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Jeremy Lin, undrafted in 2010, shares advice for Kai Sotto after he goes undrafted 12 years later

  • Former NBA player Jeremy Lin, 33, gave Filipino athlete Kai Sotto, 20, some solid advice after he went undrafted at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday.
  • “The biggest thing is draft night is just one snapshot in a very long film,” Lin told ESPN during the 2022 NBA Rookie Draft. “And I just hope that he continues to believe in himself, stay confident, keep working hard and just trust that, 'as long as I stay consistent, I will find a home.’"
  • Sotto, who is officially listed as 7 feet and 2 inches in height, had previously worked out with several NBA teams before draft night, including the New York Knicks, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Orlando Magic and the Chicago Bulls, the latter of which had reportedly expressed interest in the Filipino rookie.
  • The Las Piñas native still has a shot at receiving an invite for the 2022 NBA Summer League, where he could get either a training camp deal or a two-way contract if he performs well. This year’s Summer League will begin on July 7.

Former NBA player Jeremy Lin gave Kai Sotto and other up-and-coming athletes some solid advice after they went undrafted last week.

Speaking to ESPN on Thursday, Lin, 33, said he is rooting for the 20-year-old Filipino athlete after spending some time with him during NBA’s G League Ignite.

’38 at the Garden’: Jeremy Lin says he cried, was ‘blown away’ after watching new doc on ‘Linsanity’

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Basketball superstar Jeremy Lin was moved to tears while watching “38 at the Garden,” a documentary highlighting the “Linsanity” phenomenon that debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival on Tuesday.

Directed by Frank Chi, “38 at the Garden” revisits Lin’s cultural impact after he kicked off the “Linsanity” phenomenon. During the 2011-2012 NBA season, the former Taiwanese American athlete turned the New York Knicks’ score around during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Madison Square Garden, scoring a total of 38 points.

Enes Kanter Freedom criticized for saying Jeremy Lin is ‘disgusting’ for ‘turning his back’ on Taiwan

Enes Freedom seemingly refers to Jeremy Lin as a Taiwanese and not American

Several Twitter users immediately took Enes Kanter Freedom to task after the Boston Celtics center seemingly referred to Jeremy Lin as Taiwanese instead of American.

How disgusting of you”: Freedom, 29, took to Twitter on Sunday to call out Lin, 33, for playing in the Chinese Basketball Association and not standing with Taiwan.

Jeremy Lin Responds to Rumors of Signing With Golden State Warriors’ G League

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Jeremy Lin was reported to have been “finalizing” a deal with the Golden State Warriors’ G League team in the 2020-2021 season, but the NBA free-agent guard dismissed rumors circulating on Twitter.

The 32-year-old led the Beijing Ducks to the Chinese Basketball Association’s semifinals and has been playing scrimmages with the G League’s new developmental team, according to ESPN.