He acquired this nickname by jumping from the free throw line and dunking.
This simulated that he was “flying” through the air.
When Lin arrived in Toronto, I was flooded with interview requests from radio hosts and fellow writers.
It was an honor to speak about Lin’s career path, but later I became disappointed that those same publications and radio shows saw me only as someone who could bring value when it came to discussing this topic that was unfamiliar to them, when in fact I am more than capable of having a conversation solely about basketball. finals in Oakland, Calif., for the franchise’s first championship, the team flew to Las Vegas to keep the celebration going.
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Lin promptly signed the jersey and threw a perfect pass back to the fan, now the owner of his own championship memorabilia. One day, another Asian-American player will be on this stage again.
These images, too, will live forever, of an Asian-American who went undrafted in 2010, turned into a worldwide sensation in 2012 and became an N.
On the parade route, he spotted a fan with a Jeremy Lin jersey.
From high up on the bus, Lin asked the fan to toss the jersey and a marker. The trophy will never note how many minutes he played.