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Jeremy Lin and Jordan Clarkson Form First Asian-American Starting Backcourt in NBA History

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Jeremy Lin and Jordan Clarkson made history last night.

The Lakers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night. Losses are not ordinarily a source of players celebrating, but Jeremy Lin made an exception, because he and Jordan Clarkson made some history last night, becoming the first Asian-American starting backcourt in NBA history. Lin took to Instagram to celebrate the achievement:

Jordan Clarkson also reached a milestone of his own, setting a new career high of 30 points, and becoming the first Lakers rookie to score 30 points in a game since Eddie Jones in the 1994-95 season.