'Linsanity' central

The spotlight could not be any brighter for Palo Alto's Jeremy Lin, who has become a fan favorite and media sensation as a starting point guard for the New York Knicks.

Just over a week ago, the 23-year-old Palo Alto High School graduate was fighting for his NBA life as the Knicks' fourth point guard. Given the chance to play when New York lost key players to injury and saw its offense sputter, Lin responded to the challenge.

Read more:

Jeremy Lin proving that he's the real NBA deal (Feb. 16, 2012)

Editorial: Lin rocks the Big Apple (Feb. 17, 2012)

First Person: A conversation with Jeremy Lin (Dec. 15, 2011)

Lin assists the Knicks to a seventh straight victory (Feb. 15, 2012)

Lin does it again with game-winner for Knicks, 90-87 (Feb. 14, 2012)

Lin gets 20 points as Knicks win their fifth straight (Feb. 11, 2012)

Lin scores career-high 38 to lead Knicks past Lakers, 92-85 (Feb. 10, 2012)

Paly grad Lin scores 23 as Knicks win again (Feb. 8, 2012)

Lin returns to Oakland, but as a member of the Knicks (Dec. 27, 2011)

The journey continues for Palo Alto's Jeremy Lin in NBA (July 22, 2010)

Jeremy Lin among 11 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award (Feb. 9, 2010)

Jeremy Lin: My Reflection On Our State Championship (April 17, 2006, The Paly Voice)

Cover story: This team just didn't want to lose (March 22, 2006)

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Posted by Jimmy
a resident of College Terrace
on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Anyone know what grammar and middle school he went to?

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Posted by Parent
a resident of JLS Middle School
on Feb 14, 2012 at 4:11 pm

Is this why you want to know, Jimmy?

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Posted by Mark Weiss
a resident of JLS Middle School
on Feb 21, 2012 at 4:22 pm

a 6th grade classmate describes Jeremy as having gone to 6th grade at King's Academy in Sunnyvale, a Christian private school.
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