“LOL whut? That weibo ish cray!”
“Jeremy Lin is an iPhone. The accessories are made in China; a Taiwanese invested in its assembly; Chinese people want to own one; but at its core lies American technology and software, and in the final analysis it is an American brand without a cent’s worth of connection to China.”
The above declaration is currently making the rounds on Sina Weibo. With a loss in overtime against the Boston Celtics, the New York Knicks’ record now stands at 18-19, and are ranked eighth in the Eastern Conference.
For a deeper look at the distinctly Chinese hand-wringing over Lin’s background from Tea Leaf Nation, click here.