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Jeremy Lin Doesn’t like Fans Booing Kris Humphries: Fan’s View
During the New Jersey Nets, 100-92, win over the New York Knicks on Monday, February 20, 2012, the fans at Madison Square Garden booed the Nets Kris Humphries at every opportunity. After the game, Jeremy Lin of the Knicks, who came from nowhere to be a sensation in the NBA over the last few weeks, told Humphries he thought it was garbage that the fans were booing him.
Jeremy Lin Not Sure Why Crowd Booed Kris Humphries but Lin Didn't Like the Booing
Jeremy Lin also told Kris Humphries he wasn't really sure why the fans were booing him, but that he thought that Humphries was playing great. Humphries and Lin know each other a little after meeting at an autograph session at the 2011 all-star game in Los Angeles.
I'm a New Jersey Nets fan, and I can tell Jeremy Lin exactly why the fans at the Garden were booing Kris Humphries. Humphries married TV reality star Kim Kardashian in August of 2011, and she filed for divorce from him just 72 days later.
Crowd Boos Kris Humphries Because of His Marriage and Divorce from Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian is a beautiful woman, I saw her at a Nets game at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey rooting on Humphries in February of 2011, but she is not overly popular. Many people believe that she has never really done anything in life, but she is still famous.
After the marriage ended in just 72 days, many people believe that the whole thing was a sham perpetrated on the public by Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries just to make money. That's basically why the fans boo Kris Humphries. Even if the marriage had lasted, I think Humphries would still get booed because people are not fond of Kim Kardashian.
Garden Crowd Can Boo Anybody They Want
As far as fans at Madison Square Garden booing Kris Humphries goes, I think that New York Knicks fans pay a pretty penny for their Garden tickets, and they have every right to boo Kris Humphries, or whoever else they want to. I would even say that Kris Humphries would probably agree with that.
The booing does not seem to bother Humphries, and he even playfully gave the crowd the be quiet finger to the lips sign after he made a free throw in Monday's game.
Booing is Not Bothering Kris Humphries at All
All the booing is certainly not bothering Kris Humphries game this season. He is averaging 13.6 points and 10.5 rebounds per game so far in 2012, which would both be career highs for him if he maintains those averages for the rest of the season.
From all the interviews with Jeremy Lin, and all the interviews I've heard with people who know Jeremy Lin, he comes across as a very genuine person. Because he probably is such a genuine person, I don't think the fact that he told Kris Humphries he didn't like the crowd booing Humphries will affect his popularity at all.
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