10 Jeremy Lins We Missed the First Time Around

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10 Jeremy Lins We Missed the First Time Around
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The phenomenon of Jeremy Lin's emergence is still such a compelling underdog story that it has us thinking back on other NBA players we missed coming out of college.

There have been dozens of successful undrafted NBA players, and a handful came from mid-major schools and NBADL beginnings like Lin.

We identified 10 underdogs who overcame similar obstacles as Lin, whether it be collegiate status, draft failure, initial struggles in the NBA or a path through the D-League.

Most didn't get the kind of global stardom Lin enjoys, but their hard work was still worth it.

*Statistics, awards and collegiate facts are taken from Pro Basketball Reference.

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