Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin recently compared the racial taunts he received in college at Harvard to the ones has gotten in the NBA.
In a podcast with a Nets teammate called “The Outside Shot with Randy Foye,” Lin, the NBA’s first American born player of Chinese descent, said the racial taunts in received in college we worst than the one he received in the NBA.
“The worst was at Cornell, when I was being called a c—k,” Lin said on the podcast. “That’s when it happened. I don’t know … that game, I ended up playing terrible and getting a couple of charges and doing real out-of-character stuff. My teammate told my coaches [that] they were calling Jeremy a c—k the whole first half. I didn’t say anything, because when that stuff happens, I kind of just, I go and bottle up – where I go into turtle mode and don’t say anything and just internalize everything.”
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