Jeremy Shu-How Lin is an American professional basketball player with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G. He unexpectedly led the victory with the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association in the 2011–12 season, creating a well-known cultural phenomenon under the name of "Linsanity". Lin was the first Chinese or Taiwanese American to play in the NBA and is one of the few Asian Americans to have played in the tournament. He is the first Asian American to win an NBA championship, having already done so with the Toronto Raptors in 2019. He is also known to be a devotee of God. Lin grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and won the Northern California Basketball Player of the Year award as a high school student. After failing to receive a sports scholarship, he attended Harvard University, where he was a three-time Ivy League player. After graduating from college, Lin signed with his hometown of the Golden State Warriors in 2010
|Born||August 23, 1988, Torrance, California|
|Nationality||American / Taiwanese|
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in|
|Listed weight||200 lb|
|High school||Palo Alto (Palo Alto, California)|
|League||NBA G League|
|NBA draft||2010 / Round / Pick|
|Team||Santa Cruz Warriors|
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Asian-American guard whose brief scoring burst with the New York Knicks in 2011 inspired a "Linsanity" craze across the basketball nation. He signed a $25 million dollar contract with the Houston Rockets in 2012 and was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2014. He'd briefly play for the Charlotte Hornets, Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks before signing with the Toronto Raptors in 2019.
He was raised in Palo Alto, California and learned to play basketball from his father at a local YMCA. He played college basketball at Harvard University.
He made his NBA debut with the Golden State Warriors in 2010, then spent time floating around in the NBDL before the Knicks finally gave him a shot in 2011. He was a member of the Raptors' 2019 NBA Championship team.
He is the son of Taiwanese immigrants Lin Gie-Ming and Shirley Lin. He has brothers, Josh and Joseph.
He became teammates with James Harden on the Rockets in 2012.
- Men's basketball players from Harvard Crimson
- Beijing Duck Player
- Palo Alto High School Alumni
- Athletes from Palo Alto, California
- Santa Cruz Warriors Players
- Players Brooklyn Nets
- Players Reno Bighorns
- Players of Charlotte Hornets
- Players of Toronto Raptors
- Houston Rockets players
- Los Angeles Lakers players
- Golden State Warriors Players
- Atlanta Hawks players
- Americans are expatriate from basketball in China
- New York Knicks players
- American missionaries
- American basketball expatriates in Canada
Latest information about Jeremy Lin updated on June 07 2021.