnified and spotlig ...

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