End Asian Hate


Former Toronto Raptor Guard Speaks Out on Racism Against Asians

The fight to end racism is an ongoing one.

Earlier in the week, Jeremy Lin claimed he was called “coronavirus” during a game inside of the NBA G League bubble in Orlando. While league officials are investigating the claim. Lin refuses to name or shame any player.

“I know this will disappoint some of you but I’m not naming or shaming anyone,” Lin tweeted on Saturday morning. “What good does it do in this situation for someone to be torn down? It doesn’t make my community safer or solve any of our long-term problems with racism.”

Lin currently plays for the Santa Cruz Warriors, the G League affiliate of Golden State. Prior to making his return to America, Lin spent a season in the CBA.

Lin became the first American-born NBA player of Chinese descent to ever play in the NBA. The Harvard alum and nine-year veteran would go onto win an NBA championship with the Toronto Raptors. Racism is surely not something Lin is new to, but he, like many other athletes continue to speak out on the matter – and rightfully so.

“When I experienced racism in the Ivy League, it was my assistant coach Kenny Blakeney that talked me through it,” Lin tweeted Saturday. “He shared with me his own experiences as a Black man — stories of racism I couldn’t begin to comprehend. Stories of being called the n-word and having things thrown at him from cars. He drew from his experiences with identity to teach me how to stay strong in mine. He was also the first person to tell me I was an NBA player as a sophomore at Harvard. I thought he was crazy.”

Through five games, Lin is averaging 19.6 points per game for Santa Cruz.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Houston Gutting

19 Sep 2021

Olympic Turnaround

18 Sep 2021

Lack of Interest

17 Sep 2021

Wall Done in H-Town

14 Sep 2021

  • Raptors’ Corner

  • Video Highlights

  • Facebook

  • Top Internet Presence by: BrandsWon.com

  • Twitter

  • Pick N Pod

  • Shop

  • Featured Video

    Oops, something went wrong.


    All-Time 25
    07 Sep 20210 comments
    Vaccine Mandate
    28 Aug 20210 comments
    Waiting for Christmas
    18 Aug 20210 comments


    Read all tweets

    © 2016 BallnRoll

    Web Solutions by: CO4 Computing Inc