The Gospel Herald
Date: May 20, 2015
By: Isaiah Narciso
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Jeremy Lin has been playing in the NBA for five
seasons. Now he is reflecting on how his Asian-American background has affected his basketball career.
In an exclusive interview conducted by Tim Lau of Asia Blog, Lin was asked what advice he would give to himself about playing professional-level basketball. He was the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA.
“If I could give advice to myself, I would tell myself, number one, to have fun and enjoy each moment,” Lin said. “Playing in the NBA was always a dream of mine, but when I finally made it, I was so obsessed with holding on to it, making the most of it and rising [up] the ranks that I didn’t take enough time to cherish each day. That’s what I try to do more of these days.”
Lin added that other advice to would include being “confident” and finding a way to “believe in yourself.” [FULL STORY]