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Jeremy Lin Ends Asia Trip 2017

By Ruth Wang
on August 17, 2017 07:08 AM

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The 2017 Jr. NBA Jeremy Lin Clinic : (credit: Jeremy Lin)

Jeremy Lin's Asia Trip 2017 recently ended.

On August 3, 2017, the Taiwanese-American NBA player shared on Weibo, one of China's most popular social media platforms, "The tour this year will be over soon. Thanks for the enthusiasm of all the fans and the help of my team. Thanks for your hard work. I will give a better performance in the new season with your support. Hope that you make progress and achieve your goals! I'll strive to be #the best of myself #."

The next day he published on the platform that he was on the plane back to the United States.

In Beijing, the last stop of his tour, he went to climb the Great Wall. He happily commented, "One who fails to reach the Great Wall is not a hero," marking the perfect closure of the tour. During the trip, the Christian celebrity went to Taiwan and held an evangelistic rally attended by thousands of people in cooperation with local churches on July 21. Five days later, he hosted a charity basketball game with several Christian celebrities including Jay Chou, Vannessa Wu, and Blackie Chen Chien-chou. Later he was involved in activities in Shanghai and Beijing, discussing playing skills with his fans.

Lin has conducted an annual Asia tour since 2012. He usually visits mainland China and Taiwan in summer to conduct clinics, join festivals, and talk about his Christian faith.His Asia tour lasted two weeks in 2016.

-Translated by Karen Luo

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