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02-16-2012, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by broadwayblue View Post
Seriously? It's more "newsworthy" than most of the crap being sold these days. It's a story about hope and breaking stereotypes, etc. A guy who nobody gave a chance to succeed at this level got a shot and has made the most of it. Not to mention Lin is as humble as they come...he seems like a genuinely good guy which only makes people root for him more.
If you say so. Maybe I'm so far removed from what goes on in basketball that I assumed it wasn't a big deal that an asian player was playing or that a relative unknown is on a 6 game hot streak out of the box. In my opinion, neither of those things is a even a sports story, nevermind a national news story, even if he is a good guy.

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