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Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Shu-How Lin (traditional Chinese: 林書豪; simplified Chinese: 林书豪; pinyin: Lín Shūháo) (born August 23, 1988) is an American professional ... More »Jeremy Shu-How Lin (traditional Chinese: 林書豪; simplified Chinese: 林书豪; pinyin: Lín Shūháo) (born August 23, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the New York Knicks. After receiving no athletic scholarship offers out of high school and being undrafted out of college, the Harvard University graduate reached a partially-guaranteed contract deal with his hometown Golden State Warriors. Lin is the first American player in the NBA to be of Chinese or Taiwanese descent. In his senior year in 2005–2006, Lin captained Palo Alto High School to a 32–1 record and upset nationally ranked Mater Dei, 51–47, for the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division II state title. According to Dana O'Neil of ESPN, "... Lin was the runaway choice for player of the year by virtually every California publication." He was named first-team All-State and Northern California Division II Player of the Year ending his senior year averaging 15.1 points, 7.1 assists, 6.2 rebounds and 5.0... [ Wikipedia ]

Jeremy Lin starting Game 3 for Rockets despite chest injury

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin will play in Game 3 against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night. Lin bruised a chest muscle in the first half of a 105-102 loss in Game 2 and didn't play in the second half. Coach Kevin McHale says, "he is up shooting and ...

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Rockets' Jeremy Lin leaves Game 2 with muscle contusion

Jeremy Lin left Game 2 due to a muscle contusion in his chest. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin has come out of Game 2 of Houston's playoff series against Oklahoma City because of a muscle contusion in his chest. Lin was wincing as a trainer worked on ...

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Jeremy Lin Injury: Are The Houston Rockets Better Without The Point Guard?

Jeremy Lin and Russell Westbrook have missed multiple games in their first-round playoff series. One of the biggest differences in Houston’s two victories was the absence of Jeremy Lin. The point guard suffered a chest contusion in Game Two at halftime. He came back in the ...

Linsanity: Jeremy Lin's rise to stardom

There aren't many basketball stars who step off the bench and directly into the dictionary, but that's what happened last season when a third-string guard for the New York Knicks named Jeremy Lin spawned something so new, so crazy, so outside the realm of rational explanation that it ...

Jeremy Lin says his race is why he wasn't immediately selected by the NBA or awarded scholarships |

Overlooked: Former New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin says his ethnicity, being the first NBA player of Taiwanese descent after joining the Knicks in 2011, is what prevented him from being recognized Former New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin says his ethnicity is why he wasn't offered ...

Palo Alto’s Jeremy Lin Talks About Asian Stereotype On ‘60 Minutes’

PALO ALTO (CBS News) — NBA standout Jeremy Lin’s failure to get a major college basketball scholarship or a roster spot through the NBA draft probably had to do with his Asian ethnicity, Lin and NBA Commissioner David Stern said in a “60 Minutes” story that will air Sunday. The ...

Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin on Asian stereotype

NBA standout Jeremy Lin's failure to get a major college basketball scholarship or a roster spot through the NBA draft probably had to do with his Asian ethnicity, Lin and NBA Commissioner David Stern say. The opinions come to light in a profile of the Houston Rockets player...

Jeremy Lin Watch: Star Guard Enjoying His Best Month With Rockets

Jeremy Lin is settling in with the Houston Rockets just in time. Jeremy Lin will likely see his first playoff action this year. With the playoffs less than four weeks away, the point guard is currently playing better than he ever has with his new club. In March, Lin is ...

Jeremy Lin Watch: Houston Rockets Star Having A Great March

Jeremy Lin Watch: Houston Rockets Star Having A Great March -- Can It Continue? The first few months with his new team were a struggle for Jeremy Lin. Jeremy Lin will likely see his first playoff action this year. The guard signed with the Houston Rockets in the offseason...

Jeremy Lin Still Has To Pinch Himself Watching 'Linsanity' Documentary

Jeremy Lin conquered Harvard, the NBA and Sundance. But given the "Linsanity" of his past year, these accomplishments shouldn't be surprising. Lin set off a media frenzy when he became the first Asian-American to start in the NBA. Former MTV News producer Evan Jackson Leong immortalized ...

Rockets' Harden expected to play despite illness

'' McHale said point guard Jeremy Lin will be available only for spot duty off the bench if he plays at all in Game 5 because of a bruised chest. Lin was hurt in Game 2 before sitting out the second half. He was ineffective in Game 3 and then was held out of Game 4. "It seems to ...

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Felton must rediscover value that made Knicks fans forget about Lin

INDIANAPOLIS — Raymond Felton has spent most of his season reminding us why he was the perfect choice — really, the only choice — to fill the void left by the departure of Jeremy Lin. The two men might have posted similar numbers this season — Lin: 13.4 points, 6.1 assists and 44 ...

Felton responds to playoff pressure

Raymond Felton is using the playoffs to make his case in the inevitable comparisons with Jeremy Lin. There was no more controversial event in the Knicks’ offseason than when the team parted ways with Lin and brought in Felton from Portland to run the point. Felton was absolutely ...

Houston Rockets Vs. OKC Thunder Where To Watch Live Online Stream, Preview, Betting Odds, Prediction...

The Rockets found an excellent complement to Harden in point guard Jeremy Lin. Though he struggled in stretches in his first season in Houston, Lin still ran the second highest scoring offense in the league, and the sixth best passing club as well. Lin totaled 13.4 points ...

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Jeremy Lin's Presence In The NBA Playoffs Boosts Viewership And Merchandise Sales In China

The NBA partially has Jeremy Lin, the American basketball player born to Taiwanese emigrants, to thank for its recent market successes in China. Since joining the NBA last year with the Knicks, playing with the Rockets this season, and making the playoffs with both teams, Lin has ...

Jeremy Lin of Houston Rockets Race was 'barrier' to college

Jeremy Lin thinks he would have been offered a Division I basketball scholarship -- if he wasn't Asian American. Lin, now the starting point guard for the Houston Rockets, led Palo Alto (Calif.) High School to a 32-1 record and a state championship in 2005-06, averaging 15.1 ...

Puig Mania Hits Los Angeles As The Young Baseball Star's Marketing Potential Soars

One player that Puig’s fast rise to professional athletic success may be compared to is Jeremy Lin. Similar to Puig, Lin was called up from the NBA’s minor league system to the New York Knicks, whereupon in his first two games, he scored an impressive 53 points. Thereafter...

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2013 NBA Playoffs Jeremy Lin of Houston Rockets to return for Game 6

Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin will play in Game 6 against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday night. Lin, who has missed the last two games with a right chest contusion, will come off the bench, a change from his normal starting role. "I'm feeling good," Lin told the ...

Rockets' Lin Day To Day For Game 3 Vs Thunder : NPR

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston point guard Jeremy Lin is listed as day to day with a bruised right chest muscle he suffered in a Game 2 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Lin was injured in the first half of the 105-102 loss on Wednesday night and didn't return in the second half. He ...

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