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Jeremy Lin has flawlessly handled Linsanity. Handling the ball has been tougher.
The Knicks' point guard has been turnover prone, and it finally caught up to New York on Friday in an 89-85 loss to New Orleans.
It was the Knicks' first loss since Lin became the starter and an international sensation. All the hype, and seven straight wins, had prevented much attention on his mistakes. But when he coughed the ball up nine times Friday, Lin put the blame on himself and perhaps gave the team reason for worry.
Not so, coach Mike D'Antoni says, insisting that Lin's turnovers are ''not even a concern.''
The Knicks expect the Harvard product to be a quick study and play well in nationally televised games Sunday against Dallas and Thursday at Miami.
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