Cousy coos over Lin's speed, vision
March, 3, 2012
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com
Getty Images/AP PhotoCeltics legend Bob Cousy, a leading scholar on point guards, sees staying power in Jeremy Lin.
On Feb. 19, the 83-year-old former point guard of the Boston Celtics needed to break down the 23-year-old current point guard of the New York Knicks. An avid golfer who can shoot his age, Cousy canceled a round to watch Jeremy Lin play ball on TV.
Suddenly the Hall of Famer realized he'd been misleading friends and strangers alike. Linsanity, he decided, wasn't something opposing coaches would surely bottle up and store away in a month or two, never to be heard from again.
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