Asian American Basketball: A Century of Sport, Community and by Joel S. Franks

By Joel S. Franks

while Jeremy Lin started to knock down photographs for the hot York Knicks in 2012, many americans turned acutely aware for the 1st time that Asian american citizens truly play basketball. certainly, lengthy earlier than 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 heritage of Asian American basketball discusses how those gamers first came across a feeling of group within the video game, and competed regardless of an environment of anti–Asian bigotry in old and modern America.

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