When Jeremy Lin was with the Warriors, he was seldom used and the “Linsanity” thing never really caught on. It was because he never got a chance to play a lot of minutes and due to that, it led to his eventual release.
Fast forward that to last February and the entire country was all about Lin. Merchandise was flying off the shelves with his name and he even got people who knew nothing about basketball to care.
Now he’s back with the Houston Rockets and this might be a very unique situation for him and his impact. I would believe he is a starter in Houston since he’s getting paid starter money.
But there’s more to this Lin movement than just basketball: