Jeremy Lin: There's No Expiration Date on Dreams

Overview

Fans themselves relive the stunning emergence and greatest moments of Jeremy Lin's professional and college career and share with the reader their intimate memories. Nearly 40 tales from friends, fellow NBA players, journalists and fans including contributors Yao Ming and Bob Ryan fill this volume, which is packed with photos, quips and quotes and a color reproduction of Sports Illustrated and New York Post covers featuring Jeremy; an exclusive feature found nowhere else.

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Overview

Fans themselves relive the stunning emergence and greatest moments of Jeremy Lin's professional and college career and share with the reader their intimate memories. Nearly 40 tales from friends, fellow NBA players, journalists and fans including contributors Yao Ming and Bob Ryan fill this volume, which is packed with photos, quips and quotes and a color reproduction of Sports Illustrated and New York Post covers featuring Jeremy; an exclusive feature found nowhere else.

Fun for the whole family it makes a great present for the Knicks, Rockets fan as well as those that follow basketball and love a great sports story.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984627875
  • Publisher: Lone Wolfe Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2012
  • Pages: 255
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Rich Wolfe has written dozens of books, including Ron Santo: A Prefect 10, Remembering Dale Earnhardt, Good Knight/Knightmares, For Mets Fans Only, For Notre Dame Fans Only, For Cubs Fans Only, For Red Sox Fans Only, For Buckeye Fans Only, and many others. He is the only person to appear on both Jeopardy & and ESPN's 2-Minute Drill and is a former National Sports Team Trivia Champion. He resides in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

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Table of Contents

Preface 7

Chapter 1 The Taiwan Syndrome 11

A Towering Figure in Basketball Circles Yao Ming 12

We're Gonna Get to the Bottom of this Even If We Have to Go All the Way to the Top! Tien-Wen Tao Wiedmann 16

Harvard: The Stanford of the East Meng Wang 22

Houston Had a Problem Fran Blinebury 28

Are You Now or Have You Ever Been a Columnist? Yang Yi 34

Jeremy Lin is Just a Regular Guy Who Some Days Wears a Cape Yu-Lung Tsai 37

Hello Again Everybody! Rick Quan 39

Crimson and Clover Over and Over Benjamin Chen 43

Chapter 2 The Write Guys 45

For the Love of Ivy Bob Ryan 46

It Was a Ball Phil Mushnick 53

Where the Past Is Present John Horgan 63

Hey Now, You're An All Star, Get Your Game On. Go Play Marc Spears 70

The Write Stuff Dave D'Alessandro 77

Covering Jeremy Lin Is Like Playing Hooky From Life Frank Isola 82

The Boast Of The Town Sam Hitchcock 88

And When the Scalpers Get All the Way Back Up To "Broke", They're Gonna Throw a Party Andrew Mooney 95

Chapter 3 Put Me in Coach 99

A Coach Is a Teacher...With a Death Wish Mike D'Antoni 100

Take This Job and Love It Peter Diepenbrock 104

Experience Is What You Get When You Don't Get What You Want Mark Grabow 111

These Seven Things Are the Ten Reasons to Love Jeremy Lin Eric Musselman 121

They Shoot Baskets, Don't They? Doc Scheppler 125

Jeremy Lin's Million Dollar Secret Phil Wagner 138

In Case You're Ever on Sports Jeopardy 148

Chapter 4 California Here We Come 149

A Play-Tonic Relationship Jim Sutter 150

The Son Also Rises Kirk Lacob 160

Gym Dandy Kevin Trimble 173

If You're Lucky Enough to Have Jeremy Lin as Your Student, You're Lucky Enough Mike McNulty 194

All It Takes Is All You Got David Kiefer 200

The Dos and Don'ts of Dealin' with Jeremy Lin: DO! Raymond Ridder 208

Chapter 5 Jeremypalooza 217

Zeke from Cabin Creek Jerry West 218

Washington: First In War, First In Peace, Last In the National League Bruce Tinsley 220

Yeah, That's the Ticket Joellen Ferrer 226

Sometimes God Just Hands You One Stephen Chen 230

Here's What Love's Got to Do With It Pastor John Love 234

A Good Lawyer Knows the Law, A Great Lawyer Knows the Judge David Weaver 239

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