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Our Jeremy Lin opportunity

The way some are reacting to his rise with the Knicks can be a learning experience

Originally Published: February 23, 2012
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

The simple and decent way to view Jeremy Lin and his sudden success is with a generous combination of hope and admiration, for he represents the victories all of us seek. At some point, we have all felt underestimated, all wondered if a supervisor, coach or editor would ever provide us an opportunity, and we knew we could succeed if only given that chance. Lin was underestimated, cut by two teams and nearly again by the Knicks before finally being given a real chance. Improbably, and on the biggest ...

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