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Congrats to the Raptors


Before I go into the Raptors thrilling game six win, here’s another promo I’ve created for my New Adult collegiate basketball ebook One on One:


One on One characters: Yohan Sukari, Rhea Chappelle and Jeloni Thorpe. Low resolution promo.


Congratulations to the Toronto Raptors. Game 6 of the NBA Finals came down to the wire, with the Raptors winning a 114-110 victory over the Golden State Warriors. This is the first title for the Raptors, and they also made history with point guard Jeremy Lin:

“After the Toronto Raptors won the NBA championship against the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 on Thursday, point guard Jeremy Lin became the first Asian American player to take home a ring. Cleveland Cavaliers’ Jordan Clarkson, who is of Filipino descent, made it to last year’s finals, but did not take home a championship. ”

Link: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/toronto-raptors-jeremy-lin-makes-history-with-nba-champship-162249339.html

It’s important to note that Jeremy is the first Asian American, that’s why I have it in bold. The first Asian was Mengke Bateer with the 2003 San Antonio Spurs. The second Asian to win a ring played for the 2009 NBA Champs Los Angeles Lakers and his name is Sun Yue.


The Raptors Pascal Siakam also made history as the first player from Cameroon to win an NBA Championship ring.

TIME Magazine Asia cover, February 27, 2012 Link: http://content.time.com/time/covers/asia/0,16641,20120227,00.html


Jeremy Lin plays for the Toronto Raptors


Jeremy Lin holding the NBA trophy


I’m a big fan of Jeremy Lin. His NBA journey is a study of hard work and talent.

In my fictional story about an Indonesian collegiate star, Yohan Sukari uses Jeremy Lin as a role model in his own quest to become an NBA player.

Yohan and Rhea – Low resolution promo

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