Ivy Leaguers in the NBA

Jeremy Lin
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Jeremy Lin


After Jeremy Lin's impressive performance with the Mavericks' summer-league team, the Warriors signed the Asian-American rookie point guard from Harvard to a two-year, partially guaranteed contract -- a rarity for an undrafted player.

Once the regular season starts, Lin will be bidding to join the short list of former Ivy Leaguers to play in the NBA. According to Basketball-Reference.com, only 40 such players have appeared in an NBA or ABA game. Here are the most notable Ivy Leaguers to make it as pros.

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