Linsanity: Jeremy Lin by the numbers (New Nike shoe, anybody?)

We all know about the three-point buzzer beater, the seven straight wins. But although Jeremy Lin is all business on the court, it’s starting to look like the Linsanity business is just as hot outside the stadium. Here’s a quick business- and money-themed breakdown of stats:

2: Applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to trademark “Linsanity”

1: Application to trademark “Lin-sanity”

1: Application to trademark “Linning”


$167.95: The starting price for tickets to the New York Knicks game Friday against the New Orleans Hornets, on StubHub

$269.95: The price of an authentic Jeremy Lin home or road jersey through the official Knicks store

0: Number of non-Lin items among the store’s 20 bestsellers

366,757: Number of people following the @jlin7 Twitter account, which has fewer than 400 tweets


9%: Stock price increase for Knicks owner Madison Square Garden from Feb. 3, to $32.03

1: New Nike “Linsanity” edition Zoom Hyperfuse shoe, according to Counterkicks


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