Lin has touted the Atlanta-based rapper Lecrae as his musical inspiration.

The date was Jan. 27, 2012, around 5:30 p.m., two hours before tipoff between the Miami Heat and New York Knicks. That's when Jeremy Lin met with the Heat's chaplain inside the bowels of American Airlines Arena. They prayed together that Lin would stay with the Knicks, who were considering releasing him in just a couple of days.

Well, we all know what happened next: Linsanity.
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