Monday, February 6, 2012

J-Lin has a career night

Taiwanese-American Jeremy Lin does it for all those frustrated Asian ballers out there. 25 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists to help the struggling Knicks beat the Nets at Madison Square Garden. Can he keep that form going? He'll need to work on his jump-shooting if he hopes to, but his penetration and point guard play looks extremely promising. He looks at least good enough to carve out a solid career in the NBA after his debut season was mostly spent bouncing around in the development league after graduating from Harvard. (Harvard, people!)

Here's some much shorter highlights if you don't feel like watching the full 15 minutes.

UPDATE (8th Feb):

Just to prove it wasn't a fluke, Lin went on and bested that performance the very next game. Given his first start, he repaid the faith with 28 points, 8 assists, 2 rebounds and 2 steals. Here he is against Utah:

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