Jeremy Lin Shoe Update: Debunking the Internet Rumors

February 18th, 2012 by Jeff Chase Leave a reply »
With Linsanity taking the world by storm, the Internet has been hit hard with essentially around the clock coverage of the New York Knicks guard sensation Jeremy Lin.

Could things be getting so insane that the seven-time starter is already getting his own shoes from Nike? Well, just when you thought you had heard it all, you haven't.

The latest Lin rumor comes from shoe site, who stated on February 14th: 

CounterKicks has received a tip from previously credible sources that Nike has created a Jeremy Lin “Linsanity” edition Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 shoe for the point guard sensation to wear.

Shoe fans and Lin-fanatics calm down, as this rumor is turning out to be nothing more than a fake situation making it's way around the web.

Two days later, Darren Rovell of CNBC reported that the shoes are fake.

Well, at least the ones that are currently making their way around the Internet.

Nike hasn't made any sort of announcement, and considering that this is the all-time high of Linsanity, one would assume that they would have made their move already. Which is ...

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