Grading Jeremy Lin's First Week as a Houston Rocket

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Grading Jeremy Lin's First Week as a Houston Rocket
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After a highly-publicized free-agency summer, Jeremy Lin has finally started to bring Linsanity to Houston.  He struggled in the preseason and shot just 28 percent from the field, but GM Daryl Morey gave him a great early Christmas present in trading for the ultimate go-to guy in reigning Sixth Man of the Year James Harden. 

Since then, over the regular season's first week, the Rockets have gone 2-2 and look like a team well on its way to regular playoff contention.

However, how much of the credit belongs to Lin?  Granted, he has done a fine job as the team's floor general and is adapting well to coach Kevin McHale's system, but he still has a lot to learn about playing consistent offense in the aftermath of Linsanity.

He is one of the NBA's most coachable players and has a great attitude, but that can only get someone so far in the league.  Taking multiple factors of Lin's game into consideration, the question presents itself.

In terms of his first week with his new team, did he get the job done?

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