It is somewhat unfortunate that, in the growing canon of Jeremy Lin lore, Landry Fields is best known for supplying a couch.
Since his arrival in late December, Lin has slept most nights at his brother’s apartment on the Lower East Side. But the night before he streaked into stardom, with a 25-point game against the Nets, Lin crashed with Fields in White Plains.
It instantly became a running gag: that Lin owed his success to Fields’s furniture. Fields even posted a photo of the serendipitous sofa on Twitter.