Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin comes off bench to land first triple-double

Jeremy Lin takes it to the hoop. Photo: AP

Jeremy Lin impressed his teammates with his first career triple-double in Houston’s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.

The Rockets were even more surprised that he achieved the feat coming off the bench.

Sunday, 2 February, 2014, 1:13pm 1 comment

'Make me believe in Linsanity again'

Houston's Jeremy Lin

I have a friend whose nickname is the "General", so called because of his propensity to command us to drink shots and chase girls. When we were children, the "General" used to mail-order VHS tapes of every Bulls game from some shady outfit in France because that was the only way he could watch Michael Jordan in Hong Kong.

7 May 2013 - 5:06am

Lin's legacy will be built off court

Jeremy Lin. Photo: AFP

We have had a little more than a year to digest things and certainly enough time to have thoroughly reflected on the madness. The notion of Jeremy Lin as merely an above average basketball player for the Houston Rockets is beginning to take root. But such was the depth and height of "Linsanity" last year that the residue will never truly subside.

14 Apr 2013 - 4:44am

Jeremy Lin recalls racial 'barriers'

Jeremy Lin says he likely would have been given a basketball scholarship to a major university if he wasn’t Asian American. Photo: Reuters

Jeremy Lin says he felt a sense of bigotry towards him when he wasn't offered a US university scholarship despite being named one of California's top players in his final high-school year.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Rockets and pacers to play in Philippines

Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin (left). Photo: Xinhua

Asian-American NBA star Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets will face the Indiana Pacers in a pre-season game next October in the Philippines, according to a report there on Monday.

5 Mar 2013 - 11:38am

Short Sport, December 27, 2012

A police mugshot of Ex-Braves star (L/R)Andruw Jones. Photos: AP, Reuters

Former Major League Baseball star centrefielder Andruw Jones was free on bond after being arrested in suburban Atlanta early on Tuesday on a battery charge, according to jail records.

28 Dec 2012 - 2:07am

Jeremy Lin leads Houston Rockets' rout over New York Knicks

Point Guard Jeremy Lin takes on New York Knicks' centre Tyson Chandler in the first quarter of the game. Photo: Reuters

Jeremy Lin will never forget that brief, beautiful stretch of basketball known as Linsanity.

His first trip back to Madison Square Garden was memorable, too.

Lin had 22 points and eight assists in his return to New York, leading the Houston Rockets to a 109-96 victory that ended the Knicks' 10-game home winning streak to open the season.

19 Dec 2012 - 2:11am

Who said it?

U.S. President Barack Obama

Can we honestly say that we're doing enough to keep our children, all of them, safe from harm?

18 Dec 2012 - 2:08am

Taiwan rejects political party named after Jeremy Lin

The parents of Asian-American basketball hero Jeremy Lin are from Taiwan. Photo: EPA

Taiwanese authorities have rejected an application to set up a new political party named after Asian-American basketball hero Jeremy Lin, officials said on Monday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons combine to beat Knicks

Jeremy Lin (right)

Chandler Parsons' career night helped Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets down the New York Knicks 131-103 in the first clash between Lin and his former NBA team.

25 Nov 2012 - 3:01am

New York Knicks off to best start in 19 NBA seasons with 7-1 record

Jeremy Lin

The New York Knicks' best eight-game start in 19 seasons is building a buzz that may surpass last year's "Linsanity", according to league analysts and sports merchandisers.

20 Nov 2012 - 3:07am

Who said it?

Shark's fin soup protester Dr Kerry Jang

He is not Chinese, he is a banana. He is only doing this to get cheap political votes

Vancouver restaurant owner David Chung hits out at shark's fin soup protester Dr Kerry Jang


Any scheme we pledge to the elderly must be sustainable day after day, and year after year

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying


2 Nov 2012 - 3:56am

Jeremy Lin 'lines up' Nike deal with Harvard

Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets is said to be in talks with Harvard University for a co-branded product line. Photo: Xinhua

Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin and his alma mater, Harvard University, are in talks to create a co-licensed merchandise line, two people with direct knowledge of the negotiations said.

4 Oct 2012 - 3:28am

Jeremy Lin has first workout at Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets' player Jeremy Lin. Photo: AP

Jeremy Lin  is finally getting his own bed.

The 1.9-metre point guard, who became an international phenomenon during one dazzling month with the Knicks last season,  had his first workout with the Houston Rockets.

Naturally, he drew a horde of media to the Toyota Centre,  evidence that Linsanity has plenty of life left in it.

20 Sep 2012 - 1:37am

Lonely at the top Jeremy Lin tells HK crowd that God is his head coach

Lin in TST. Photo: K.Y.Cheng

Basketball star Jeremy Lin yesterday told the story of his climb out of misery while playing in the Development League to "Linsanity" in the National Basketball Association. But he said he only found emptiness at "the top of the world".

27 Aug 2012 - 5:59am