Jeremy Lin: 5 Reasons Knee Injury Spells End to Linsanity

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Jeremy Lin: 5 Reasons Knee Injury Spells End to Linsanity
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ESPN is reporting that Jeremy Lin will have surgery on a slightly torn meniscus next week, which means he will miss the next six weeks of the season.

While that most likely means that Lin will miss the rest of the 2011-12 season and any potential playoff series the Knicks may earn, it more importantly signifies the end to what we call Linsanity.

Lin will return to the Knicks next season, and he might very well rebound from this injury/surgery and return to being a productive point guard, but there's no way around the fact that this injury signifies the end of Linsanity in more ways than one.

Ahead are five reasons why Lin's partially torn meniscus and subsequent surgery are the end to one of the most memorable emergences in NBA history, better known as...Linsanity

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