Report: Golden State Warriors Reach Deal with Jeremy Lin

July 20th, 2010 by Hardcourt Mayhem Leave a reply »

Jeremy Lin was an underrated superstar when he played for the Harvard University basketball team. Coming into the NBA, he was undrafted. He was invited by the Dallas Mavericks to play for their Summer League team in Las Vegas. From there, Lin became a sensation.

Now all of his hard work has paid off.

According to, Lin and the Golden State Warriors are closing in on a deal. Most sources agree that the contract is a multi-year deal. He will make about $500,000 in his first year, guaranteed.

The 6’3″ guard has a lot of roots in the Bay Area, and he looks to apply that with the Warriors.

This helps the Warriors since they lack guards. Right now, all they have is Stephen Curry and Monta Ellis.

Even if C.J. Watson had re-signed (now happily on the Chicago Bulls), they still wouldn’t have enough guards. So it’s a good pickup.

Lin has also been a Warriors fan for all of hi ...

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