Jeremy Lin has probably faced every imaginable defense on the basketball court, but probably none like what he’s facing in Taiwan.
Armed with short skirts and paddles, the cheerleading team for the Formosa Taishin Dreamers, waved their tushes toward Lin and hit each other on the rear with paddles, It was all in a failed attempt to distract him, Taiwanese News reported.
It didn’t work. Lin, who recently revealed he’s been secretly married, sank both free throws even as the members of the Formosa Sexy positioned themselves right underneath the basket, in direct eyesight of Lin.
Fans on online forums were not amused and blasted the girls on social media. Some called for the Taiwanese P+ League to ban such provocative moves.
One Sexy member took to Instagram to apologize.
According to Txt Report, the captain of the Sexy, “Zi Zi” Dong Zi Ning, explained it was all just a joke among colleagues and that their actions have been reviewed internally and corrected.
“Can’t you tell the difference between sexy and vulgar? Don’t you even watch it on occasion? It’s not a question of clothing at all”,one netizen commented on social media.
Zi responded defensively.
“I hope everyone will not be too harsh. They just want to try their best to interfere with the team and enter the atmosphere of the game.”
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