Linsanity is the insanity that Jeremy Lin offers to basketball! He puts the l on linspiring, the l in lintendo, and the l in linning. This guy became an overnight sensation!
Guy 1: You seen Jeremy Lin last night?
Guy 2: Fuckin' LINSANITY!
Guy 3: Yeah, he drives better than most Asians!
A combination of New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin's last name and the word insanity. It has been used by NBA stars, sports pundits, celebrities and fans alike to describe the phenomenon surrounding the player who went from being overlooked by multiple teams to breaking records in one week. The unlikelihood of this occurrence is what makes it so contagious.
Guy 1: Did you see Jeremy Lin's game winning 3 last night?
Guy 2: Yea man, he's amazing. Linsanity is spreading really quick.
The fear of playing against the Knicks, knowing that you will have to play Jeremy Lin
Person 1: Who are the Lakers playing tonight?
Person 2: Knicks at 8:00
Person 1: I bet Kobe is suffering from LINphobia right now
To truly come out of nowhere and, like a Disney fairytale, dominate those around you like they are unworthy to be in your presence. It is different than being "Tebowed," which implies being beaten by someone with inferior skill and talent, but who was once capable of excellence at a less-than-elite level.
Linsanity, simply put, is an awe-inspiring display of talent by one who was unrecognized of possessing such talent by the "experts" in that particular field.
Max K: Did you know that Manny Pacquiao was once a sea urchin in the streets of the Philippines, unknown to the world, before becoming an 8-time world champion in boxing?
Floyd M: Really, that is pure Linsanity!
1. An American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks
2. A speech impediment that causes the speaker to add an L to any word that starts with "in".
Jeremy Lin is Lincredible, Linconceivable, Linderella, Linspiring, Super Lintendo, To Linfinity and Beyond, Linning, Linsational, Lin Diesel, and Linsane.
The craziness basketball star Jeremy Lin has brought to the table. One of few Asian players on the NBA that has made basketball exciting to watch, attracting viewers and media attention from all over the world. Other words brought upon from "Linsanity" include but are not limited to: Linning, Linstoppable, Lincredible, and Super Lintendo.
Have you seen Madison Square Garden lately? Linsanity has hit!