President Obama Allegedly Used a Fantastic Jeremy Lin/Miami Heat Analogy

The New York Times ran a lengthy story over the weekend about President Obama’s competitive zeal, and an unnamed aide told the paper the leader of the free world said this:

No matter what moves Mr. Romney made, the president said, he and his team were going to cut him off and block him at every turn. “We’re the Miami Heat, and he’s Jeremy Lin,” Mr. Obama said, according to the aide.

If you’re only a casual NBA fan and aren’t sure what this means, let’s take you back to late February. The Knicks were hot, thanks to Harvard sensation Jeremy Lin. After looking incredible beating the Lakers and Mavericks (in the Garden) in nationally-televised games, Lin’s trip to Miami was a rude awakening: 1-for-11 shooting, eight turnovers. Watch him look like an NBDL player against Mario Chalmers and Norris Cole:

If Romney is Jeremy Lin, does that make Paul Ryan … Steve Novak? [Times]

Previously: Jeremy Lin to Houston as Knicks Won’t Match
Previously: Jeremy Lin & the Houston Rockets Are Way Too Young For Anyone to Talk Playoffs

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