Jeremy Lin and the 25 Best Trash to Treasure Stories in Sports

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Jeremy Lin and the 25 Best Trash to Treasure Stories in Sports
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You've probably heard the saying, "One man's trash is another man's treasure," in reference to any number of things. The idea of finding value where others have not is pretty self-explanatory and very applicable to most professional sports.

How many times has a young or underachieving player been traded or cut, only to go on to have an all-star career with another lucky team? It happens all the time in the major sports leagues. 

Here are 25 guys who went from zero to hero after being casted off early.

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