Brooklyn Nets’ Thomas Robinson, left, defends Charlotte Hornets’ Jeremy Lin, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday,
Brooklyn Nets' Thomas Robinson, left, defends Charlotte Hornets' Jeremy Lin, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, in New York. The Hornets won 104-96. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) ( Frank Franklin II )

Jeremy Lin isn't pleased with Chris Rock's Academy Awards skit involving three Asian children who were supposed to be representative of PricewaterhouseCoopers, the financial firm that tracks Oscar voting.

Retweeting a story from the Washington Post titled "If the Oscars were all about diversity, why the crude Asian joke?" the Charlotte Hornets guard and Palo Alto High School star wrote "Seriously though, when is this going to change?!? Tired of it being "cool" and "ok" to bash Asians smh ?#?Oscars?"

Oscars host Rock brought the three kids out, introducing them by saying "They sent us their most dedicated, accurate and hard working representatives," he said. "Please welcome Ming Zhu, Bao Ling and David Moskowitz."

Get it? Because Asians are good at math.

"If anybody's upset about that joke, just tweet about it on your phone that was also made by these kids," Rock said, apparently making a child labor joke.

Rock -- who spent most of the night bashing the Academy for its lack of diversity in this year's nominations -- was widely ripped on social media regarding the skit. Or whatever it was.

Tony Hicks writes celebrity commentary for the Bay Area News Group. Contact him at Facebook.com/BayAreaNewsGroup.TonyHicks or Twitter.com/tonyhicks67



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