After six seasons playing in the nba, jeremy lin admits that there are still some struggles associated with being an asian-american basketball player just the other night in brooklyn, i was trying to leave [barclays center] and one of the ladies was like, 'hey, i need your credentials for you to. Jeremy shu-how lin (born august 23, 1988) is an american professional basketball player for the atlanta hawks of the national basketball association (nba) he unexpectedly led a winning turnaround with the new york knicks in 2012, which generated a global craze known as linsanity . Jeremy lin believes asian people have an uphill battle when it comes to making it in america -- essentially saying basketball players and non-athletes of asian descent are underestimated in the. Which brings us back to lin lin is an asian american nba basketball player, a first-generation son of taiwanese immigrants and a harvard graduate, the american dream given athletic form.
After six seasons playing in the nba, jeremy lin still recognizes that there are some struggles associated with being an asian american basketball player. Brooklyn nets point guard jeremy lin responded friday to comments made by former nets player kenyon martin, who criticized lin’s hair, which is styled in dreadlocks martin, who played forward.
Jeremy lin #7 of the brooklyn nets looks on during the game against the miami heat during a preseason game on october 5, 2017 at barclays center in brooklyn, new york.
Hadley freeman: the racism directed at nba asian american basketball player jeremy lin has been quite something to behold. The term asian american wasn't widely used until a brutal killing almost 30 years agonow jeremy lin has changed the public face and acceptance of the community in the united states.
Jeremy lin is asian american, not asian (more specifically, taiwanese american) it's an important distinction and one that should be considered before any references to former nba players such as.
Lin is the first american of chinese or taiwanese descent to play in the nba, and one of the few asian americans to play in the league overall he is also known for his public expression of christianity. In a youtube video posted last week, a well-known asian-american trainer posed this question to jeremy lin during a q-and-a at a gathering of asian-american men and women did you ever come across.
I wonder what asian asians think of asian americans for almost all of my life, i have tried to persuade people of the proposition that it is possible to. 'linsanity' details rise of asian-american basketball star december 03, 2013 12:37 pm now 25, jeremy lin continues to inspire children and young people through his charitable foundation and.
After kenyon martin rips his dreads, jeremy lin kills him with kindness jeremy lin’s hair is now a thing we have to talk about, apparently (abbie parr/getty images. The brooklyn nets guard was an international sensation during linsanity and all these years later is still having to prove himself as an asian-american player.