Famous Asian American professional basketball player who signed a $25 million dollar contract with the Rockets in 2012.
He learned to play the game from his father at the local YMCA.
His great 2011 season with the New York Knicks led to Linsanity taking over the nation.
He is the son of Taiwanese immigrants Lin Gie-Ming and Shirley Lin.
Like him, another famous basketball player whom the media couldn't get enough of in 2012 was Kris Humphries.