The Rockets will face the Indiana Pacers in Taipei in a pre-season game on Sunday, and it will be a special occasion for the league's first American-born player of Taiwanese descent.
"I kind of see this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," Lin told a news conference. "Definitely, I am looking forward to it. It's a celebration in some sense."
Coach Kevin McHale also praised him for the hard work he has put in over the summer and expects him to get better.