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Jeremy Lin's starting points

New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin made NBA history by scoring 136 points in his first five starts. Here's how he compares to some notable players in NBA history:

February 18, 2012
  • New York's Jeremy Lin scored 136 points in his first five starts with the Knicks, replacing Shaquille O'Neal in the league record books for most points scored during the initial five starts of a player;s NBA career.
New York's Jeremy Lin scored 136 points in his first five starts with… (Frank Franklin II / Associated…)

Jeremy Lin scored more points in his first five starts than any other player since the NBA merger with the ABA. ) A look at some notable players through their first five starts.

Player; FG-FGA; FG% Pts; PPG

Jeremy Lin; 49-98; 50%; 136; 27.2

Shaquille O'Neal; 48-84; 57.1%; 129; 25.8

Allen Iverson; 37-79; 46.8%; 107; 21.4

LeBron James; 34-78; 43.6%; 84; 16.8

Kobe Bryant; 27-60; 45.0%; 80; 16.0

Steve Nash; 15-33; 45.5%; 40; 8.0

Note: In his first five starts, Michael Jordan scored 116 points.

Source: Basketball-reference.com

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