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Texans linebacker Connor Barwin tweeted this picture and said that Lin could even shoot free throws from his new bed. Making Connor Barwin my new favorite linebacker.
You may remember last year when Jeremy Lin was first sleeping on his brother’s couch and then on Landry Fields’. Well it’s good to know that he has options in Houston but with that new contract of his he could make his entire house a couch and still have enough left over to buy all of the Knicks “Lin” jerseys from Mitch Modell before he goes bankrupt.
Did the Rockets over pay for a middle of the way point guard who can only finish with one hand and turns the ball over way more than anybody in his price range should? Sure.
But this is the Rockets we are talking about here. They haven’t had much to be excited about since Yao so we’ll let them have their moment. Even if that moment was grossly overpaid for.
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Knicks fans may need a few days before it officially sinks in, but Jeremy Lin is a Houston Rocket. Between the knee injury last season and New York letting Lin walk in free agency, Linsanity ended about as quickly as it began. With New York’s decision to not match Houston’s $25.1 million offer, Jeremy’s life will undergo yet another rapid change. During an interview with Pablo...
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Knicks owner James Dolan reportedly felt "deceived" by Jeremy Lin who opted to sign with the Rockets and leave New York.
According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, this whole free agency thing has gotten out of hand for Jeremy Lin. We’ve touched on how Lin still has some growing to do when it comes to the business side of the NBA. And his handling of his free agency continues to prove it.
In an attempt to get the most lucrative contract he could, Lin signed an offer sheet with the Houston Rockets...
NOC does it again with classic son parody about Jeremy Lin signing with the Houston Rockets. Couldn’t help but to start singing along about 2 minutes into video…LMAO!
Earlier on Wednesday Jeremy Lin –now of the Houston Rockets — opened up about free agency and how he went from the height of Lin-sanity to someone who fell from the graces of James Dolan. And in this frank interview with Sports Illustrated he conveyed his feelings of wanting to be in New York, that was preference, [...]
HOUSTON If the general manager of the Houston Rockets were in public office, Daryl Morey would be in big trouble this election cycle. Approval ratings would be way down. And it probably wouldnt even matter whom he was running against.
Are you better off now than you were even one year ago? Morey's opponent might say. No. One year ago you had Goran Dragic. Now you have Zoran...
With the trade to bring former Knicks Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas back to New York now official, hope that the team will match Jeremy Lin's offer sheet with the Rockets continues to fade.Losing Lin would be devastating, to say the least. His impact and value both on and off the court makes him a key potential piece to the puzzle moving forward. Whether he played alongside...
More than 150 media members packed the Houston Rockets' practice court to be on hand for the introduction of Jeremy Lin as a member of the Rockets. The Houston Chronicle notes that's more media than attended the introductory press conferences for either Roger Clemens or Andy Pettitte when those two joined the Houston Astros. "I don't see myself as a conquering...
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Some interesting stories are surfacing about Lin regarding him being a little soft and the fame going to his head. I’m not sure I’m buying those rumors, but I do think the Knicks will be fine without him.
Ranking the NFL’s top safeties not names Troy Polamalu or Ed Reed [BleacherReport]
Ray Allen took...
The New York Knicks troubles continued as the team decides if Jeremy Lin is worth $58.3 million in 2014-15.
The New York Post reports that if the Knicks matched the Rockets offer sheet for Lin, owner James Dolan could pay the $58.3 million because of the new CBA's luxury-tax penalties.
The Knicks seem to have decided to pair Jason Kidd with a cheaper point-guard in Raymond Felton...
It’s looking more and more likely that the Knicks won’t be matching the contract the Houston Rockets gave to Jeremy Lin. In light of comments made by Carmelo Anthony and JR Smith, for chemistry’s sake, it seems like that is probably not a bad thing. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Smith was extremely candid about [...]
Carmelo Anthony had the media in a frenzy today when word of his unclear “ridiculous” comment, in reference to Jeremy Lin’s contract offer from Houston, spread like wildfire. Before Team USA’s practice at George Washington University yesterday, Carmelo Anthony was asked about teammate, Jeremy Lin’s offer sheet from the Houston Rockets. He said what was on his mind, but...