It's been a wild ride for the New York Knicks ever since they inserted Jeremy Lin into the lineup. In the past six games where he has been playing heavy minutes and dominating the rest of the league, the Knicks have gone on a six game tear. In the process, they have taken down the Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves, two very talented teams.
He is averaging a blistering 26.8 points, 8.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game, making him instantly one of the best point guards in the NBA.
Nobody knows exactly how long "Linsanity" can continue producing at such a torrent pace, but one thing is certain: as long as he is playing like a superstar point guard, the New York Knicks will be the most dangerous team in the NBA.
Here are five reasons why.