Wednesday, 25 July 2012 12:00
Jeremy Lin had a pretty crazy 2011-12 NBA season with the New York Knicks. He came out of nowhere and became the biggest star in the country—all within in a matter of days. So, it should come as no surprise that all of the Linsanity surrounding him got to his head. And, he admitted it during a recent interview with the Mercury News. "If I'm being honest," he said when asked if "Linsanity" got to his head, "in some ways, yes. I fought it every day. [Read More]
Thursday, 22 March 2012 18:56
No surprise here, so we'll just cut right to the chase: Jeremy Lin is really glad that Tim Tebow will be playing in New York for the Jets next season. After Lin dropped 16 points in the fourth quarter to help the Knicks beat the 76ers last night, he was asked about the trade that the Jets made to bring Tebow to the Big Apple yesterday. And his response was nothing short of predictable. [Read More]
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 19:27
New York Knick point guard Jeremy Lin is a one-man economic recovery that even Ben Bernanke couldn’t dream up in his Federal Reserve meetings. Lin-sanity has taken the country by storm and as a result created a spending frenzy that’s benefiting a broad range of companies, tax rolls and even the stock market.
Lin’s salary this season is a modest (by NBA standards) $800,000, but by some calculations, he’s turned into the $170 million man. The most tangible impact has been on the market cap of Madison Square Garden (MSG), whose stock has jumped 7% to close Thursday at $31.87 from its close at $29.77 on February 7th when Lin first entered the Knicks’ starting lineup. [See & Read More]