This is just one of those moments in sports that you can’t really explain.

In the Garden. Against the Lakers. Primetime. ESPN. No big deal.

Jeremy Lin gave New Yorkers everything they wanted and more Friday night when he exploded for 38 points, 4 boards and 7 assists in a win against the Lakers.

Someone ask Kobe if the name “Jeremy Lin” means anything to him now…

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