Jeremy Lin during the “Linsanity” period playing for the New York Knicks in 2012. Photo: Reuters Jeremy Lin during the “Linsanity” period playing for the New York Knicks in 2012. Photo: Reuters
Jeremy Lin during the “Linsanity” period playing for the New York Knicks in 2012. Photo: Reuters
Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin says NBA dream and ‘Linsanity’ was funded by mother’s retirement savings

  • Free agent tells Ellen DeGeneres of sacrifices made by family, including unemployed mother risking her 401(k) retirement savings
  • The 32-year-old also recalls first time he experienced racism on the court amid rise of anti-Asian sentiment in the US

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Jeremy Lin during the “Linsanity” period playing for the New York Knicks in 2012. Photo: Reuters Jeremy Lin during the “Linsanity” period playing for the New York Knicks in 2012. Photo: Reuters
Jeremy Lin during the “Linsanity” period playing for the New York Knicks in 2012. Photo: Reuters
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