Stephen Curry scored 29 points, Klay Thompson had 26 with six three-pointers, as the Golden State Warriors kept their Western Conference standings in the NBA with a 108-78 win over the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center.
The New York Knicks may have given Jeremy Lin his break in the NBA, but a sports ball maker in eastern China saw potential in the Harvard-educated Chinese-American more than a year and a half ago -- and quietly registered his trademark for $700.
Jeremy Lin coughed up nine turnovers in his first defeat as a New York Knicks starter with the lowly New Orleans Hornets claiming a surprise 89-85 victory at a sold-out Madison Square Garden on Friday.
Earl "The Pearl" Monroe feels the New York Knicks finally have the floor leader they needed in Jeremy Lin, and from his unique perspective predicts high-scoring Carmelo Anthony will have no trouble fitting in when he returns from injury.
Less than two weeks ago anyone looking to buy a ticket to watch the New York Knicks play the Dallas Mavericks this weekend could expect to pay around $270. Today, the same ticket would cost about twice that.
As the first ripples of "Linsanity" hit Asia, ethnic Chinese-American Jeremy Lin`s fairytale rise has marketing men rubbing their hands with glee as they contemplate a potential candidate to fill the very large shoes left by last year`s retirement of Yao Ming.
"Linsanity" reigned at Madison Square Garden for another night on Friday as point guard Jeremy Lin outdueled Kobe Bryant to lead the New York Knicks to a fourth straight win with a 92-85 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
His university classmates may be thriving in law school, at brokerage houses and on the early rungs up the corporate ladder, but Jeremy Lin is blazing a trail as the sudden savior of the New York Knicks.