Then and Now

Jeremy Lin chatting with Wataru Misaka, the first Asian American NBA player. As I wrote back in 2009:

Three years before African Americans were allowed into the league and the same year Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, Japanese American Watura Misaka was drafted in the first round by the New York Knicks. He later served in the US Army stationed in Hiroshima three months after the atomic bomb devastated that city.

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