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Festival Laurels PRESS

Utah's Wat Misaka sounds off about 'Linsanity'

Emerson Lotzia - ABC4

 

Pro Basketball's First Asian American Player Looks At Lin, And Applauds

- by Bill Chappell, NPR


SPORTS OF THE TIMES
Knicks Pioneer Roots for the Underdog in Lin

George Vecsey - The New York Times

 

Decades before Lin's rise, Misaka made history for Asian Americans

Jon Wertheim - SI.com


 

First Asian Knick passes on advice to Lin

Jared Zwerling - ESPN

 

'Kilowatt' Misaka still beaming at 88

Jared Zwerling - ESPN


 

Utah The First Cinderella

Alexander Wolff, Michael Atchison
- Sports Illustrated

 

SPORTS OF THE TIMES
Pioneering Knick Returns to Garden

George Vecsey - The New York Times


 

Former Utah player broke basketball ethnic barrier

Doug Alden (AP)-
International Herald Tribune

 

'44 Utes just now hearing Misaka's story

Kurt Kragthorpe -
The Salt Lake Tribune

 

Basketball
 

Wat Misaka's story brings some to
tears but leaves audience inspired

Casey Kirk - Sacramento Press

Making A Rebound

Abigail Crocker -
The Providence Phoenix

 

Japanese American broke the
color line in 1947

Stephen Magagnini - The Sacramento Bee


 
 

'Transcending' the Game

Mikey Hirano Culross -
The Rafu Shimpo

 

First-ever minority NBA player

J. Sanchez - The Salt Lake Tribune
(cbs sportsonline)

 

Wat Misaka Documentary Screened in S.F.

J. K. Yamammoto- hokubei.com