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Linsanity leads to understanding

The rise of -- and reaction to -- Jeremy Lin raises awareness and opens dialogue

Updated: February 22, 2012, 11:23 PM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

You can't walk around Madison Square Garden without seeing fans of all ages and ethnicities wearing No. 17 jerseys and Linsanity T-shirts.

Inside the World's Most Famous Arena, a buzz permeates the air, the kind that used to be reserved for the Jordan-Ewing or Heat-Knicks battles of the '90s.

In less than three weeks, Jeremy Lin, a 6-foot-3 point guard, has done something Stephon Marbury, Isiah Thomas and all the other would-be Knicks saviors for the past decade have ...

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