Originally written on No Guts, No Glory  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Last week, we jumped on Jeremy Lin about taking the business side of the NBA personally. At the time it was reported that Lin was upset with the Knicks organization for not offering him a contract before the Rockets ever got into the mix. And since we took time to point out that Lin shouldn’t be taking things personally during a negotiation, it’s only right that we do the same when we find out that Knicks owner James Dolan essentially did the same thing. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Dolan’s decision to not match Jeremy Lin’s offer sheet was of course based on financials, but a large part of it was also emotional. In fact, Isola says that Dolan was “upset” that Lin restructured his deal with Houston and he felt “betrayed” and like he was “deceived.” The decision was both financial and emotional since Garden chairman James Dolan was upset over Lin restructuring his deal with Houston last week to include a third year salary of $14.9 million. Dolan, accord...
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