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Harvard Hoops Star Turns Pro

7.22.10

Harvard basketball star Jeremy Lin ’10, a six-foot, three-inch, 200-pound guard, has signed with the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association, according to a Boston Globe report.  Lin co-captained and led the Crimson to a sterling 21-8 record last season. An extraordinarily versatile player, profiled in Harvard Magazine in 2009, Lin ranked among the Ivy League leaders in nearly every offensive and defensive statistical category. He might be, after Yao Ming of the Houston Rockets, the world's best-known basketball player of Asian descent. A native of Palo Alto, California, Lin will now have a chance to play for the professional team he grew up watching.

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Jeannie Boehm ’20 (shown here against UNH in the first round of the WNIT) scored 11 points and blocked seven shots in the Crimson’s loss to St. John’s in the second round of the tournament.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Harvard women’s basketball WNIT loss

Katie Benzan ’20 (shown here in earlier action) has led the Crimson in scoring and assists during her first year on the team.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Harvard women's basketball WNIT

Siyani Chambers '16 ('17) had five assists and just one turnover in the men's basketball team's loss to Yale in the Ivy League tournament semifinals.
Photographs courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Harvard basketball's early exit from Ivy League tournament

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Jeannie Boehm ’20 (shown here against UNH in the first round of the WNIT) scored 11 points and blocked seven shots in the Crimson’s loss to St. John’s in the second round of the tournament.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Harvard women’s basketball WNIT loss

Katie Benzan ’20 (shown here in earlier action) has led the Crimson in scoring and assists during her first year on the team.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Harvard women's basketball WNIT

Siyani Chambers '16 ('17) had five assists and just one turnover in the men's basketball team's loss to Yale in the Ivy League tournament semifinals.
Photographs courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Harvard basketball's early exit from Ivy League tournament