An American Idol

I remember China's Lin Biao, a major Chinese Communist military leader who helped  the communists succeed in the Chinese Civil War. News of Lin Biao was in the local papers in 1971. Lin Biao had tried to defect to the Soviet Union after an alleged failed attempt on the life of Chairman Mao but he and some members of his family had perished when their plane crashed in Mongolia on September 13, 1971.But who is this Jeremy Lin that I read of recently? The Taiwanese were said to have doted over this American who plays professional basketball with the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Jeremy happens to be one of the few Asian Americans in NBA history. Also known as Lin Shu How 林书豪,  he is also the first American player in the league to be of  Taiwanese descent. That perhaps,explains all the hoo-ha in Taiwan.


Which Lin do you fancy?Lin Biao or Jeremy Lin Shu How?
 

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