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Jeremy in Dongguan and Guangzhou

August 20th, 2012
by John

Here’s the latest on Jeremy Lin in China…

On Friday, Jeremy left Shanghai and arrived at the Guangzhou airport where Linsanity was in full force. Many fans were there to greet him, with some fans waiting over 5 hours since Jeremy’s flight was delayed 3 hours because of bad weather.

August 17th, 2012 - Fans wait for Jeremy Lin at the Guangzhou airport

August 17th, 2012 - Jeremy Lin arrives at the Guangzhou airport

Click here for more photos of Jeremy’s arrival in Guangzhou.

On Saturday, he worked out in Dongguan with the Dongguan New Century Leopards, the team he trained with and played for temporarily last summer during part of the NBA lockout.

August 17th, 2012 - Jeremy Lin works out at the Dongguan New Century Leopards facility

He later traveled back to Guangzhou to attend the national roadshow stop of Volvo China’s model V60 at the Guangzhou Baiyun Wanda Plaza, one of the leading business and shopping centers in Guangzhou.

Also in attendance was Taiwanese-American David Wu Dawei (actor, singer, TV show host and VJ).

August 18th, 2012 - Jeremy Lin attends a roadshow event in Guangzhou for the Volvo V60

August 18th, 2012 - Jeremy Lin attends a roadshow event in Guangzhou for the Volvo V60

Click here for more photos of Jeremy at the Volvo event.

On Sunday (August 19th), Jeremy presided over the opening ceremony of the 2012 JLin Basketball Camp at the Dongguan Basketball School. This camp will last from August 19th-22nd. There are 80 participants (boys 13-16 years old) previously scouted from basketball camps held in 8 major Chinese cities.

Over 50 press/media reporters from USA, Hong Kong and China attended the opening remarks.

August 19th, 2012 - Jeremy Lin answers questions during the first day of his basketball camp in Dongguan

August 19th, 2012 - Jeremy Lin answers questions during the first day of his basketball camp in Dongguan

Jeremy mentioned in his opening remarks that his camp was being sponsored by various enterprises, therefore everything (round-trip transportation to Dongguan, meals and accommodations) will be free for the boys. The motto of the camp is Pursue Your Dream to Excel and Surpass Yourself ????????.

August 19th, 2012 - Jeremy Lin instructsa a basketball camp attendee during the first day of his basketball camp in Dongguan

August 19th, 2012 - Jeremy Lin instructsa a basketball camp attendee during the first day of his basketball camp in Dongguan

Click here and here for more photos of Jeremy at his basketball camp.

Thanks to Raymond for these updates.

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