From Ivy Halls to the Garden, Surprise Star Jolts the NBA

NEW YORK (AP) – Jeremy Lin scored a career-high 28 points in his first career start, Steve Novak added a season-best 19, and the New York Knicks overcame the absence of Amar'e Stoudemire and early loss of Carmelo Anthony to beat the Utah Jazz 99-88 on

While former Harvard men's basketball standout Jeremy Lin dropped 28 points and eight assists for the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Monday night, we were in Cambridge live blogging the action from afar.

You can thank Jeremy Lin for that. His 80 minutes over the last two games have been the giddiest 80 minutes of the Knicks season and, suddenly, the thought of playing without Anthony (and Amar'e Stoudemire, who will remain with his family for at least

Knick guard Jeremy Lin, an unknown, had just torched the Nets to the tune of 25 points. They couldn't win an imminently winnable game against a Knicks team that was playing its third game in as many nights. But Deron Williams, who was so openly

Second-year New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is attracting Benedict Cumberbatch-levels of buzz after scoring more than 20 points in back-to-back New York wins. Lin played college ball at Harvard, didn't get drafted, and has been a bench warmer