New York Knicks Phenom Jeremy Lin Reveals Favorite Bands

Linsanity is not quite yet a diagnosable disease, but sports watchers around the country are going mad over the Harvard grad’s now-legendary NBA exploits. As it seems like most casual fans are focusing their attention on the fact that he’s the first Asian-American player in the history of the league to be even alright, the small detail that he is super, super Christian has mostly been shifted to the side. So it’s not really surprising to hear that his favorite music comes from artists mostly off the mainstream radar: rapper Lecrae and rock band Hillsong, both Christian acts I’m guessing you haven’t worn out on your turntable.

The interview with Fuse.tv is short, but it’s easy to see why people love Lin: He seems basically nice and eloquent, which dovetails perfectly well with his underdog status. Humility from a Harvard graduate? Well, I never! Honestly, I’m a little disappointed his favorite music isn’t just a looped 60-minute version of Juelz Santana’s "There It Go." That’s a way to get hype as hell before playing the Celtics.

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