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Willis Reed gives ringing Lin-dorsement

Legend sees a touch of Clyde -- and the heart of a champ -- in Bockers' breakout star

Updated: February 17, 2012, 12:15 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Jeremy Lin's New York Knicks were playing Red Holzman basketball again, finding the open man, honoring the romantic ideals of the early Seventies and making the team's forever captain wonder if Lin would be the one.

The one to win the Knicks' first championship since 1973.

"I thought it was going to be Patrick Ewing," Willis Reed said. "But maybe it's going to be this kid."

The undrafted, unwanted economics major out of Harvard.

"Jeremy ...

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