If it weren’t for the fact that the national sports media is like a small child, enamored with shiny objects, somebody might actually take a second to point out that the New York Knicks and “Linsanity” have reversed course with a 3-game losing streak to drop to 3 games below .500. Fortunately for them, the New Orleans Saints’ bounty system and Peyton Manning’s free agency are much sexier stories, so nobody really cares that the Knicks have about as much chemistry as an art school. *pushes up glasses, snorts*
But that’s not entirely fair, because while Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler struggle to develop the three-headed monster that James Dolan craves, their teammates are still having fun. Particularly, Landry Fields, Steve Novak and Lin, who took the above picture (Tweeted by Fields) when the trio visited Novak’s alma mater, Marquette University, earlier this week.
And it got me thinking – what if Lin doesn’t mind the fortune cookies and the stereotype puns? What if he’s just like my good friend who is also Chinese-American and makes more jokes about his heritage than anyone else? Does that make it all better? Should that ESPN guy who writes the lamest apologies get his job back? Maybe we’ve been ignoring what matters most this whole time – Lin’s opinion.
But then I remembered it’s Friday, so here’s a very important Kate Upton GIF…