31 Facts About Lin Houston

1. Jeremy Lin Houston gets the block and the Hawks go the other way to set up a Tyler Dorsey 3-pointer.

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2. Jeremy Lin Houston drives to the hoop, gets fouled and is still able to hit the layup.

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3. In October 2016, Lin Houston donated a million dollars to Harvard University to "support undergraduate financial aid and renovations to Lavietes Pavilion".

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4. Lin Houston called business outside of basketball "definitely secondary to my primary job".

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5. Lin Houston responded by stating, "It's humbling, a privilege, and an honor.

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6. The first time Lin Houston went to a Pro-Am game in Kezar Pavilion in San Francisco, a security guard told him: "Sorry, sir, there's no volleyball here tonight.

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7. Lin Houston considers himself a basketball player more than just an Asian American.

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8. Lin Houston was named to the USA Basketball Men's Select Team to scrimmage against the 2012 USA Olympic team candidates, but he did not participate due to his restricted free agent status with the Knicks.

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9. On July 13, 2018, Lin Houston was traded to the Atlanta Hawks, along with draft picks, in exchange for the draft rights to Isaia Cordinier and a future second-round pick.

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10. On July 7, 2016, Lin Houston signed a three-year, $36 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets.

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11. On July 9, 2015, Lin Houston signed a two-year, $4.3 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets, who used their bi-annual exception in the deal.

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12. On July 13, 2014, Lin Houston was traded, along with a 2015 first and second round pick, to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for the rights to Serhiy Lishchuk.

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13. Lin Houston continued to struggle, and he began losing playing time to backup Toney Douglas.

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14. Lin Houston became a restricted free agent at the end of the season.

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15. Lin Houston opted to have knee surgery and missed the remainder of the regular season.

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16. Lin Houston recovered from a patellar ligament injury to his knee during the 2011 NBA lockout.

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17. Lin Houston received little playing time during the season with two dominant ball-handling guards, Curry and Monta Ellis, starring for the Warriors.

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18. Lin Houston studied and rehearsed Steve Nash's and other top point guards' pick-and-roll plays.

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19. Lin Houston acknowledged the expectations and warned, "I won't be an All-Star this year.

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20. On July 21, 2010, Lin Houston signed a two-year deal with his hometown Warriors.

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21. Lin Houston sent his resume and a DVD of highlights of his high school basketball career to all of the Ivy League schools; the University of California, Berkeley; and his dream schools, Stanford University and the University of California, Los Angeles.

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22. Lin Houston was criticized by her friends for letting Lin Houston play so much basketball, but let him play the game he enjoyed.

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23. In 2012, Lin Houston signed a three-year contract with the Rockets, for whom he played two seasons.

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24. Lin Houston died of cancer in 1995 and was inducted into the Stark County High School Football Hall of Fame in 2008.

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25. Lin Houston spent much of his life after football as a steel executive.

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26. Lin Houston left the game to concentrate on his job at the Sharon Steel Products Company.

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27. Lin Houston retired for good in 1954, after 12 years playing for Paul Brown's teams.

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28. Lin Houston became a starter when Bill Willis was ill in 1946.

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29. Lin Houston signed in 1946 with the Cleveland Browns, a professional team under formation in the new All-America Football Conference and coached by Paul Brown.

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30. Lin Houston stayed at Ohio State but was not allowed by the Army to play on the football team.

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31. Lin Houston played with the Browns from their inception in 1946 through the 1953 season.

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