Originally written on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Knicks fans from all around are still distraught over the team's decision to not retain Jeremy Lin, allowing him to instead join the Houston Rockets. That said, those fans attempting to convince themselves that Lin was in fact not worth his heft $25.1 million, three-year contract are using Lin's choice not to play in this past season's postseason as justification. With so much at stake against the Miami Heat, many expected Lin to power through the pain, especially after self-proclaiming himself at 85% ready during the playoffs. Apparently Knicks owner James Dolan and Lin's teammates were not in favor of the mass majority's mentality.  Shortly after learning his fate, Lin spoke with Sports Illustrated, not only to express his preference to have continued donning orange and blue, but also to assert he was continuously discouraged from rushing back during the Knicks' first round playoff matchup.  via SI.com The last time Lin talked to Knicks owner James Dolan w...
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