A Harvard university graduate of Taiwanese descent with enviable basketball skills that dazzle millions world-wide, Jeremy Lin is unique in so many ways.
At Harvard, Lin ended his career as 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).
Not to be outdone on the academic front, Lin graduated in 2010 with a degree in Economics combined with a 3.1 grade-point average.
It has only been around a month of playing for the Knicks, but Lin is quite the headline-maker!
Lin lead the Knicks to an impressive victory over the L.A. Lakers, 92-85, with a career high 38 points and seven assists.
“Players playing that well don’t usually come out of nowhere. It seems like they come out of nowhere, but if you can go back and take a look, his skill level was probably there from the beginning. It probably just went unnoticed.” - Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers.
After the retirement of Yao Ming, Jeremy Lin is probably the most famous Asian-American basketball player today!
Many players get affected by pressure, but not Jeremy Lin.
“I’ve surrendered that to God. I’m not in a battle with what everybody else thinks anymore.”
The writer would like to highlight, with video evidence, one of Lin’s most impressive achievements till date. A last-second 3-pointer that enabled his side to narrowly beat the Toronto Raptors 90-87. Lin finished with 27 points and a career high 11 assists.