It seemed like every Knicks fan was behind Jeremy Lin last season during his rise from anonymity to NBA icon.
But that wasn't the case. There was a large segment of the Knicks faithful who never believed in Lin.
And that group often pointed to one game -- Lin's eight-turnover performance against the Miami Heat, in which he shot 1-for-11 -- to prove its point. That loss to Miami was Lin's worst outing of the season, by far.
President Barack Obama reportedly used Lin's toughest moment as a metaphor for the 2012 race for the Oval Office between Mitt Romney and himself.
“We’re the Miami Heat, and he’s Jeremy Lin,” Obama said, according to an aide quoted in a story in the New York Times about Obama's competitiveness.
It's a bit surprising because Obama, a Harvard man himself, had been a huge supporter of Lin.
It's also surprising because Lin was an underdog who rose to prominence under difficult circumstances. And Obama seemingly mirrored that path in the political world.