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NBA Houston Rockets Guard Jeremy Lin makes appearance and Q&A after the Rockets vs Warriors Game

Suzanne Kai

Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin made an appearance and talked with fans at Golden State Warriors Asian Heritage Night.

We will be posting images and more. Stay tuned!

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 Lin's appearance at Asian Heritage Night event is hosted by the Golden State Warriors and Cache Creek Casino Resort, February 12 when the Warriors play against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California (7:30 p.m. PST). The event will also be aired live to China on CCTV.

NBA Entertainment will produce a live feed capturing the February 12 in-arena celebrations, events and activities to air live in China on CCTV.

A portion of the event night ticket sales benefit the AsianWeek Foundation to increase awareness for Hepatitis B, one of the most common untreated diseases in the world that currently affects 1 in 10 members of the Asian/Pacific Islander community

The Warriors Asian Heritage Night is part of the NBA Chinese New Year Celebration 2013, its largest international tribute ever from February 7-14.

Warriors players will wear specially designed Adidas shooting shirts on Friday, February 8 against the Memphis Grizzlies and Tuesday, February 12 against the Houston Rockets. Designed and developed by Adidas, the shooting shirt features “Year of the Snake” graphics that integrate the NBA logo, Chinese characters and basketball elements.

Fans purchasing Asian Heritage Night tickets for the February 12th game will receive a commemorative Heritage t-shirt and be treated to a postgame Q&A with Rockets Guard Jeremy Lin.

In-game elements for Asian Heritage Night will also feature cultural entertainment by local performance groups and artists of Asian descent as well as scoreboard recognition for groups of 15 or more during halftime.

For full event details, please visit www.warriors.com/asianheritage.

The AsianWeek Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a focus area on containing hepatitis B, one of the most common untreated diseases in the world that currently affects 1 in 10 members of the Asian/Pacific Islander community.

The foundation’s Hep-B-Free campaign utilizes strategic communications, planning and community organizing among active partners and community members in a coordinated effort to implement Hepatitis B prevention measures.

To learn more about the AsianWeek Foundation’s other Bay Area Hep-B-Free events such as the annual “B a Hero” gala and the Asian Heritage Street Foundation, please visit http://sfhepbfree.org/.

 

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