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The New York Knicks have claimed Jeremy Lin off waivers to fill their growing need for a healthy point guard off the bench. Lin was released Sunday by the Rockets to make room for Samuel Dalembert.
The Rockets originally claimed Lin after he was released by the Warriors, who needed the salary-cap space in an attempt to sign then-restricted free agent DeAndre Jordan who was eventually re-signed by the Clippers.
Besides being one of the feel good stories of the league. Lin is also the leagues first Asian-American player since 1947.
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The Knicks claimed guard Jeremy Lin off waivers from the Rockets on Tuesday, giving the team another option at point guard while rookie Iman Shumpert nurses the sprained MCL he suffered opening day.With the Knicks' rookie potentially out two to four weeks, Lin is likely to see some minutes while part of Coach Mike D'Antoni's deeper rotations this season. He joins a group...
The New York Knicks have claimed guard Jeremy Lin off waivers.
The Knicks are short-handed in the backcourt. Iman Shumpert could miss four weeks with a knee injury, Baron Davis might still be weeks away because of his bulging back disc and Mike Bibby missed the opener with a sore lower back.
The 6-foot-3 Lin was released by the Houston Rockets on Sunday to make room for Samuel...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Jeremy Lin can identify with some Knicks fans. His favorite player growing up was Latrell Sprewell, who began his career with the Warriors.
“Best player on the hometown team,’’ said Lin, who grew up in Palo Alto, Calif., as a Warriors fan.
In his first full day as...
Jeremy Lin signed a deal with the Knicks. Congratulations to the former Harvard basketball guard!
Impressed with what they had seen out of him in the past, the Knicks claimed former Harvard and Warriors guard Jeremy Lin off waivers yesterday. The 23-year-old, 6-foot-3 Lin was with Golden State last year as a rookie. The Warriors waived him on Dec. 9. The Rockets added him three...
The Knicks offense didn't get a huge boost Tuesday, but their collective GPA sure did. The Knicks claimed guard Jeremy Lin off waivers from the Houston Rockets Tuesday as insurance for their paper-thin backcourt.
After getting cut by the Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin is now a Knick. Per the NY Post: “The Knicks have claimed former Harvard PG Jeremy Lin off waivers, according to a league source. Lin spent his rookie year in Oakland, but was waived by the Warriors, and new coach Mark Jackson, on Dec. 9. The Rockets picked Lin up, but waived him Sunday to clear roster space in order to...
Lin is back at Oracle - in a Knicks uniform Jeremy Lin proved you can go home again. The Palo Alto High graduate and former Warrior was enthusiastically welcomed back to Oracle Arena on Wednesday night, even though he...
New York claimed former Palo Alto High and Golden State guard Jeremy Lin off waivers Tuesday, a day before the Knicks play the Warriors at Oracle Arena.
Lin was released Sunday by Houston, which needed roster space to sign Samuel Dalembert. The Rockets had claimed Lin off waivers after he was released earlier this month by the Warriors, who were clearing salary-cap space for a...
The Knicks signed Jeremy Lin, cut this month by the Warriors and the Rockets, as a short-term backup at point guard while the rookie Iman Shumpert recovers from a knee injury.