He seemed to emerge from nowhere and became the hottest sports star in NBA, the United States, and in China. "Linsanity," "Lincredible," "Linderella" screamed the headlines around the world and his popularity soared worldwide.

Lin Profile

Full name: Jeremy Shu-How Lin

Born: August 23, 1988

Descent: Chinese-American from Taiwan

Height: 1.91 meters

Education: Harvard University

NBA team: New York Knicks

Jersey number: No 17


NBA's Asian sensation Lin makes "Linsanity" trademark

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- NBA upstart Jeremy Lin has applied to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark the term "Linsanity".  Full story

Lin's underdog story inspires the world

BEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Although Jeremy Lin's sudden emergence came too late to make him an All-Star, he still managed a starring role and was not outshone by any big guys.  Full story

 Jeremy Lin takes up Yao's mantle

HANGZHOU, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- "Lin-sanity," "Lin-credible" and "Linderella" are just a few of the words used to describe the frenzy surrounding Jeremy Lin, a New York Knicks point guard whose inspiring story has made him a new idol for young Chinese after the retirement of former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming.  Full story

NBA point guard Lin becomes media darling in Taiwan after team's seven straight win

TAIPEI, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- New York Knicks' point guard Jeremy Lin rocketed to rock star status and has become a media darling in Taiwan, where the parents of the NBA's first American-born player of Chinese descent grew up. Full story

Jeremy Lin - Photos of "Linsanity" in games

Knicks back from 17 points down to beat Cavaliers 120-103

NEW YORK, Feb. 29 (Xinhua) -- Jeremy Lin had 19 points and 13 assists, Steve Novak had 17 points off the bench as the New York Knicks turned a 17-point deficit into a 120-103 win over Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday. Full story

 Linsanity prevails in New York's routing of Lakers

 Lin's big double-double lifts Knicks past Mavericks

 Lin's last-second score continues Knicks' winning streak

 Highlights of NBA All-Star weekend in Orlando 

 Knicks fall to first loss in "Lin era"


 Editor: Lu Hui