By James Buckley Jr.
The biography of globally basketball sensation, Jeremy Lin!
Jeremy Lin is an in a single day basketball good fortune! yet to ensure that him to were prepared for his immense chance, he needed to installed years of exertions and perform. persist with alongside as we hint Jeremy's upward thrust from his high-school days, collage hoops at Harvard, and bouncing round the NBA to his amazing, extraordinary performances with the hot York Knicks. it truly is Lin-credible!
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They were also fascinated by something else in America: basketball. Gie-Ming loved to watch NBA stars like Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Julius “Dr. J” Erving on TV. He studied their moves and was impressed with how they worked hard and competed to be the best at this exciting sport. In 1993, Gie-Ming and Shirley settled in Palo Alto, California. Home to Stanford University, Palo Alto is about 30 miles south of San Francisco. Gie-Ming decided that he would teach the three boys—Josh, Jeremy, and Joseph—this new game that he loved.
Meanwhile, even though the Knicks had won three straight, they still had a losing record. It would not have been a surprise if the Lakers swamped the Knicks, especially with Stoudemire and Anthony still out. But Jeremy was determined to keep winning. ), the Knicks thrilled the Garden crowd by upsetting the Lakers. It was a triumph for Jeremy, just another example of his continued success in the face of adversity. He wasted no time making his mark in the game. He scored the Knicks’ first points with a three-point rainbow from the corner.
With Jeremy’s skills, he had a great shot at getting one. All season long, Jeremy made big plays to lead his team to wins. He had per-game averages of 15 points, seven assists, six rebounds, and five steals for the season. In an early December game, Palo Alto trailed by a point late in overtime. Jeremy’s three-pointer gave the team a two-point win. A few weeks later, his clutch assist led to the game-tying basket in another overtime victory. Later on in the month, Jeremy clinched a key tournament win with a steal and two foul shots in the final seconds of the game.