Jeremy Lin consoles distraught young fan over Skype

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There’s one stat that 6′ 3″ Jeremy Lin’s basketball card doesn’t list: his equally sizeable heart. Don’t believe me? Wait until you watch this video (below) in which the gentle giant is seen reaching out over Skype to console 5-year-old Naim, a rather distraught young fan featured in a YouTube video back in June after the New York Knicks decided against resigning the now Houston Rocket.

While we’re on sports, let me introduce you to Shannon Eastin, the NFL’s first female official. She is slated to take to the field Thursday when the Green Bay Packers go up against the San Diego Chargers in exhibition play.

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