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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jeremy Lin will be staying put, in New York and as the Knicks' starting point guard.
Coach Mike Woodson repeated Wednesday that Lin will "absolutely" be back next season and will enter training camp as the starter at his position, even with the Knicks agreeing to a deal with veteran Jason Kidd.
Lin has agreed to sign an offer sheet with the Houston Rockets for about 28 million over four years. The Knicks have said all along they planned to match any offer for their restricted free agent, and Woodson said the Knicks "never once" blinked at knowing they would have to pay that figure.
The offer sheet still hasn't been signed and sent to the Knicks, who would then have three days to match, so Woodson said he couldn't comment much about it, but added that "Jeremy Lin has always been a big part of what we we're trying to do as we move forward with our franchise."
Lin took to his Twitter page Wednesday to deny a report tha...
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Fresh off his ESPY award win for "Best Breakthrough Athlete," Jeremy Lin was at the Houston Rockets' summer league headquarters earlier today to sign a highly anticipated offer sheet.As anticipated as the contract itself may have been by the Knicks, the terms are certain to take the team for a loop.Instead of the widely reported $28.8 million, four year offer Lin was...
"Linsanity" continued its national dominance last night, helping Knicks guard Jeremy Lin take home an ESPY Award for "Breakout Athlete."Granted, while Lin's outburst onto the NBA scene came on perhaps the league's biggest and brightest stage (Madison Square Garden), it's worth noting that the Harvard grad's efforts (during which he propelled New...
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is heading in to his third NBA season. But most importantly, this will be the first NBA season where anyone will expect anything out of him. We say all this to say that despite Lin bursting on the national scene last season, he is young and still has a lot to learn both on and off the court.
On the court, the things he needs to work on this...
The Knicks plan to keep Linsanity going at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks are set to match the Houston Rockets' four-year, $28.8 million offer to restricted free agent Jeremy Lin, retaining the point guard for at least the next three seasons. The Knicks said they would match any offer Lin receives to keep him, even after bringing veteran Jason Kidd in on a free-agent...
As players all around the NBA officially sign new deals, the New York Knicks may have to do some damage control on the centerpiece for their off-season success.
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The New York Knicks are on the clock. Point guard Jeremy Lin, named a starter by head coach Mike Woodson on Wednesday, signed a four-year offer sheet with the Houston Rockets worth $28.83 million. Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald said that he had not seen the offer sheet as of Thursday morning but expected the franchise to match any reasonable offer for the sensation. Woodson...
Your browser does not support iframes.Forget Deron Williams, Jason Kidd, and even the ever so popular Jeremy Lin. The Knicks Blog's Tommy Dee is New York City's best playmaker!I joined my good pal Tommy earlier today, jumping on TKB.tv at SNY Studios to break down the Knicks offseason. Watch the clip above as Tommy and I examine the potential impact of some of New York'...
Jason Kidd is already talking about how he'll mentor Jeremy Lin even as the New York Knicks aren't ready to formally announce the young point guard will be returning.
The Knicks introduced two signees Thursday: Kidd and Marcus Camby. A day after coach Mike Woodson reiterated that Lin ''absolutely'' would be back, general manager Glen Grunwald said New York...
The New York Knicks made some recent roster moves including re-signing three-point shooting ace Steve Novak.
“This is where he wanted to be,” said Mark Bartelstein, Novak’s agent. “He wanted to be back in New York.”
The well-traveled Novak (NBA and D-League) proved to be a surprise contributor last season for New York where he led the NBA in 3-point shooting at 47...
The New York Knicks definitely got older. The question is, did they get better? Intent on getting the most out of their high-priced stars, Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire, while the two are still in their respective primes, the team was aggressive in free agency by signing 39-year-old point guard Jason Kidd with their taxpayer's mid-level exception and acquiring 38...
Almost nobody hopped into free agency more aggressively than the Houston Rockets. As soon as teams could tender offer sheets to restricted free agents, the Rockets went submitted bids on center Omer Asik and point guard Jeremy Lin. The Rockets did so knowing that the Asik's and Lin's respective teams, the Bulls and Knicks, probably would match, but hoping they would not....