Jeremy Lin was basketball’s hottest star not long ago. Suddenly, an unknown Asian-American basketball player energized a New York Knicks team and propelled them into the post season. Not only that, he energized a nation of basketball lovers, and was the pride of Asians across the world.
He caused the media uproar known as ‘Linsanity’. Many believe that it was due to his heritage. Lin is the first Asian-American of Taiwanese or Chinese descent to play in the NBA. Lin was born in Los Angeles, California. Both of his parents are from Taiwan.
Linsanity: The Movie is an independent documentary which traces Lin’s rise to popularity. It was directed by Evan Jackson Leong. It is an inspirational story of overcoming challenges to achieve NBA stardom.