(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Linsanity has taken over Madison Square Garden, and even Magic Johnson was captivated watching New York’s newest star.The only guy who doesn’t seem impressed is Jeremy Lin.The Knicks’ new point guard refuses to get his own place to live, just in case the team decides to cut him this week before his contract becomes guaranteed.He takes no satisfaction in proving he wasn’t a one-hit wonder, because he could be ”like a two-time wonder.”And no, he doesn’t consider himself all that smart, regardless of that Harvard education.”That’s a stereotype,” Lin said Tuesday. ”(Former Golden State teammate) David Lee would be the first to tell you, he always calls me the dumbest smart guy he knows. Depends on who you ask I guess.”Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni knew Lin was intelligent – he had a 4.2 grade-point average in high school. What he didn’t know was whether Lin could play in the NBA, and for a while he was hesitant to find out.The Knicks struggled out of the gate, and even though D’Antoni had seen glimpses from Lin, he worried this wasn’t the time to turn to a guy who just recently… Read full this story
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