Global News Blog Knicks fans in Taiwan? Yes, thanks to Jeremy Lin.

'Linsanity' about Jeremy Lin has spread to Taiwan, where his parents were born. Fans are watching New York Knicks games live – at 8 a.m. local time mid week.

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At the unlikely hour of 8 a.m. on Wednesday, dozens pack a downtown Taipei bar to bellow cheers as the big screen broadcast a live New York Knicks basketball game.