Jeremy Lin

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Jeremy Shu-How Lin (born August 23, 1988) is a Taiwanese-American professional basketball player for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League. He unexpectedly led a winning turnaround with the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) during the 2011–12 season, generating a cultural phenomenon known as "Linsanity". Lin was the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA, and is one of the few Asian Americans to have played in the league. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeremy Lin has received more than 7,994,227 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Jeremy Lin is the 216th most popular basketball player (down from 172nd in 2019), the 8,935th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,838th in 2019) and the 140th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Jeremy Lin ranks 216 out of 1,264. Before him are Rasheed Wallace, Charles Oakley, Alexander Belostenny, Chris Bosh, André Buffière, and Alex Hannum. After him are Žan Tabak, Vince Boryla, Ricky Rubio, Miloš Teodosić, Rajon Rondo, and Don Meineke.

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Among people born in 1988, Jeremy Lin ranks 105Before him are Renato Augusto, , Jessie J, Kwadwo Asamoah, Sven Ulreich, and Veronica Roth. After him are Grimes, Felipe Caicedo, Taeyang, Anikka Albrite, Robbie Amell, and Angelique Boyer.

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Among people born in United States, Jeremy Lin ranks 8,935 out of 15,968. Before him are Luke Askew (1932), Edward Givens (1930), Charles Francis Adams Sr. (1807), Edward Brooke (1919), Marston Morse (1892), and Mildred Gillars (1900). After him are Christopher Gorham (1974), Mary Eaton (1901), Tony Kushner (1956), Debra Monk (1949), Ol' Dirty Bastard (1968), and John Langdon (1741).


Among basketball players born in United States, Jeremy Lin ranks 140Before him are Ralph Sampson (1960), David Thompson (1953), Rasheed Wallace (1974), Charles Oakley (1963), Chris Bosh (1984), and Alex Hannum (1923). After him are Vince Boryla (1927), Rajon Rondo (1986), Don Meineke (1930), Rick Carlisle (1959), Ralph Bishop (1915), and George Karl (1951).

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