Is the NBA’s Jeremy Lin Redefining American?

The NBA’s Jeremy Lin who plays for the Knicks has taken the NBA by storm. Is he redefining what is means to be an “all-American kid”? This short Newshour piece asks this question: The Jeremy Lin Phenomenon.

Jeremy Lin, a point guard for the New York Knicks and the first Chinese-American player in NBA history, is on a storybook run in his first four games as a starter. Ray Suarez and Jeff Yang of The Wall Street Journal explore how an unknown basketball player suddenly captured the attention of the NBA, the sports world and beyond.

Watch The Jeremy Lin Phenomenon on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

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