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In the 26 games he received extended minutes in what was essentially his season, Lin averaged 18.5 points per game, 7.7 assists per game and 2.0 steals per game with an average game score of 14.1.
To contrast, Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving averaged 18 points per game, 5.4 assists per game, 1.1 steals per game and a game score of 13.5.
And, if you remember correctly, Irving's campaign was lauded as one of the best rookie seasons for a point guard in NBA history, and he's considered a surefire future star.
The same cannot be said for Lin. While some are still aboard the Linsanity bandwagon, there is a growing majority of people who think his magical run was a mirage and he'll never reach that level of play again.
One has to wonder why Lin isn't afforded the same praise.