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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

“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.