A risk that they hope will pay off for them in the long run.
Eight games into the season however, fans are already starting to label Lin a bust and waste of money. Rockets fans should hesitate before jumping the gun and calling Lin a bust though.
The young point guard, who has shown great talent at times since emerging onto the national scene last season, has great upside. Lin can turn into a game changer and All-Star for the Rockets.
Fans just need to be willing to give the young star time.
It might not be easy for Rockets fans to wait a little longer before calling for Lin to be traded and labeling him as the offseason's top bust.
Here are a few reasons for fans to hold off for at least a little while longer before labeling the Lin signing as a bust.