Evans Clinchy
Wednesday February 22nd, 2012

Jeremy Lin has already drawn praise from practically every corner of the globe, but today he gained one more admirer -- New Jersey Nets forward Kris Humphries, who said Lin had some kind words for him after last night's Nets win over Lin's New York Knicks.

"I saw him in the tunnel outside the locker room after the game," Humphries said today on ESPN Radio's "Scott Van Pelt Show." "He just said, 'Hey, I don't know why they boo you, but I think it's crap, and you're playing really well.' That was nice of him to say. He's a really nice guy. ... It's nice to see great things happen for nice people."

Of course, Humphries is booed because of his failed 72-day marriage to Kim Kardashian, but Lin was nice enough to set that aside and praise Humphries' play. Humphries is averaging 13.6 points and 10.5 rebounds per game for the Nets, who took down the Knicks 100-92 last night, only their second loss of the Lin era.

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