Download PDF by Joel S. Franks: Asian American Basketball: A Century of Sport, Community and

By Joel S. Franks

whilst Jeremy Lin started to knock down photographs for the hot York Knicks in 2012, many americans grew to become acutely aware for the 1st time that Asian americans really play basketball. certainly, lengthy ahead of Lin shook up the NBA, Asian americans performed the sport with ardour and talent, and plenty of excelled at highschool, university hoops. This entire background of Asian American basketball discusses how those gamers first came across a feeling of neighborhood within the video game, and competed regardless of an environment of anti–Asian bigotry in old and modern America.

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