Norman OwYoung Jang

Norman OwYoung Jang of San Francisco (left) was the first Chinese-American to participate in an NBA tryout, training with the Warriors in 1964. (CBS)

Decades Before Lin, SF Man Paved Way For Asian-Americans In NBA

Long before the national obsession with Palo Alto native Jeremy Lin, another Bay Area hoopster was paving the way for Asian-Americans in the NBA.