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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Is It Time To Dial Down 'Linsanity?'

Gene Lyons considers the cultural impact of Jeremy Lin’s rapid rise in his column, “With Lin, Dial Down The Meter:”

About two weeks ago, my son asked me how a team with an imposing lineup like the New York Knicks could possibly have a losing record. “Because they have no point guard,” I said. They played like strangers. Either nobody wanted the ball or everybody did. Long intervals would pass without the Knicks putting up a decent shot—although being NBA players they often made enough bad ones to stay close.