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By Joel S. Franks

whilst Jeremy Lin started to knock down photographs for the hot York Knicks in 2012, many american citizens turned acutely aware for the 1st time that Asian american citizens truly play basketball. certainly, lengthy ahead of Lin shook up the NBA, Asian american citizens performed the sport with ardour and ability, and plenty of excelled at highschool, collage hoops. This complete historical past of Asian American basketball discusses how those gamers first stumbled on a feeling of group within the video game, and competed regardless of an environment of anti–Asian bigotry in historic and modern America.

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