Linsanity Hits Taiwan With Streetball Surprise [VIDEO]

Sam Laird

NBA star and Internet legend Jeremy Lin toured Asia this summer. While there, Lin surprised some late-night streetballers in Taipei by showing up with former Golden State Warriors teammate David Lee to crash their pickup game.

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The beginning of the resulting video is scripted and shows the young point guard's creative side (and apparent fondness for Hello Kitty headpieces), but then seems to be candid footage of Lin and Lee taking the Taiwanese to school while an adoring crowd goes nuts -- or Linsane, if you will.

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The video also proves that, like rock and roll, Linsanity will never die -- it's gained more than 37,000 views since being uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday.

This story originally published on Mashable here.