NBA News: Jeremy Lin Announces He Will Visit Asia in July and August
on Apr 20, 2017 08:57 AM EDT
The Brooklyn Nets' season is over and it's time for the players to take a vacation or start working out to improve their game. For Jeremy Lin, he will be visiting Asia this coming July and August to conduct several basketball clinics.
In a video announcement on his official LINE account (H/T Baidu.com), Jeremy Lin revealed that he is going back to Asia as part of his annual summer tour. He expressed his gratitude to all of his fans for supporting him and team despite their disappointing season.
"I just want to say thank you very much. I know we have not played well this year and we have a poor performance but I know that I will play better next year. I just want to say thank you. I will go to Asia this year in July and August. I am looking forward to meeting everyone in July and August," Lin said.
Jeremy Lin has held an annual Asia tour ever since he became a superstar in 2012. He usually visits China and Taiwan during the summer to hold clinics, attend festivals and speak about his Christian faith. In last year's tour, he spent 2 weeks in Asia.
According to JLin Portal, Jeremy Lin was in Taiwan last year from June 11 to 17. He spent the first two days of the tour in Kaohsiung. He coached a basketball camp for two days while attending a Christian gathering to talk about his life experience.
The 28-year-old star then spent the second part of the Taiwan tour in the capital city of Taipei where he took part in activities such as a meet-and-greet, a charity event, a seminar and two promotional events for his sponsors.
Finally, Jeremy Lin spent the next eight days in China visiting four cities - Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing. As for this year's Asia tour, there are still no clear dates and schedule but tune in for further announcements.