JEREMY LIN

Team: Brooklyn Nets

Position: Point Guard

Height/Weight: 6’3″, 200 lbs.

Date of Birth: August 23, 1988

Place of Birth: Torrance, California

High School: Palo Alto HS

College: Harvard University

Drafted: Undrafted

 

Jeremy Lin is a basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets.

 

Born in Torrance, California, Lin was raised in Palo Alto, CA, attending Palo Alto High School. Lin opted to play collegiately at Harvard University.

 

During his four years at Harvard, Lin was the first player in the history of the Ivy League to record at least 1,450 points (1,483), 450 rebounds (487), 400 assists (406) and 200 steals (225).

 

Despite going undrafted, Lin birthed the global phenomenon known as “Linsanity’ when he joined the New York Knicks, as he elevated his game from D-leaguer to league star in December 2011.

 

Following stints with the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, and Charlotte Hornets, Lin signed with the Brooklyn Nets in 2016.

 

Throughout his career, Lin has amassed a global fan base. He was named to Time’s 2012 “Top 100 Most Influential People in the World” list, and won the 2012 ESPY Award for Breakthrough Athlete of the Year. Lin is a devout Christian and a passionate philanthropist.

 

Lin joined Roc Nation Sports in October of 2016.

Career Highlights:

  •      First Player in NBA History to record 20 Points and 7 Assists in first 5 starts (2012)
  •      ESPY Winner for Best Breakthrough Athlete (2012)
  •      NBA BBVA Rising Star Challenge participant (2012)
  •      Finalist for the Bob Cousy Award (2009, 2010)
  •      All-Ivy League Team with Harvard (2009, 2010)

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