Jeremy Lin cites college race 'barrier'

Updated: April 7, 2013, 10:04 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

Jeremy Lin thinks he would  have been offered a Division I basketball scholarship -- if he wasn't Asian-American.

Lin, now the starting point guard for the Houston Rockets, led Palo Alto (Calif.) High School to a 32-1 record and a state championship in 2005-06, averaging 15.1 points, 7.1 assists, 6.2 rebounds and 5.0 steals per game.

But despite being named first-team All-State and Northern California Division II Player of the Year, local schools like ...

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