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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks celebrates a basket against the Utah Jazz. (Feb. 6, 2012)

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Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin over the years.

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Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls steals
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Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls steals the ball from Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks. (March 12, 2012)

New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin, left, Mike Bibby,
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New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin, left, Mike Bibby, center, and Carmelo Anthony talk on the bench during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls. (March 12, 2012)

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New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin (17) tries to block the shot of Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose (1) during the first half. (March 12, 2012)

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks in
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Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks in action against the Philadelphia 76ers at Madison Square Garden. (March 12, 2012)

New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin (17) shoots past
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New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin (17) shoots past Milwaukee Bucks' Beno Udrih (19) and Larry Sanders (8). (March 9, 2012)

Knicks' Jeremy Lin, left, shoots over San Antonio
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Knicks' Jeremy Lin, left, shoots over San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan. (March 7, 2012)

New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin (17) shoots as
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New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin (17) shoots as Philadelphia 76ers' Thaddeus Young (21) and Jrue Holiday (11) trail during the first half of an NBA basketball game. (March 21, 2012)

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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks
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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks goes to the hoop against the Portland Trail Blazers. (March 14, 2012)

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks in
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Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks in action against the Detroit Pistons at Madison Square Garden. (Jan. 31, 2012)

Knicks' Jeremy Lin passes off against the Toronto
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Knicks' Jeremy Lin passes off against the Toronto Raptors. (March 23, 2012)

Knicks' Jeremy Lin watches his team score at
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Knicks' Jeremy Lin watches his team score at the first half buzzer. (March 23, 2012)

Jeremy Lin turns over the ball in the
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Jeremy Lin turns over the ball in the second half against the Nets. (Feb. 20, 2012)

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New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin looks on before
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New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin looks on before an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Lin will miss the rest of the regular season because he needs knee surgery that will sideline him six weeks and could leave the Knicks without their star point guard in the playoffs, if they make it that far. (March 31, 2012)

Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks
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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks speaks to the media announcing his season ending injury before the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (March 31, 2012)

Photo of New York Knick's forward Jeremy Lin
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Photo of New York Knick's forward Jeremy Lin about his surgery on April 2, 2012. This photo was posted on his facebook page.

Jeremy Lin talks with teammate Amar'e Stoudemire during
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Jeremy Lin talks with teammate Amar'e Stoudemire during a timeout against the Sacramento Kings. (Feb. 15, 2012)

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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks in action against the Los Angeles Lakers. The Knicks defeated the Lakers 92-85. (Feb. 10, 2012)

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New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is
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New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is tended to after being injured during the first half. (Feb. 8, 2012)

Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks
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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks in action against the Utah Jazz. (Feb. 6, 2012)

Jeremy Lin and Jared Jeffries of the New
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Jeremy Lin and Jared Jeffries of the New York Knicks celebrate against the Utah Jazz. (Feb. 6, 2012)

Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks
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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks celebrates a basket against the Utah Jazz. (Feb. 6, 2012)

Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks
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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks in action against the Utah Jazz. (Feb. 6, 2012)

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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks
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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks in action against the Utah Jazz. (Feb. 6, 2012)

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks controls
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Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks controls the ball against Derrick Favors of the Utah Jazz. (Feb. 6, 2012)

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Jeremy Lin celebrates a fourth quarter basket against the New Jersey Nets. (Feb. 4, 2012)

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks lays
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Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks lays up a basket against the New Jersey Nets. (Feb. 4, 2012)

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks celebrates
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Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks celebrates in the fourth quarter against the New Jersey Nets with teammate Toney Douglas. (Feb. 4, 2010)

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Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks battles
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Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks battles for a rebound against Jordan Williams of the New Jersey Nets. (Feb. 4, 2012)

Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks
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Jeremy Lin #17 of the New York Knicks lays up a basket against the New Jersey Nets. (Feb. 4, 2012)

Houston Rockets' Courtney Lee (5) blocks a pass
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Houston Rockets' Courtney Lee (5) blocks a pass from New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin (17) in the second half. (Jan. 28, 2012)

Houston Rockets' Chase Budinger (10) tries to block
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Houston Rockets' Chase Budinger (10) tries to block a shot from New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin (17) in the second half. (Jan. 29, 2012)

Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin during their NBA basketball
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Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin during their NBA basketball media day. (Dec. 15, 2011)

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Basketball player Jeremy Lin during a charity basketball
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Basketball player Jeremy Lin during a charity basketball game in San Jose, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2011)

Golden State Warriors point guard Jeremy Lin against
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Golden State Warriors point guard Jeremy Lin against the Denver Nuggets in an NBA basketball game in Oakland, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2011)

Golden State Warriors point guard Jeremy Lin drives
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Golden State Warriors point guard Jeremy Lin drives to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers. (Oct. 31, 2010)

Golden State Warriors' Reggie Williams, left, interviews teammate
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Golden State Warriors' Reggie Williams, left, interviews teammate Jeremy Lin during the NBA basketball team's media day in Oakland, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2010)

Golden State Warriors' Jeremy Lin during media day
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Golden State Warriors' Jeremy Lin during media day in Oakland, Calif. (Sept. 27, 2010)

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NBA player of the Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin spins a basket ball during a press conference in Taipei, Taiwan. (July 28, 2010)

New Golden State Warriors guard Jeremy Lin smiles
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New Golden State Warriors guard Jeremy Lin smiles during a news conference at the NBA basketball team's headquarters in Oakland, Calif. (July 21, 2010)

New Golden State Warriors guard Jeremy Lin poses
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New Golden State Warriors guard Jeremy Lin poses with his parents, Gie-ming, right, and Shirley, left, during a news conference at the NBA basketball team's headquarters in Oakland, Calif. (July 21, 2010)

Kidsday reporters (l) Vincent Sheehan and Ryan Durney,
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Kidsday reporters (l) Vincent Sheehan and Ryan Durney, both 14 of Rockville Centre, with Golden State Warriors 2010 draft pick Jeremy Lin. (Aug. 17, 2010)

Milwaukee Bucks' Larry Sanders reaches in for a
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Milwaukee Bucks' Larry Sanders reaches in for a steal against Dallas Mavericks' Jeremy Lin during an NBA Summer League basketball game in Las Vegas. (July 12, 2010)

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Harvard's Jeremy Lin drives for the basket in
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Harvard's Jeremy Lin drives for the basket in front of Boston College's Rakim Sanders in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game. (Jan. 7. 2009)

Harvard's Jeremy Lin (4) goes to the basket
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Harvard's Jeremy Lin (4) goes to the basket as Georgetown's Greg Monroe (10) defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game. (Dec. 23, 2009)

Harvard's Jeremy Lin keeps the ball away from
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Harvard's Jeremy Lin keeps the ball away from Michigan's Manny Harris in the second half of a basketball game. (Dec. 1, 2007)

Palo Alto guard Jeremy Lin, right, runs into
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Palo Alto guard Jeremy Lin, right, runs into Mater Dei of Santa Ana defender Alex Jacobson while driving to the basket during the second half of the boys' Division II CIF state basketball championship game in Sacramento, Calif. (March 17, 2006)

Palo Alto guard Jeremy Lin, center, celebrates with
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Palo Alto guard Jeremy Lin, center, celebrates with teammates Steven Brown, left, Cooper Miller, and Brian Karvaries, right, after Palo Alto beat Mater Dei of Santa Ana in the boys' Division II CIF state basketball championship game in Sacramento, Calif. (March 17, 2006)

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