Retired Chinese basketball superstar Yao Ming talks with CNN about Jeremy Lin and his rising career. The owner of the Shanghai Sharks was surprised how quickly Lin has risen in the NBA. Yao and Lin talk and text on a regular basis. Yao Ming believes the Jeremy Lin is inspiring the Asian American community and China’s basketball community. Contrary to rumors on the ‘net, Yao isn’t offering tips to Lin instead he offers congratuations and support to the rising NBA star, who looks toward him as a role model.
Yao Ming on Jeremy Lin and Linsanity