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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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Photograph by Jim Harrison

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A finalist for the second year in a row, Jimmy Vesey won this year's Hobey Baker Memorial Award.

A finalist for the second year in a row, Jimmy Vesey won this year's Hobey Baker Memorial Award. Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

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Sprinters Gabby Thomas (left) and Ngozi Musa are teammates, close competitors, and best friends.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

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A finalist for the second year in a row, Jimmy Vesey won this year's Hobey Baker Memorial Award.

A finalist for the second year in a row, Jimmy Vesey won this year's Hobey Baker Memorial Award. Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

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