Lin Plays in Yao Ming's Charity Game in Taipei
Jeremy Lin, who recently signed with the Golden State
Warriors, netted 17 points Wednesday night in a charity game at
Taipei Arena (photo courtesy of Kevin Burns).
Game Recap in Taiwan News Online
TAIPEI, TAIWAN -- Former Harvard standout guard and current member of the Golden State Warriors Jeremy Lin '10 scored 17 points and added three rebounds, three assists and four steals in a charity basketball game at Taipei Arena before 6,662 fans Wednesday.
Lin, who was personally invited by Yao Ming of the Houston Rockets, played for Team Heart in the game which benefited the “Yao Ming Foundation,” which helps re-build schools in the earthquake devastated provinces in China. Lin was on a roster that included several NBA players including Chase Budinger, Brandon Jennings, Amir Johnson, Aaron Brooks, Luke Babbitt, DaJuan Summers and Hasheem Thabeet.
Lin, who is a Taiwanese-American, helped Team Love to a 137-103 victory against Team Heart, which was comprised of players from the Shanghai Sharks and an All-Star collection of players from the local Super Basketball League.