Segments in this Video

New York City, 2012 (01:37)


Jeremy Lin plays for the New York Knicks. He scores 38 points in a game against the Lakers at Madison Square Garden. (Credits)

The Doubt (10:59)

Jenny Yang and Hasan Minhaj discuss common associations with Asian Americans. Lin discusses family support, college, the pre-draft process, and entering the NBA. He recalls joining the Knicks and not feeling like he belonged; the game against the Nets is crucial.

The Impossible (15:51)

Iman Shumpert recalls Lin's demeanor when he entered the game against the Nets; Lin scores 25 points. Lin continues to play well; fans and teammates recognize his legitimacy. The Knicks play the Lakers at Madison Square Garden and Lin scores 38 points; "Linsanity" abounds.

The Reality (07:43)

Hate crimes against Asian Americans increase nationwide during the COVID-19 pandemic. Film participants reflect on public perceptions of Asians and resulting actions. They discuss why Lin's story matters; he played nine years in the NBA and won a championship with the Toronto Raptors.

Credits: 38 at the Garden (01:43)

Credits: 38 at the Garden

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38 at the Garden

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38 At The Garden chronicles the extraordinary ascendance of point guard Jeremy Lin during his landmark 2012 season with the New York Knicks. Lin, an undrafted Harvard graduate, shocked fans, stunned his teammates and galvanized the Asian American community when he scored 38 points at Madison Square Garden against the Los Angeles Lakers, solidifying Lin’s hot streak and the “Linsanity” craze. A decade later, Lin’s stature as a groundbreaking, cultural icon stands in stark relief to the recent hate crimes against the Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) community. 38 At The Garden recognizes a pivotal moment in time for Lin, and celebrates a phenomenon that was bigger than basketball for the world.

Length: 39 minutes

Item#: BVL283438

Copyright date: ©2022

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