By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill.
By Brian Mahoney THE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) ― Say so long to Linsanity. Jeremy Lin will miss the rest of the regular season because he needs knee surgery that will sideline him six weeks and could leave the Knicks without their star point guard in the playoffs ― if they make it that […]
The Layup Drill — a NEW monthly column about APIs in sports By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly So, anything new happen in the NBA in February? I asked a local sports bar owner if they carried the NBA League Pass, so I could catch the New York Knicks play. The league pass shows any […]
A monthly column about all things Asian in popular culture By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly This month, new and old Asian faces landed in the hot seat due to controversy. And 2012 has only just begun! Is there something in the water? Maybe Haterade? Because lots of people seem to be sipping it.
By Christopher Foster UW News Lab Jeremy Lin, the Taiwanese American point guard for the New York Knicks, has captured headlines and hearts all over the country, and rightfully so.
By Jesse Washington The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — They know what it feels like to be overlooked. People, they say, assume they are weak, servile, out of place. So when these Asian Americans watch Jeremy Lin slash and shoot his way through the NBA’s finest, it’s almost as if they are on the basketball […]
By Assunta Ng Since the Sonics moved to Oklahoma, I lost interest in basketball. Then, Lin-fever hit me. Last Sunday morning, I finally had a chance to watch him for the first time. Lin and the Knicks played against the Dallas Mavericks at Madison Square Garden in New York. What an exciting game! The Knicks […]
On Friday, Feb. 17, the Knicks lost to the Hornets, 85–89. The Knicks’ seven-game winning streak was dead. In news outlets, point guard Jeremy Lin publicly blamed himself. After all, he had committed nine turnovers. Overshadowing all of that was an unfortunate ESPN headline, which popped up online hours after the loss. The moment the […]
By Brian Mahoney The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Lin cut through the Nets’ defense all night before he was finally surrounded. As teammates hugged him at center court while Pearl Jam’s “Jeremy” blasted through the arena, it was clear the New York Knicks had finally found a spark. And even the Harvard-educated […]
By Jason J. Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly It’s that time to reflect on the past year in Asian American sports. Our annual top 10 list includes many familiar names, as well as welcome additions.