Linsanity still alive in Taiwan, Philippines

Linsanity has tapered off in the U.S. but it is still very alive in the Philippines and Taiwan.

Dwight Howard might not be the most popular guy in the Philippines, but Jeremy Lin has certainly been a fan favorite during the Rockets' week-long preseason road trip in Asia.

Lin, who is the first American-born player of Taiwanese descent in the NBA, hasn't disappointed either, most recently leading the Rockets over the Pacers with 17 points, going 3-for-4 at the 3-point line with four assists in a NBA showcase game played in the Taiwan capital of Taipei.

During the game, Lin really got the crowd going after a huge block against Pacers' Danny Granger and gave them another reason to be even louder after laying down a big dunk later in the game.

While Linsanity might have died down in the United States, it is clearly alive and well in the Philippines and Taiwan.