Jeremy Lin Rumors

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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 ($68,959,058*)
Lin, who grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and once played for the Golden State Warriors, is now playing for the Santa Cruz Warriors in the NBA G league. The basketball star told CBS San Francisco that he wants to promote empathy, love and compassion. He said he has chosen not to call out the player who allegedly made the offensive comment on the court. “From my standpoint, it does no good to bring somebody down, when what I’m trying to do is uplift the people that need to be and to bring awareness to the things that need to be brought,” said Lin. When asked when he first became conscious of racism, Lin said, “I never really thought that much about it until I would say I started to play really competitively, and I started to play outside of the Northern California bubble.”
Lin first talked about his own experience with racism on social media, saying, “We are tired of being told that we don’t experience racism. We are tired of being told to keep our heads down and not make trouble.” “Asians can’t only be passionate about Asian issues. African Americans can’t only be passionate about African American issues. We have to band together. We have to work together, understand each other. We have to listen to each other,” Lin told the outlet. “And not just between these two groups; between all groups there has to be that kind of solidarity.”
“When I’m done, I’m done,” Lin said, responding to whether he will take his experience as a player in the NBA and Chinese Basketball Association, where he played for the Beijing Ducks last season, into a coaching role once he retires. “Unless it’s with my foundation or underprivileged children or something like that when I’m done you won‘t see me on the sidelines,” he said. “I will be with my foundation and that‘s what I want to do when I’m done.”
3 days ago via SCMP
Jeremy Lin: I know this will disappoint some of you but I’m not naming or shaming anyone. What good does it do in this situation for someone to be torn down? It doesn’t make my community safer or solve any of our long-term problems with racism. When I experienced racism in the Ivy League, it was my assistant coach Kenny Blakeney that talked me through it. He shared with me his own experiences as a Black man — stories of racism I couldn’t begin to comprehend. Stories including being called the n-word and having things thrown at him from cars. He drew from his experiences with identity to teach me how to stay strong in mine. He was also the first person to tell me I was an NBA player as a sophomore at Harvard. I thought he was crazy.
Jeremy Lin: The world will have you believe that there isn’t enough justice or opportunities to go around. That we only have time to pay attention to one people group at a time so we all need to fight for that spot. That the people you see hurting other people that look like you on the news represent an entire group of people. But this just isn’t true. Fighting ignorance with ignorance will get us nowhere. Sharing our own pain by painting another group of people with stereotypes is NOT the way.