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.
Lin in his first game for the Knicks, following a game against his former team the Golden State Warriors on December 28, 2011
|Born||August 23, 1988|
Los Angeles, California
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school||Palo Alto HS (Palo Alto, California)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2010–2011||Golden State Warriors|
|2010–2011||→Reno Bighorns (D-League)|
|2011||Dongguan Leopards (China)|
|2011–2012||New York Knicks|
|2012||→Erie BayHawks (D-League)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
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.
"Lin, Jeremy." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2013.Web. 10 Jan. 2013.
- Nancy Liu (February 16, 2012), "Jeremy Lin has automatic Taiwanese citizenship: MOFA" Central News Agency
Media related to Jeremy Lin at Wikimedia Commons
- Career statistics and player information from NBA.com, or Basketball-Reference.com, or NBA.com/dleague