Found July 06, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey has a plan.  He's going to steal your favorite team's restricted free agent or he's going to make you pay a ton to keep them, especially if you're already over the salary cap.  Morey already offered a huge contract to Bulls back up center Omer Asik.  Chicago is already paying the luxury tax thanks to Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah's contract extensions kicking in, meaning if they still want Asik has their back up center, they'll be paying a lot to keep him.  Now the Rockets are using the same strategy to pry Jeremy Lin away from the New York Knicks.  The Rockets and Lin agreed on a four year, 28.8 million dollar offer sheet, which the Knicks are expected to match after losing out on Steve Nash. "Knicks officials have been very clear over the past few weeks that they intended to keep Lin at any cost. And while the luxury tax hit will be steep in the third and fourth years of this contract, it's hard to argu...
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