LIN'S EARLY YEARS
RACISM and STEREOTYPES
LIN and the NBA
POTLUCK
100

Besides Jeremy, who in Jeremy's family loved basketball?


His father

100

"The reason this [Lin's success] matters so much is because you have spent your entire life ____ ."

A) Trying to prove that Asian people matter.”

B) Identifying with people who look nothing like you.”

C) Hoping to play basketball just like Lin.”

B) Identifying with people who look nothing like you.”

100

Jeremy Lin was signed to all of the following NBA teams except:

A) The Warriors

B) The Rockets

C) The Spurs


C) The Spurs

100

Jeremy Lin was so confident in his playing abilities that he never needed to overcome self-doubt.

True or False

False


200

Jeremy was relieved when his mother no longer made him pursue what?

Playing Piano

200

People were especially surprised that Lin:

A) Dunks

B) Shoots 3 pointers

C) Drives to the basket


A) Dunks

200

What was 1 thing that was unusual about Lin’s lifestyle when he was first in the NBA

Slept on couches

Loved with other players/family

200

What former US president said he supported Lin even before the basketball player became famous?

Barack Obama

300

Why did Jeremy pick Harvard over MIT?

It is a Division I school.

300
According to the experts in the movie, several stereotypes are associated with Asian men. Name one of these stereotypes.

Small     

Diminutive   

Passive  

Unathletic  

Submissive



300

When Lin scored 38 points at Madison Square Garden, the opposing team was The ______ .

Lakers

300

Lin wore the number ___ on his jersey during his professional career.

17

400

After being named "California Player of the Year," Lin received how many college scholarship offers?

0

400
Imagine you are Jeremy Lin's teammate. Name one thing you could do to support him.
400

Jeremy Lin's "wave off" at the end of The Raptor's game signaled what?

I've got this - and the same right to this shot as anyone else.

400

How would you describe "Linsanity"?

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