Lakers start first Asian-American backcourt

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Though it would end up just another loss in a trying season, the Los Angeles Lakers made history in Wednesday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The duo of Jordan Clarkson and Jeremy Lin became the first-ever Asian-American starting backcourt in the NBA.

"Proud to make history tonight with [Jordan Clarkson]," Lin wrote in a caption of a photo of him and Clarkson on his Instagram account."First ever starting Asian-American backcourt in the NBA!! Proud of rook for that 30-piece too! #asianinvasion#halfasiancounts"

Clarkson scored a career-high 30 points in the 127-117 loss to the Thunder, and Lin scored 19 points. Each guard added seven assists.