Jeremy Lin http://www.kunc.org en NBA Phenom Lin Leaves Teammate's Couch For High-Rise Condo http://www.kunc.org/post/nba-phenom-lin-leaves-teammates-couch-high-rise-condo Jeremy Lin has yet one more thing to celebrate today: After his meteoric rise from benchwarmer to superstar, the 23-year-old now has a Manhattan condo to call his own.<p><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203960804577239763675079548.html"><em>The Wall Street Journal</em> reports</a> that Lin signed a contract to rent a condo on the 38th floor of the W New York Downtown Hotel.<p>The <em>Journal</em> adds:<p><blockquote><p>"The two-bedroom apartment comes with a 4-foot-high sculpture in the glass-walled living room, original art on the walls, pots and pans in the cabinets and Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:44:00 +0000 22855 at http://www.kunc.org NBA Phenom Lin Leaves Teammate's Couch For High-Rise Condo The Deep-Seated Meaning Of The American Sofa http://www.kunc.org/post/deep-seated-meaning-american-sofa A tale of two couches: The first, <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/basketball/knicks/linsanity-erupted-jeremy-lin-slept-ny-knicks-teammate-landry-fields-couch-article-1.1021809">pictured recently</a> in the New York <em>Daily News</em>, is where NBA supernova Jeremy Lin reportedly spent nights — perhaps battling Linsomnia — before erupting into a game-changing beast and leading the New York Knicks to a euphoric win streak.<p>The other is from the much-examined life of Steve Jobs. Sun, 19 Feb 2012 16:39:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 22657 at http://www.kunc.org The Deep-Seated Meaning Of The American Sofa Knicks Star Jeremy Lin Captures Big Apple's Heart http://www.kunc.org/post/knicks-star-jeremy-lin-captures-big-apples-heart The New York Knicks have won seven games in a row after struggling all season — and some would say they've struggled for years.<p>Point guard Jeremy Lin, the man few knew a week and a half ago, scored a 3-pointer in the last seconds to win Tuesday's game against Toronto. Wednesday night, Linsanity returned to New York City and Madison Square Garden.<p>I confess, I had never heard of Jeremy Lin until three days ago. Thu, 16 Feb 2012 10:09:00 +0000 Margot Adler 22497 at http://www.kunc.org Knicks Star Jeremy Lin Captures Big Apple's Heart American-Born 'Linderella' Is The Pride Of China http://www.kunc.org/post/american-born-linderella-pride-china How do you say "Linsanity" in Chinese? <em>Lin Shuhao feng</em>.<p>And how do you quantify it? Jeremy Lin has more than a million followers so far on the Chinese version of Twitter.<p>The legend of Lin, the Asian-American point guard for the New York Knicks whose success story draws comparisons to a fairy tale, continues to grow. On Tuesday night, he scored 27 points, including the winning shot, in the Knicks' victory over the Toronto Raptors.<p>Lin has been a sensation in the U.S., but he has also become a point of pride in China. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 19:43:00 +0000 Frank Langfitt 22455 at http://www.kunc.org American-Born 'Linderella' Is The Pride Of China Looking For Lin In All The Wrong Places http://www.kunc.org/post/looking-lin-all-wrong-places By now, most everybody knows Michael Lewis' story of <em>Moneyball</em> — best-selling book or Oscar-nominated film — about the poor little franchise in Oakland that learned how to compete against the big-city rich teams by discovering overlooked players.<p>The maestro of this policy, Billy Beane, is an endearing character, but I've never been all that charmed by the story, because Beane was just employing cold statistics. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Frank Deford 22417 at http://www.kunc.org Looking For Lin In All The Wrong Places