Thursday, February 16, 2012

Fuck Jeremy Lin

Pardon the Linvenctive.

I just can't help a Lin pun I haven't seen yet, though I'm sure it's not the first use.

Too clarify, I'm a big fan and am thrilled by his success and the story of him being under the radar.  Yes, I do believe stereotyping played a large role.  As a 5' 10", 40 year old white guy who like to play inside to use my hook shot, it takes many games at the same court before people will begin to work the ball to me inside.  And this is just average pick up ball.  Lin was competing at a high level where the stereotypes are even more ingrained.  If he were white or black, I bet he would have been drafted and gotten playing time to prove himself during his rookie season.

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