Jeremy Lin: Couch Surfing in Houston, Hello Kitty Mask in Taiwan [+Video]

Sep 18, 2012 08:41 AM EDT | By Juan Fernandez

In a text to teammate Chandler Parsons on Sunday, Jeremy Lin asked "Sorry to bug u but u think I could crash on ur couch tmrw night until my furniture comes in?"

Parsons tweeted "Glad all that @NBA money didn't change him @JLin7."

Lin is signed in a three year deal with Houston Rockets for $25.1 million.

So when can we see Jeremy Lin in action? In a recent press release from Rio Grande Valley Vipers during Rocket Launch 2012:

On Friday, Oct. 5, Rockets Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons will visit Vipers Title Sponsor Lone Star National Bank, located at 520 East Nolana, McAllen, for an autograph signing from 2-3 p.m. The autograph signing is free and open to the public. That afternoon, Rockets players will also make an appearance at the Children's Center at Renaissance to meet and sign autographs for pediatric patients.

The conclusion of Rocket Launch 2012 will take place when Jeremy Lin and the Rockets kick off the 2012-13 season against the Olympic Gold Medal winning Big Three of the OKC Thunder Oct. 10 at State Farm Arena. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

And lastly if you haven't seen this video already, here is Jeremy Lin in Taipei where he wore a Hello Kitty mask to escape the paparazzi at his hotel. Then he plays hoops with the locals. (By Peter Radovich, Jr. on Youtube)

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