1. As befits any proper sports #idol, Jeremy Lin just got a SportsCenter commercial. In it, he teaches the anchor how to talk like a smart person who went to Harvard, which, of course, Jeremy Lin is.
2. For example:
3. Lin also pulled off a great play in the Rockets’ loss to the Sacramento Kings, including two things he doesn’t do often. First, he blocks Aaron Brooks —
4. — then, he takes the ball coast-to-coast and slams it home. Lin’s dunks are rare, but he gets up pretty well here; maybe he should break that out more often.
This is part two in our ongoing series, “Jeremy Lin Is Still Awesome.” Video of the dunk below.
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