Jeremy Lin: Why the New York Knicks Should Never Have Let Lin Go

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Jeremy Lin: Why the New York Knicks Should Never Have Let Lin Go
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By now you probably know that Jeremy Lin is not a New York Knick, but a Houston Rocket (via ESPN).

He signed an offer sheet from Houston that was worth three years and $25.1 million. It was expected that the Knicks would match the offer, as Lin was a restricted free agent, but typical of the Knicks they do not do what is expected of them.

Lin will go to a young Houston team and be the star that gets people in the seats. Some people will argue that the contract was way to high for someone who had a good 20 game stretch during the season after being cut by two other teams. That is at least how the Knicks felt.

Yet what the Knicks left on the table is way more valuable, and the fact that they just let him leave is mind blowing. Here are a few of the reasons why the Knicks should have kept him.

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