In cased you missed it, here’s a video from a Taipei news station reporting on the crowd frenzy over Jeremy at a Nike event in Taipei on Saturday.
The Wall Street Journal also has a great interview of Jeremy in Taipei right here. There were two quotes that I thought were really poignant:
“What I have done is nothing compared to what Yao has done. He has done a lot for me, actually. What he did throughout his career helped me a lot,” said Lin.
and this one…
While acknowledging that Asian basketball players in the U.S. may be treated unfairly in some ways, he said being Asian in a sport with few Asians has its advantages.
“No one expects anything from you and no one thinks you are going to be good,” he said. “Why this is an advantage is that everyone takes you lightly, and the minute you step out into the court and you give it to them, you will immediately earn their respect. But no one is going to give it to you right away. Not in America at least,” he said.