An American Basketball Star of Chinese Heritage

Jeremy Lin played in the NBA

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He was from California

After Jeremy Lin joined the National Basketball Association (NBA) and gained some prominence, it was thought by some that he was the first Asian American to ever play in the NBA. It was little known but discovered that there had been one before him.

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Floyd Mori

Floyd Mori

Floyd Mori, born in Utah, is a former College Teacher, Mayor, CA State Assemblyman, Consultant, and CEO for Nonprofits. www.thejapaneseamericanstory.com.