President Obama Impressed By Jeremy Lin

Wednesday February 15th, 2012

Along with the rest of the world as it seems, President Obama has also embraced “Linsanity,” according to the USA Today.

"He is very impressed and fully up to speed," White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters about Jeremy Lin.  "It's just a great story…The president was saying as much this morning."

Aboard Marine One this morning with the President, Carney told reporters that Lin’s game-winning three pointer last night to beat the Toronto Raptors was the subject of conversation. Coming out of Harvard, undrafted, overlooked, and cut by two teams before finding his way onto the Knicks, Lin has accomplished something never done since the NBA-ABA 1976-77 merger, scoring a total of 137 points in first five NBA starts.  He looks to extend that record tonight against the Sacramento Kings.

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