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2011-2012 Statistics: 14.6 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 6.2 APG
Contract Status: Restricted Free Agent
Jeremy Lin is by far the most important free agent on the Knicks' roster and since he’s restricted, the Knicks need to retain him at all costs. However, mixed reports have been coming out recently about whether Lin will return to New York next season.
Earlier in the week, Coach Woodson stated how much he loves Lin running the point for the Knicks and claimed he will definitely return next season.
Lin later responded to that statement by saying, “I love the Knicks, but at the same time it’s a business. Personally, I think it’d be great if I could come back, but crazy things happen.”
The Knicks can’t possibly be foolish enough to let the “Lin-Sanity” leave NY for nothing, but they certainly will have tons of competition for him.