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’38 at the Garden’: Frank Chi exposes Asian stereotypes and generational trauma in new ‘Linsanity’ documentary

Conflated together yet culturally fragmented, oppressed and rarely acknowledged as so, the AAPI experience can be a frustratingly punishing play on paradoxes. For political strategist and designer-turned-director Frank Chi, the conflict of his career is a similar situation that constrains Asian creatives and dreamers everywhere. 

“When you’re an Asian American storyteller, you’re told two things at the same time, and they’re in direct conflict with each other,” Chi tells NextShark. “The first is that as a storyteller, tell the most personal story you have because that’s the one you know the best. And then the other is that you’re Asian American, your story doesn’t matter.”

HBO releases trailer for ‘Linsanity’ documentary ’38 at the Garden’

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  • HBO has released the trailer for “38 at the Garden,” a documentary chronicling Jeremy Lin’s amazing run against the Los Angeles Lakers at Madison Garden during the NBA 2011-12 season on Feb. 10, 2012.
  • Some consider that game to be the moment when “Linsanity,” a cultural phenomenon that took the NBA and the world by storm, was born.
  • The HBO documentary, written and directed by Frank Chi and produced by Golden State Entertainment, will feature interviews with many personalities, including journalist Lisa Ling, comedians Ronny Chieng, Hasan Minhaj and Jenny Yang, and former NBA star Tyson Chandler.
  • “This is who I am. This is what I’m capable of,” Lin says in the trailer, “all you guys need to do is watch and see.”
  • HBO’s “38 at the Garden” will premiere on Oct. 11 and will also be available for streaming on HBO Max.

HBO has released the trailer for the upcoming “Linsanity” documentary “38 at the Garden,” which chronicles former NBA star Jeremy Lin’s spectacular run as he led the New York Knicks to a winning streak.

The documentary will look into how Lin, 34, took the NBA — and the world — by storm after scoring 38 points against the Los Angeles Lakers at Madison Garden during the NBA 2011-12 season on Feb. 10, 2012, resulting in the start of the cultural phenomenon known as “Linsanity.”

NBA champion Jeremy Lin signs with CBA’s Guangzhou Loong Lions

  • Jeremy Lin has announced that he will be heading to the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) as a member of the Guangzhou Loong Lions for the 2022-2023 season.
  • Lin announced his return in an Instagram post which contained pictures of himself wearing his new uniform and signing his new contract.
  • His announcement arrives a decade after Lin first lit up the basketball world during his run with the New York Knicks, which sparked a cultural phenomenon.
  • In the years since, Jeremy Lin has made significant impacts on and off the court, winning an NBA championship and recently opening a basketball school.

Jeremy Lin has announced that he will be heading to the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) as a member of the Guangzhou Loong Lions for the 2022-2023 season.

Lin shared pictures of himself playing in his new uniform and signing his new contract in an Instagram post, expressing his excitement to “live out his basketball dreams.”

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.

Jeremy Lin opens basketball school in Toronto to empower Asian youth

  • Taiwanese American basketball player Jeremy Lin announced that he will open a school for aspiring basketball players of Asian descent in Toronto, where he won the 2019 NBA championship with the Raptors.
  • While Lin encountered racial prejudice throughout his basketball career, he hopes to inspire the next generation of Asian ballers to embrace their identities.
  • “I’m passionate about players becoming better at basketball but I’m also probably even more passionate about Asian American kids growing up with confidence, with self-esteem, being proud to be Asian, which was something that I wasn’t growing up,” Lin told The Raptors Show.
  • The basketball school’s program, which was developed in consultation with Lin, centers around a curriculum that incorporates physical and nonphysical activities to teach key elements of the sport, including communication and teamwork.
  • While Lin regrets not using the platform he gained after sparking the cultural phenomenon known as “Linsanity,” he is now making more of a commitment to help the Asian diaspora.

Taiwanese American basketball player Jeremy Lin announced that he will open a school for aspiring basketball players of Asian descent in Toronto, where he won the 2019 NBA championship with the Raptors.

The prejudice that Lin faced throughout the early stages of his career, from racially charged insults during his college days at Harvard to microaggressions from scouts who overlooked his athleticism during his NBA draft process, put a strain on his relationship with his Asian heritage.

’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.

Simu Liu and Jeremy Lin headline star-studded basketball game for a cause in Toronto

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  • Jeremy Lin and Simu Liu are headlining the second Canadian Chinese Youth Athletic Association Celebrity Classic, a celebrity basketball game that aims to raise funds for the organization's new community center and the Jeremy Lin Foundation.
  • Over 20 Asian American celebrities, athletes and personalities are set to take part in the special event, including Hasan Minhaj, Ronny Chieng, Steven Lim, Philip Wang and Leenda Dong.
  • The upcoming game, which Liu promises to be bigger and better than the first one, is set to take place at the 2,000-seater Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport inside the University of Toronto on July 9.
  • “This year, we’re celebrating Asian Americans and Canadians who have broken barriers and achieved success in Hollywood, pro sports, music, comedy, and food. We invite the city of Toronto to celebrate with us on July 9th!” Liu said in a statement.

Basketball star Jeremy Lin and actor Simu Liu are headlining a celebrity basketball game for charity in Toronto. 

Over 20 Asian American celebrities, athletes and personalities are set to take part in the special event to be held in cooperation with the Canadian Chinese Youth Athletic Association (CCYAA).

Jeremy Lin doesn’t think Stephen Curry needs a Finals MVP to prove his greatness

  • During Game 1 of the NBA finals, Chinese-American basketball player Jeremy Lin voiced his opinion about how the current championship series will impact the legacy of Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry.
  • Curry has spent his entire 13-year career on the Warriors, where he’s racked up countless accolades.
  • Lin believes that regardless of the outcome of this year’s NBA finals, Curry has already cemented his legacy as one of the greatest Warriors to ever play the game.
  • “I hope Steph Curry wins the championship and finals MVP” tweeted Lin, “but make no mistake about it, he does NOT need a finals MVP to validate his career by any means.”
  • Lin has deep ties with Golden State, growing up as a fan and starting his NBA career on the Warriors.

During Game 1 of the NBA finals, Chinese American basketball player Jeremy Lin voiced his opinion about how the current championship series will impact the legacy of Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry.

Curry spent his entire 13-year career on the Warriors, racking up three championship berths, back-to-back MVP honors and led his 2015-16 squad to the best regular season record in NBA history. 

Golden State Warriors’ new entertainment division to release single from Got7’s BamBam, ‘Linsanity’ documentary

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  • K-pop artist BamBam of Got7 will release a new solo single on Friday called “Wheels Up” to help launch the Golden State Warriors’ new entertainment division.
  • BamBam made history as the first K-pop artist to perform at an NBA halftime show for the Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers game on April 7th.
  • Led by the basketball team’s top legal officer, David Kelly, Golden State Entertainment will focus on everything ranging from music to film projects.
  • One of those film projects will include a documentary from Frank Chi called “38 at the Garden,” focusing on the “Linsanity” impact of former Golden State Warriors player Jeremy Lin during his 2011-2012 season with the New York Knicks.

The NBA’s Golden State Warriors announced the launch of their entertainment division Golden State Entertainment (GSE) on Monday by sharing their first project – a new solo single from Got7’s BamBam. 

Oakland-based rapper and singer Mayzin, who is signed as a lead artist for GSE, will also feature on the upcoming BamBam single slated for release this Friday titled “Wheels Up.”

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.