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Jeremy Lin says he experienced racism a lot more as a college player than in the NBA

Jeremy Lin says he experienced racism a lot more as a college player than in the NBA

As an Asian American basketball player, Jeremy Lin is well aware that racism still exists in America. But the former Laker and current member of the Brooklyn Nets says he experienced it much worse in college as compared with his seven seasons in the NBA.

“When I got to the NBA, I thought, man, this is gonna be way way worse,” he said Thursday on teammate Randy Foye’s podcast. “But it’s way better. Everybody’s way more under control.”

Lin spoke of the way he was treated on the road while playing for Harvard from 2006 to 2010.

"The NBA crowd is a lot better than the college crowd,” he...

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