Found July 24, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:
PLAYERS: Jeremy Lin
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
  Jeremy Lin has been opening up about a bevy of issues ranging from how he felt when New York didn’t match the Rockets’ offer to his time with the Knicks. He has also commetned on his love for the New York fans and also is opening up about Lin-Sanity last year. He does admit, [...]

'Linsanity' got in Lin's head

"Linsanity" became the talk of the NBA last season, and even the point guard has admitted some of the attention got to his head.

Jeremy Lin speaks on Linsanity, Knicks and Rockets

Linsanity was huge because Jeremy Lin was balling out. There may have been a perfect storm in play, he may not ever be able to specifically duplicate that run, and history may tell us that Mike D'Antoni had a bigger hand in orchestrating the whole affair than anybody's ever given him credit for. But Jeremy Lin is still a good player. Maybe not an All Star, but certainly not...

Knicks GM Glen Grunwald Hid in Hotel Room to Avoid Lin Offer Sheet

Knicks GM Glen GrunwaldPhoto credit: You know those stories you hear about the tactics that deadbeat dads will take in order to avoid being served papers so they don’t have to pay child support? Well, apparently New York Knicks GM  Glen Grunwald may be watching too much reality TV, because he did something very similar to avoid being served with Jeremy Lin...

Knicks GM Glen Grunwald reportedly attempted to dodge Rockets offer sheet for Jeremy Lin

We’ve already outlined that Knicks owner James Dolan felt that he was deceived and betrayed by Jeremy Lin. So it shouldn’t surprise you that there is yet another example of just how personal the Knicks took Jeremy Lin signing that poison pill offer sheet. In the Houston Chronicle’s behind the scenes look at how the deal went down, they describe every decision the Rockets made...

Lin: 'Linsanity' got into my head

"Linsanity" took everyone by storm last season -- Jeremy Lin included. Say what you want about Lin's basketball potential, but the Harvard product is one of the more grounded players in the NBA. So, despite his controversial exit from New York, which was the subject of much debate, he's willing to look back candidly at what has been a crazy year. Lin admitted...

The Houston Rockets are fools for signing Jeremy Lin

I hate to rain on anyone’s parade, but this is what America has become today. After over 200-plus years of work, this is what America has accepted. Rewarding mediocrity is something that ruins sports franchises, businesses and America. I am not saying Jeremy Lin is the problem, but he is part of it. The New York Knicks were faced with an extremely “tough” decision: to...

Report: Omer Asik Joins Jeremy Lin in Houston as Rockets Offer Another Three-Year, $25 Million Deal

What is it with the Rockets offering three years and $25 million to players? OK, so the NBA's rules and pay structure obviously have something to do with the symmetrical numbers. But it's still a little interesting that, just after nabbing Jeremy Lin from the Knicks when New York declined to match, the Rockets may be picking up another player whose former team won't match...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 7/24

Herald  Can’t ask for more from Celtics Jeremy Lin says he’s regaining his bearings Bulls won’t match Omer Asik’s offer sheet Globe  Celtics, Heat set for Opening Night matchup CelticsGreen   Always a Celtic - Remembering Pistol Pete Ok, Now This Is Awkward Goldy Blocks Tweets His Thanks Celtics to Open 2012-13 Season at Heat Celtic Thunder  Perk is a Warrior Celtics...

Scola says Rockets going big or going young

The Rockets have been at the front of the offseason. Whether it was getting involved in Dwight Howard rumors or going after and signing Jeremy Lin, you cannot fault Daryl Morey for going out there and being active. Houston has been a middle of the Western Conference team for the better part of a decade. Always good enough to compete for a Playoff spot, never quite good enough to...

Charles Barkley thinks Jeremy Lin will have more success than Tim Tebow

Charles Barkley is at it again. This time saying  that he believes Jeremy Lin will have more success in Houston than Tim Tebow will in New York. “Well, I think Jeremy Lin is a good player. He’s going to have more success. Tebow is a good kid, but he’s honestly going there to be the backup.” Barkley Said.  “Jeremy Lin is going there to be the starting point guard, and...

Rockets Sign Omer Asik

After prying away Jeremy Lin from the New York Knicks, the Rockets have now managed to do the same with big man Omer Asik from the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls decided not to match the three-year, $25 million offer sheet given to Asik by the Rockets. The offer now popularly known as the “poison pill” contract [...]
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