Blogs posted in April 2011

Posted on Monday, April 4, 2011

This weekend, a friend invited Quang and me to a basketball game he was coaching. The league is called J-League, and it’s a national league that only allows participants who are at least 1/8th Asian. The players in this tournament were 8th grade girls, and they were fierce. They were so fast, energetic, confident, hitting 3s, driving layups… It made me feel an inexplicable pride to watch these girls who were Chinese, Vietnamese, Philipino, Samoan, Japanese, Korean... playing their hearts out. And I say inexplicable because I can’t really explain it. It’s just… not...