Jeremy Lin’s Knee Maintenance Shows Linsanity Isn’t Ready to Be a Star Yet

October 16th, 2012 by Maxwell Ogden Leave a reply »
Never since the phrase "LeBron James" have there been two words that have inspired feelings of such polarizing disdain and admiration. Words that create thoughts of incredible feats and an overwhelming desire for another athlete's failure.

A phrase that leads to acts and thoughts of an irrational and extreme nature. Those two words, of course, are "Jeremy Lin."

During the 2011-12 NBA regular season, Linsanity took the league by storm and created a frenzy that will never be forgotten. For 26 games, Lin took on the NBA's elite and showed them that it is never safe to sleep on your opponent.

He posted averages of 18.5 points, 7.7 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game during that span. In turn, he captivated the world and became New York City's favorite child.

Beyond New York, Lin became a global superstar. Between his lifting the New York Knicks back into postseason contention to establishing an international fanbase, he became one of the most recognizable names and faces in the world.

Lin also became the target of many a fan's hatred for his meteoric, unpredictable and improbable rise to stardom.

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