A shot & a prayer

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On a freezing-cold night in early January, Jeremy Lin sits anonymously in an upper row of bleachers at Fordham’s Rose Hill Gym, hunching slightly toward the court, clad in a ski jacket and sweatpants and still cloaked in relative obscurity.

 

Though he has been picked up recently off waivers by the Knicks — despite getting cut in the past three weeks by the Warriors and Rockets, he still is an active NBA player — he is not approached by autograph seekers or pestered by local reporters.

 

It would be weeks before the 23-year old would revive the Knicks’ season with a trio of near-mythic point-guard performances, becomes a trending topic on Twitter, spawns a cottage industry for punsters and emerges as the toast of New York.

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A shot & a prayer