Jeremy Lin is the New York Knicks most startling player. His story is exciting in that he graduated from Harvard in 2010 and was not immediately drafted into the NBA. At first he was playing in the NBA Development League (D-League) but has been playing in the starting line-up of the Knicks since early February.
Brian's written an investigation that involves analyzing Lin's strengths and weakness as a point guard. Bring Linsanity into your classroom with this great activity.
For members we have Word docs, solutions and an Excel file for this post.
ESPN Sports Science video clip on Jeremy Lin has plenty of math in it for discussion. (skip the commercial)
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