Jeremy Lin

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Jeremy Lin
Lin in his first game for the Knicks, following a game against his former team the Golden State Warriors on December 28, 2011
Personal information
Born (1988-08-23) August 23, 1988 (age 35)
Los Angeles, California
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High schoolPalo Alto HS (Palo Alto, California)
CollegeHarvard (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
PositionPoint guard
Career history
2010–2011Golden State Warriors
2010–2011Reno Bighorns (D-League)
2011Dongguan Leopards (China)
2011–2012New York Knicks
2012Erie BayHawks (D-League)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at
Stats at

Jeremy Lin (born August 23, 1988) is a National Basketball Association player who is currently a free agent. Lin is one of the few Asian Americans in NBA history. He is the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the league.

Jeremy Lin moved to Palo Alto in California. Jeremy Lin was very good at basketball so he ended up playing college basketball at Harvard. Jeremy Lin created tons of excitement, especially the Chinese and Taiwanese people. This was soon nicknamed “Linsanity.”

Jeremy Lin was a regular basketball player until the international sensation in February. He played for the New York Knicks of the NBA, and became famous for the awesome play he made in February. But that’s not all he’s famous for, he is also famous for being the first American-born player to play in the NBA related to the Chinese people.

References[change | change source]

"Lin, Jeremy." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2013.Web. 10 Jan. 2013.

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