Around 11 p.m. on Friday evening, some guy was walking down 2nd Ave. just north of 86th street shouting, “JEREMY LIN! JEREMY LIN!” like he’d gotten the Spirit. Passersby encouraged him with high-fives and bro-hugs.
Here’s what the front of the Daily News’ online sports section looks like right now, with some arrows for emphasis:
The time for Jeremy Lin snark will probably come, but we’re not there yet. Let’s enjoy this while it lasts. It’s rare to have a phenomenon so gloriously unifying in this city’s divisive sports landscape.