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Jeremy Lin Jersey Nets $42K for Charity

Wore uniform during huge game against Lakers
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2012 3:15 PM CST
Jeremy Lin Jersey Nets $42K for Charity
In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, New York Knicks' Jeremy Lin reacts after scoring against the Los Angeles Lakers, in New York.   (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

(Newser) – The jersey Jeremy Lin wore while scoring 38 points against Kobe Bryan's Los Angeles Lakers has been auctioned off online—for $42,388, USA Today reports. The money from the Knicks jersey, worn Feb. 10, will go to the Garden of Dreams Foundation, a charity linked to Madison Square Garden. Bidding on Charitybuzz.com began at $1,100, the site says. Click here to read about the ESPN editor fired over an inappropriate Lin headline. (Read more Jeremy Lin stories.)

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