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Jeremy Lin : The Reason for the Linsanity



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Center Street
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Harvard graduate Jeremy Lin recently became a New York Knicks phenomenon and he's the NBA's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent. The book will chronicle Lin's high school, college and early career in the NBA with particular emphasis on the media explosion surrounding his success as starting point guard with the Knicks. It will explore how Jeremy's Christian faith, family, education and cultural inheritance have contributed to his success. The book will also include interviews with basketball experts on Jeremy's future in the NBA, Asian-American thought leaders on the role of race in Jeremy's rise to stardom, and renowned Christian athletes and pastors on the potent combination of faith and sports.

Author Biography

Dr. Timothy Dalrymple was a junior national champion gymnast who broke his neck in a fall from the high bar several months before the Olympic Trials in 1996. Turning to academics, he studied philosophy of religion at Stanford University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Now he is Director of Content at, the world's largest religion website, and managing editor of its Evangelical Portal.

Table of Contents

Author's Notep. vii
Introductionp. xi
New Jersey Nits
The Parable of Perseverancep. 1
Utah Jazz
"Mysterious and Miraculous Ways"p. 26
Washington Wizards
General Linp. 49
Los Angeles Lakers
The Makings of a Folk Herop. 70
Minnesota Timberwolves
Mission Accomplishedp. 97
Toronto Raptors
Having Faith When the Ball Is in the Airp. 121
Sacramento Kings
One More Dayp. 141
Conclusionp. 167
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