By: S.C. Chang
Taipei, July 16 (CNA) Taiwanese-American NBA player Jeremy Lin welcomes any athlete with his last name to have their performance described as “Linsanity” — a term coined for the craze Lin generated when he unexpectedly turned around the New York Knicks’ season in 2012.
Meeting the press after arriving in Taipei, Lin was asked about the use of “Linsanity” to describe the emergence of Taiwanese baseball player Lin Tzu-wei (林子偉) and his impressive stint with the Boston Red Sox since being called up on June 24.
Jeremy Lin said he wasn’t greedy and would support anyone dubbed “Linsanity,” including a 14-year-old basketball player also named Jeremy Lin who has become a well-known figure on the internet. [FULL STORY]