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Jeremy Lin
Jeremy Lin
Position: -
Born: 08/23/88
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:199 lbs. / 90.7 kg.
Earnings: $64,498,737 ($68,516,621*)
Musselman was in the middle of his first year coaching the Reno Bighorns, and his team was toward the end of a 110-96 win over the Idaho Stampede. Musselman’s squad was relatively loaded, featuring future NBA regulars in Jeremy Lin, Danny Green, Hassan Whiteside and Steve Novak. During his lone year in Reno, Musselman, now the University of Arkansas coach, led a team that still has its fingerprints on the NBA nearly a decade later, from the court to front offices.
Novak remembers Lin talking about how Musselman let him play through his mistakes, and improve his point guard vision and offensive game. For Green, who came in low on confidence, that was all he needed to hear. “(Musselman) really vouched for me,” Green said. “He really let me play free. He really let me do my thing. The day I got in, he asked me how things were going, he incorporated me into a lot of stuff, but he was tenacious. He got after it. He talked his trash to opponents. He was a tough son of a gun.”
The former NBA guard shared these stories while appearing in a virtual roundtable with Caron Butler, Vanita Gupta and Andrew Yang that aired on Tuesday night. Lin discussed how Asian Americans have been subjected to violent attacks and hate-speech online during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how important it is to step up and speak out against racism and violence. “It hits home seeing just how many Asian Americans are affected by it,” Lin said in the roundtable. “For me, I felt like I had to come out and say something. To not feel welcome, or feel safe physically, is just a different level. That’s something that I really want to make sure I took a stance on.”
This is the case with the latest anecdote about the late Lakers legend. Jeremy Lin, a former teammate of Bryant’s on the Lakers, joined the ‘Inside The Green Room’ podcast, hosted by current-Laker Danny Green, to recall the time that Kobe came into practice to bid a not-so-fond farewell to teammates who’d soon get traded. He comes in … sweatsuit, he has a sling for his hurt shoulder, and he has these shades on … and Carlos Boozer says ‘Kob, good to see you bro … we haven’t seen you in a bit, how come you came today’ and [Kobe] was just stonefaced, and he was like ‘I just came by to say bye to some of you bums who are going to get traded tomorrow.’
For Jeremy Lin, the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic began to hit him after he was forced to quarantine at his home in California for nearly 21 days. He started noticing how he would get dirty looks while in the grocery store, and heard stories from other Asian American friends about the discrimination they were also dealing with since the pandemic began. Many refused to go to the store, or to even wear face masks, out of fear of getting assaulted or attacked for their race.
He also encouraged younger people to refrain from hate speech online. After President Donald Trump referred to COVID-19 as the “Chinese virus”, Lin called him out on Twitter for “encouraging racism.” “I say this to young people and recently, don’t post a hateful comment or don’t be a troll,” he said. “Take a second to really think about what you’re saying or doing, or even if you know somebody who is acting ignorant, it’s okay for you to call them out. All these things are small steps in the right direction and we’re not asking someone to do something amazing or to start a campaign or donate a million dollars, you can just start with something small, reading an article or something and getting a little more educated.”
Storyline: Coronavirus