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NBA guard Jeremy Lin said that while playing for the Stadium Cruz Warriors, he was called the “coronavirus.”
Jeremy Lin discussed on Thursday Via Facebook post The racism he and other Asian Americans experienced:
“Being a veteran with 9 years of NBA experience does not protect me from being called the’coronavirus’ on the court.” Jeremy Lin detailed the racism he and other Asian Americans experienced. #StopAsianHate (via @jlin7) https://t.co/cBmHkOCSsn
Jeremy Lin, who played in the NBA for nine seasons, was in his first year as a member of the Golden State G League.
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr supported the investigation before Friday’s home game against the Charlotte Hornets.
Kerr added: “I respond to his views on racism against the Asian American community.” Kendra Andrews NBC Sports Bay Area. “This is ridiculous.”
Mr. Lin has discussed his experience of racism on the court in the past, Former NBA teammate Randy Foye (Randy Foye) in 2017 Outside shot When he played for Harvard University from 2006 to 2010, fans and opponents shouted racist comments at him.
There is a peak Racist behavior In the COVID-19 pandemic, Thanh Nguyen, a Vietnamese who targets Asians and Asian Americans, outlined the following points:
Vietnamese Nguyen @viet_t_nguyen
Jeremy Lin was called “coronavirus” on the court. A man stabbed in the back recently. The family was harassed by about 20 teenagers in Orange County, California. People say “Chinese virus” and “Kung Fu”. Anti-Asian violence and racism are everywhere in this country. https://t.co/Oekf5Scphx
CBS News The report says Hate crimes against Asians New York City grows 867% from 2019 to 2020.