We Still Love Asian-American Hoops Star Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin is one of only a handful of Asian American professional athletes and he's starring in his own commercial.

By Jamilah King Sep 23, 2011

So basically we like to talk about Jeremy Lin whenever we get the chance. Blame it on some of us being from the Bay Area and, sadly, our beloved Golden State Warriors probably won’t be in the NBA finals anytime soon. But fan favorite Jeremy Lin gives us plenty of reason to cheer.

The Bay area native and former Harvard University basketball star is one of only a handful of Asian-American professional athletes in the country. What sets this run-of-the-mill commercial apart is that it, yes, stars Lin, and he talks about his family’s love of the game. Did you know that his father has every NBA playoff basketball game recorded? Neither did we. See? Cute.

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