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Patrick Beverley Claps Back at Jeremy Lin Saying Chris Paul 'Deserves' NBA Title

If Chris Paul was looking for any sympathy following Sunday's disappointing 123-90 loss to the Dallas Mavericks, the Phoenix Suns star won't find it with Patrick Beverley. Former NBA point guard Jeremy Lin reflected on Paul's larger body of work and said the 37-year-old "deserves" to taste victory in the NBA Finals. Beverley disagreed:
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‘38 At The Garden’ Trailer: ‘Two Distant Strangers’ Filmmakers’ Documentary Short On Trailblazing NBA Player Jeremy Lin Set For Tribeca Debut

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Travon Free and Samir Hernandez, the writer-director and EP behind last year’s Best Live-Action Short Oscar winner Two Distant Strangers, today unveiled 38 at the Garden, a new documentary project examining the cultural impact of NBA trailblazer Jeremy Lin and the cultural phenomenon known as “Linsanity” that surrounded him during his 2011-12 season with the New York Knicks. The short from director Frank Chi revisits the athlete’s unlikely story 10 years down the line, in a hostile time for Asian Americans, examining how it both gave hope and shattered stereotypes on sports’ biggest stage. It will...
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Ex-NBA coach Mike D’Antoni says he underestimated Jeremy Lin before 'Linsanity'

Former New York Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni said he initially underestimated Jeremy Lin before “Linsanity.”. D’Antoni, Lin’s coach in 2012 during his sudden ascendency in the NBA, made the comments on Tuesday's episode of former NBA player J.J. Redick’s podcast “The Old Man and the Three.” D’Antoni admitted that he didn’t see Lin’s outstanding streak coming, given his previous play.
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Mike D’Antoni reveals epic revenge line Jeremy Lin nearly fired after getting disrespected by Kobe Bryant

Jeremy Lin had a short but memorable run as a star player in the NBA when Linsanity took hold of the league. It was during that time that Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers faced Lin’s New York Knicks. Leading up to the game, Bryant was asked to weigh in on the impressive production that Lin had been enjoying at the time. In classic Bryant fashion, the late legend responded with a cold remark.
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Mike D'Antoni Says 'Linsanity' with Jeremy Lin, Knicks Was 'Greatest Time Ever'

Former New York Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni looks back on the Linsanity era as one of the greatest moments of his coaching career. "The greatest 10 days, two weeks, month, whatever it was. Greatest time ever," D'Antoni said on The Old Man and The Three podcast (40:54 mark). D'Antoni was...
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Enes Freedom Finds New Target, Rips Jeremy Lin For Some Reason

Enes Kanter Freedom has made it a practice to rip opposing NBA players who he perceives to be enabling misjustices around the world. But his latest exhibition was, in a word, curious. Freedom — who changed his last name upon becoming a United States citizen — on Sunday started ripping...
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Jeremy Lin officially back to Beijing Ducks

Former NBA star Jeremy Lin on Tuesday signed for Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) team Beijing Ducks, Xinhua reported, and is expected to play for the rest of the 2021-22 season. Source: SCMP. The 33 year-old Lin – who inspired the “Linsanity” craze with the New York Knicks during the 2011-12...
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Former Harvard Men’s Basketball Standout and NBA Champion Jeremy Lin ’10 Appointed UNICEF USA Ambassador

As a UNICEF USA Ambassador, Jeremy Lin '10 will take on new challenges off the court, particularly raising mental health awareness. On Oct. 8, 2021, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) USA announced that former Harvard standout and professional basketball player Jeremy Lin ’10 would be the newest addition to its team as a UNICEF Ambassador. In this role, Lin will be helping children in a variety of different ways; however, he is specifically focused on advocating for the mental health of America’s young population.
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Jeremy Lin on Racism, Mental Health, and the Problem with Game Highlights

Every pro athlete knows pressure; it’s a part of the game. But for many athletes, the game also includes fear and anxiety—and it’s not only the pros who are suffering. Jeremy Lin knows those feelings as well as anyone. As a standout, stereotype-defying basketball player, he’s faced racism, toxic sports culture, and expectations both high and low. After a strong high school career, he was ignored by college recruiters, and after an incredible college career he was passed over by the pros. When given a chance by the New York Knicks in 2012, he launched a run—dubbed “Linsanity” by fans and the press—that made him a household name.
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