Sunday 17th December 2017,

Bad Ass Asians

Ξ Comments are off

Bleacher Report: The Case for & Against @Jlin7 Making The All Star Team

posted by Randall

Basketball Chalk Board There are many reasons Jeremy Lin should be named to the NBA All Star team and just as many why he should be excluded. The reasons outlined in the Bleacher Report are hard to argue with.

Supporters for Lin being on the All Star Team are all the intangibles.–his popularity with the fans in the United States and across the globe,  the large number of votes he received in the fan balloting, and perhaps most importantly. the game will be played in front of his home fans in Houston.

Unfortunately for Lin, the numbers don’t support an all star appearance. His 12 points a game while respectable don’t compare well with others being considered. His assists totals are impressive but also behind the others. I give Lin a 30 percent chance of being named to the team, primarily because of his popularity and the fact that the game will be played on his home court. You can see the head to head comparison in the Bleacher Report . What do you think, does Jeremy Lin deserve an All Star selection?


Popular Posts


Get Social

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,680 other subscribers

AsAmNews has Asian America in Its Heart

Please support AsAmNews by sharing & commenting on our stories

Like Us on Facebook & follow on Twitter