Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin in action against the Indiana Pacers in October, 2017. Photo: AP
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Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

‘Deceptive’ Jeremy Lin, ‘freakish’ John Wall and why we need to mind our language when it comes to assumptions about athletes

  • Asian-American NBA star feels his talent has been overlooked in describing him as ‘hard-working’
  • Media still falling back on lazy stereotypes, selling fans and players short

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Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin in action against the Indiana Pacers in October, 2017. Photo: AP
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Jonathan White

Jonathan White

Jonathan White joined the Post in 2017 after a decade reporting on sport from China. He originally moved to Beijing to coach football in 2007 and later spent two years in Shanghai.