Meet Jeremy Lin at the Garden through Knicks Charity Auction
MANHATTAN — It'll be Lin-Sanity, up close and personal.
As of Sunday afternoon, the bid for the post-game meet-up with the Harvard grad phenom, who went from warming the bench to setting the hardwood on fire last week, stood at $2,200 — more than double the opening price of $1,000.
The winner will get four tickets to the Feb. 15 game against the Sacremento Kings at the Garden and get to chat with Lin afterwards.
Bidding for the contest closes Monday, Feb. 13 at noon, according to the CharityBuzz website.
The proceeds will benefit the Garden of Dreams foundation, a nonprofit that is focused on helping kids who are facing illness, homelessness or poverty among other obstacles.
Lin has taken the New York sports world by storm after coming off the bench to score 25 points against the Nets.
In each game after that, he has racked up 20 or more points, including 38 in Friday night's matchup against the Lakers, helping the team score their fifth straight win.