Jeremy Lin: 5 Great Choices for His New York Knicks Backup

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Jeremy Lin:  5 Great Choices for His New York Knicks Backup
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The New York Knicks need to find a backup for Jeremy Lin this offseason, since none of their reserve point guards from last year will be sufficient backups next year.

Baron Davis—who started 14 games last season—will be need to rehab for at least 12 months after tearing his MCL and ACL. Mike Bibby is now a free agent, and Toney Douglas fell out of the rotation after a dreadful season.

The Knicks first need to re-sign Lin before they can worry about who his backup will be, but that should be taken care of quickly, as team general manager Glen Grunwald told Newsday he doesn’t see a scenario where the Knicks don’t bring Lin back to New York. 

Here are five great choices of point guards who can be Lin’s backup next season. 

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