Jeremy Lin and the Decade's Most Over-Hyped Free Agents

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Jeremy Lin and the Decade's Most Over-Hyped Free Agents
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Since he burst onto the scene in 2012, the hype machine has been working overtime surrounding New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin.

That's especially true this offseason as almost every step Lin has taken regarding his free agent status has become big news.

To say that there's too much hype surrounding a guy that's started 25 career games would be the understatement of the decade.

Speaking of the decade, there have been a ton of over-hyped free agents so far in the three free-agent classes this decade.

Here's a look at the 10 most over-hyped free agents so far this decade. 

With that in mind, that doesn't mean any of these signings (or potential signings) weren't good signings, or in some cases great ones, it just means there was way too much hype involved.

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