By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill, in which we see athletes supporting typhoon victims; a legendary pool player; and a former UW star’s big shot. Baldwin flies Philippines flag During pre-game introductions at a recent home game against the Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly “Linsanity” chronicles the dramatic rise of professional basketball player Jeremy Lin. From benchwarmer to the toast of New York, the film identifies the trials and tribulations of the Taiwanese American’s fight to make it on a roster in the NBA. The film covers Lin’s childhood, his goal of playing […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, we take a look at the impressive Masters debut of Guan Tianlang, the man who is Vivek Ranadivé, and Yu Darvish’s nearly perfect performance.
The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly column about APIs in sports By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to the third edition of The Layup Drill! This month, we have a survivor, kid champs, and the NBA celebrating Chinese New Year.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The first Taiwanese American signed by an NBA team hopes to overcome the negative stereotype of playing college basketball at Harvard and plans on eventually becoming a minister in an inner-city neighborhood. Jeremy Lin, a 6 foot 3 undrafted point guard, signed last week with the Golden State Warriors after impressing […]
Local guy Rich Cho has been named the Portland Trail Blazers new general manager. Also, Jeremy Lin is signing with the Golden State Warriors.