New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin stunned both doubters and supporters last night as his team took on the New Jersey Nets. He was the human highlight reel off the bench for the Knicks. With plenty of playing time, instead of garbage minutes, Jeremy Lin showed the crowd at Madison Garden what he’s capable of. With almost 36 minutes on the court, he scored 25 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists, and 2 steals. Lin led all Knicks players in points including Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler. Performances like this should get Lin more consistent minutes. He helped the Knicks to a 99-92 victory. Lin bested his previous career high points against the Los Angeles Lakers last year.
In the postgame interview, Jeremy Lin has all sorts of mics stuck in his face. He gave a humble interview praising his teammates and thanking God. He also reveal that he slept on Landry Fields’ couch because he had no place to stay the night before. Word has it that Coach D’Antoni is digest Lin’s performance to decide whether Lin will start against Utah on Monday. To think, a few weeks ago, Lin was sent down to the D-League where he scored a triple double. He’s faced a lot of ups and downs in the preseason this year, but things look like its going to change in a big way soon. Keeping Lin going is the Bible verse “God works everything for the good of those who love Him.” (That’s Romans 8:28 for those following along.)
Knicks vs Nets highlights
Jeremy Lin post game interview
Jeremy Lin’s Reverse Layup
Lin’s alleyoop to Chandler