Sharpton, MSNBC jump on Lin wagon

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The Rev. Al Sharpton says Jeremy Lin gives "Americans hope again" in a “Lean Forward” ad for MSNBC.

 

In the 90-second clip, Sharpton refers to Lin's surprise success, saying, "It's about looking past the surface, beyond the stereotypes, and giving unlikely people a chance."

 

The undrafted guard of Asian-American descent has risen to stardom after the New York Knicks coach gave Lin a legitimate shot for the first time on Feb. 4.

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Sharpton, MSNBC jump on Lin wagon