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Hornets' Lin Says Security Didn't Believe He Was NBA Player

CHARLOTTE (CBSLA.com) — Jeremy Lin experienced some trouble while attempting to get into the Charlotte Hornets practice facility on Saturday.

Apparently, Lin had to convince the security guards that he was in fact a player on the team.

The 6-foot-3 guard said this on his twitter.

He attended Harvard before signing with the Knicks in 2012 and creating the New York phenomenon, "Linsanity".

Lin was also the first American player of Chinese descent to play in the NBA.

He played for the Los Angeles Lakers last season, where he averaged 11.2 points per game, 4.6 assists per game, and 2.6 assists per game while shooting 42% from the field.

He recently signed a two-year, $4.3 million contract with the Charlotte Hornets this past off-season.

Lin was ultimately allowed into the facility once the mistake was cleared up.

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