As the Linsanity continues to spread around the globe, media coverage of NBA sensation Jeremy Lin continues to get bizarre. Lots of people who have no experience covering sports start talking about the New York Knicks point guard, and some inferior media product is produced. And on two occasions we’ve had genuine racism: the MSG Network’s fortune cookie with Lin’s head, and then of course, the ESPN headline that cost a web editor his job.
And then there’s this video after the jump, which is on par, if not worse than both.
Look at Next Media Animation’s description, which is racist in itself.
Watch Jeremy make his tiger mother cry by choosing to play with a basketball instead of a calculator and see him spin a basketball on a chopstick!
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