Linsanity Goes Retro

Spike Lee wears Jeremy Lin’s Palo Alto High jersey as Linsanity goes retro

February 17, 2012

One fan at Madison Square Garden spotted a guy in a Palo Alto High School jersey and asked, “Are you Lin’s high school coach?”

Just about every part of the Jeremy Lin story is making news these days. The green No. 20 in fact belonged to a fellow former Palo Alto player, who was tasked with transporting Lin’s old No. 4 jersey cross-country so it could be worn Friday night by the New York Knicks’ biggest celebrity fan: Spike Lee.

The latest twist in the Lin saga started earlier this week when his high school coach in California, Peter Diepenbrock, said in an interview with a New York radio station that he hoped to put a Vikings jersey on the director’s back. Turns out Lee heard about it and had one of his representatives contact Diepenbrock about making it happen.

Read more at the Washington Post.

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