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With a string of wins in early 2012, New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin has become one of basketball's most famous players.
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He shows that with dedication and determination it is possible to achieve a dream and to break down cultural stereotypes.
A devout Christian, Lin has been known to tweet Biblical verses. He is very close to his two brothers. He even crashed on his older brother Josh's couch when he first went to play for the Knicks. His younger brother, Joseph, plays guard for Hamilton College.
Lin stands about 6-feet 3-inches tall, and weighs around 200 pounds. He and his teammate Landry Fields, a Stanford grad, have their own special pre-game ritual—a nerdy handshake that involves pretending to read and taking off glasses.
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