Spike Lee thanked Mark Jackson for Jeremy Lin
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin has been an overnight sensation in the Big Apple, and noted Knick fan and movie producer Spike Lee sent Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson a text message thanking him for making the ex-Harvard guard so easy to pick up, according to CSNBayArea.com.
“I got a text message from Spike Lee this morning,” Jackson said Saturday. “I had nothing to do with Jeremy Lin. I never saw him do a layup. So for the people … stop asking me. He never practiced for us so leave me out of it.”
Lin has scored 114 points over his last four games, which have resulted in four New York victories. “No,” Jackson said. “(Lee’s) thanking me like I had something to do with it. We made a player a free agent and it was nothing about believing or not believing in Jeremy Lin. I’m happy for the guy. When a good guys get a win, it’s great for everybody.”