With the remarkable NBA performance of Jeremy Lin in his previous games, rumors of Lin going back to the New York Knicks has been surfacing. It seems like his recent contribution to Charlotte Hornets leading to the defeat of San Antonio Spurs made a huge impact on his market value, possibly affecting the outcome of his upcoming free agency status.
Lin, who has been displaying a relatively excellent performance in Charlotte Hornets this season as backup point guard, is averaging almost 12 points and 2.9 assists. Though not exactly the same with his 14 points average while he was with the Knicks, Lin is somehow proving to everyone that his time is not yet over, and he may still fully actualize his potential as a point guard who once had a phenomenal explosion in the league leading to the NBA nickname, Linsanity.
And with his current performance with the Hornets, his name is once again being attached to the Knicks who is in search of a point guard. Nick Borges of ESPN reported about the scenario of Lin going back to the Knicks as part of the team’s point guard upgrade. Borges shared in his report what Jeremy Lin told Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com when asked about the possibility of re-signing with the Knicks.
“I am having a lot of fun where I am at. I don’t want to get too far ahead of myself. I just don’t want to let free agency affect my focus. I haven’t spoken about it, I am not thinking about it and I just want to ride this one out. This is a special season for me.”
From the answer of Lin, one might carelessly speculate that he is not interested in the possible offer of a re-signing with the Knicks, especially when ESPN report previously stipulated the lack of interest by the Knicks management to re-sign Jeremy Lin before.
“There was no conversation other than them telling me they weren’t interested,” Lin said to New York Daily News as reported by ESPN.
And with this new rumor suggesting the possibility of New York Knicks wanting Lin back to their roster, it’s hard to say where this rumor would lead us. And whether would Lin consider the idea if such speculation of a re-sign offer would be actualized later on.
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