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Jeremy Lin Makes Good
ESPN ^ | 7/23/10 | Kevin Arnovitz

Posted on 07/23/2010 1:50:53 PM PDT by GSWarrior

The Bay Area's newest rock star is Jeremy Lin, an undrafted rookie guard from Harvard whose primary résumé item until recently was being the first player in Ivy League history to record 1,450 points, 450 rebounds, 400 assists and 200 steals. The Dallas Mavericks were the only team to extend Lin an invitation to summer league to play behind highly touted guards Roddy Beaubois and Dominique Jones.

Then something phenomenal occurred in Las Vegas:

Lin matched No. 1 overall draft pick John Wall possession for possessio down the stretch of Lin's fourth summer league game.

How important is the [Asian-American] identity stuff?
You know, it's important but not as important as my being a Christian. That's first and foremost the most important thing to me when it comes to my identity.

Is it more important to your folks?
No. We believe in the same thing. That's how our house is and how I was raised. We've always taken our Christianity and our walks with God as our first priority.

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TOPICS: Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: asianamerican; bayarea; harvard; nba
Interview with home-grown Bay Area Asian kid who just signed a contract with Golden State Warriors

It's quite long, so I excerpted it.

1 posted on 07/23/2010 1:50:56 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: little jeremiah

Thought you might be interested in this interview with Christian NBA rookie Jeremy Lin.

2 posted on 07/23/2010 2:10:18 PM PDT by GSWarrior (Be wary of all politicians..... especially ones that you admire.)
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