If you caught a whiff of Lin-sanity in 2012, you saw a player who enjoyed quick success in the NBA by doing things a little differently.
Jeremy Lin recognized his strengths—and weaknesses—and used them all to his advantage.
Here's one way he did that. Lin is artful in changing his speeds while dribbling. This allows him to separate in cases where defenders are faster than him.
For this drill, attack the cone with any change-of-direction move. Explode to the nail, stop and reattack for a layup.