Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Lin-mania!

Jeremy Lin, lin baby, lintastic, linalicious, linsanity, linsane asylum, lindarella story...it goes on. Lin-mania has even reached Australian shores, hard for it not to since we're so entrenched in American culture.

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I can't help it, I like Lin. I like his underdog story. A regular boy, went to Harvard University and studied economics and played basketball since he was young because he loves it. He gets dropped from two teams in one season and is about to get dropped from his current team the NY Knicks, sleeps on his brothers couch then out of sheer luck or destiny or whatever universal power got him to that moment, it's game on. The allstar players are off sick or holidaying or something, the NYK are desperate so they give Lin a shot. He explodes onto the basketball court, gives it all he has and it's linsanity, linmania and you know the rest.

He gives me hope that I can achieve any crazy or what may seem unrealistic, far fetched dream I set my mind to.

And his best feature? His humility. He seems like a genuinely nice guy. It's hard not to like him.

Good on him, well done, keep up the great work son.

Now I gotta get me one of those t-shirts.

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3 comments:

  1. He's come back down to earth today ....

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  2. ba ha ha ha ha i couldnt believe it when i saw this post.
    Tarek has been doing my head in. LOL
    All i hear about and all i see him playing on PS3

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