Jeremy Lin

Houston Hoping Linsanity Channels Yao

The Wall Street Journal reports that New York Knicks fans aren’t alone in their disappointment over the news that Jeremy Lin will play for the Houston Rockets next year: As unhappy as some U.S. basketball fans may be at...

The Lin Conundrum

The Linsanity continued on Monday morning for basketball fans in Beijing and Taipei, and The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay writes that the phenomenon still feels real. Economist’s Banyan blog says the Jeremy Lin...

Explaining the Asian Linvasion

The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos writes about Jeremy Lin, China’s newest NBA idol, who already has three-quarters of a million followers on SIna Weibo and who soared to the number-one most searched item on Baidu last...

Yao Who? China’s New NBA Star

The Wall Street Journal calls attention to Jeremy Lin, who has suddenly become China’s newest NBA idol in the absence of the now-retired Yao Ming: Lin, a former Harvard star who went undrafted out of college, gives up 14...

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