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Thread started by Dave Winer on Wednesday, November 14, 2012.

Jeremy Lin belongs in Brooklyn

A picture named brooklyn.gifFor some reason it just feels right that Jeremy Lin should play for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association.

The Knicks were too good for him, I guess -- but the Nets -- Brooklyn? Fugheddaboudit. It's poifect. Like Canarsie and Flatbush. The L train and the Q train. The Lawn Guyland Railroad and Junior's cheesecake. Prospect Park and Jeremy Lin. It works.

Now, I want to say I don't know bupkis about the Nets except like the Knicks they have a couple of stars, and I'm sure the players wouldn't want Lin, but it would be reallllly smart business for the Nets to bring him back to NY where he is admired, and the Knicks are hated for letting him go. They can keep Carmelo and the rest, we want Jeremy Lin on the Nets.

It would be so cool. And you'd get all the folks from Flushing, and we'd come from Manhattan to see the Nets and when the Knicks play at Barclay we could yell in unison FUCK DA KNICKS and you wouldn't have to tell us to scream it louder.

He's the new Jackie Robinson. He should be in Brooklyn. Please someone have the imagination to make this happen!!

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