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Jeremy Lin And 6 Other Ivy League Athletes Who Made It In The Pros (PHOTOS)

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Memphis Grizzlies guard Greivis Vasquez tries to make a steal on then-Golden State Warriors guard Jeremy Lin (7) in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Jim Weber)
Memphis Grizzlies guard Greivis Vasquez tries to make a steal on then-Golden State Warriors guard Jeremy Lin (7) in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 30, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Jim Weber)

Jeremy Lin is making waves as a point guard for the New York Knicks, but people have also noticed he has an unlikely background who scored 25 points in his last two games -- he's a Harvard grad.

The New York Times notes there aren't very many Harvard grads to have played in the NBA. However, there have been some hall of fame athletes to come from the Ivies.

Check out our slideshow of Ivy League grads (like Jeremy Lin) who later became pros!

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