Yesterday morning Jeremy Lin decided to head to China to continue his basketball career. Jeremy Lin had trouble getting picked up by an NBA team. The 31-year-old guard has decided to head to China to play for the China Basketball Association. Lin will be playing for the Beijing Shougang Ducks.
Jeremy Lin took to Instagram and Twitter to post his announcement. “Thanks to the NBA and everyone who’s supported me the last 9 years! To challenge stereotypes, make history, rep Asians at the NBA level and pave the path as others have done for me has been an absolute privilege. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for each person who has been with me each step of the way.” On Twitter, Lin tweeted “Will always cherish being able to rep Asians at the NBA level. Excited for the next step with the Beijing Ducks. Excited to make more history.”
The 6 foot 3 Harvard University Star went undrafted in the 2010 draft. Lin has been in the National Basketball Association since 2010. He was signed by the Golden State Warriors in 2010. Lin’s stardom elevated when he was on the New York Knicks in 2011 to 2012. He played 35 games and started 25 games. Jeremy Lin’s 2019 season with the Toronto Raptors was a difficult year. Lin season average was 9.6 points, 2.4 total rebounds, and 3.1 assists. He ended this season going to the NBA Championship and won his first championship with the Toronto Raptors in 2019. Lin ends his NBA career with a career average of 11.6 points, 2.8 total rebounds, and 4.3 assists. Jeremy Lin has made an impact in the NBA and has become a household name. As he heads off to the China Basketball Association, he has a bright future ahead of him.