Harvard in the NBA: Jeremy Lin Earns First Start with New York Knicks
Jeremy Lin '10 is averaging 7.7 points per game with the Knicks (Dave Saffran/MSG Photos).
- Video: Highlights from the Knick's 99-88 win over Utah Feb. 6 (NBA.com Video)
- Jeremy Lin Highlights from his Harvard Career
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Former Harvard guard and three-time All-Ivy League choice Jeremy Lin '10 has made an impact in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the New York Knicks.
On Feb. 6, Lin became the first Ivy Leaguer to start an NBA game since Dudley in 2002 as a member of the Trail Blazers. He netted a career-best 28 points, while dishing out a career-high seven assist in a 99-88 victory against the Utah Jazz. He shot 10-of-19 from the field and was 7-of-9 from the free throw line.
Lin, who played in 29 games for the Golden State Warriors last season, is averaging 7.7 points and 2.9 assists per game in 11 contests with the Knicks this season.