Don’t despair Knicks fans. The end of Linsanity is far from the end of the world. Yes, we all loved it and it will always be a part of Knicks lore. We’ll never really forget it.
But how about a little temporary amnesia? We could all use a case of that. Surely a deep playoff run, or taking the Atlantic for a third seed, or a championship even—how about, heck, losing in seven in the first round—all of these things, I promise, would make Linsanity seem like a passing fever.
And you know what, these things are all, some more than others, pretty much in the realm of possibility, with or without Jeremy Lin.
Actually, the team has improved in experience and depth with the additions of Marcus Camby and Jason Kidd, and, emotions aside—empirically—has upgraded at point guard with the return of Raymond Felton.
Forget about Linsanity? No, but it’s time to move on, and Felton is just the guy that will get us past this. If you remember correctly, Mr. Felton’s point guard performance was better than Mr. Lin’s. It’s true.
And all that fat talk? Felton has dropped 20 pounds and is back in form.
Here’s five ways he'll make us forget about Jeremy Lin.