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Erik Spoelstra impressed by Jeremy Lin

Updated: February 13, 2012, 11:41 AM ET
By Kevin Arnovitz | ESPN.com

ATLANTA -- When Erik Spoelstra was chosen by the Miami Heat to succeed Pat Riley in 2008, he made history as the first Asian-American coach in the four major North American sports leagues.

Although he has seen only highlights of Jeremy Lin since the New York Knicks point guard took the league by storm over the past week, Spoelstra expressed a measure of pride on Sunday over what Lin has accomplished as the first Asian-American to start an NBA game since the league began keeping records ...

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