Signed Jeremy Lin jersey brings $42,000 in auction


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Last week Jeremy Lin partnered with the Garden of Dreams Foundation to put a game-worn signed jersey on the online auction block at, along with a chance to meet him at tomorrow’s game (2/22) against the Hawks, including four VIP tickets. The jersey is the same one Lin wore on Friday, February 10, 2012, when he scored 38 points against Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers.

At noon today, February 21st, the winning bid went for $42,388. A total of 34 bids were placed throughout the week, with the opening bid February 13th at $1,100.

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Speaking of Lin and money, we did a study on what type of new contract he should get this offseason, read it here. Lin’s game and star power is bringing a lot of new attention to Ivy League athletics, especially Harvard. And please check out the Jeremy Lin greatest hits collection

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