Knicks Morning News (Friday, Jul 06 2012)
Linsanity is apparently worth $29 million and now the Knicks have to decide whether Jeremy Lin is worth it.
The Knicks get Jason Kidd about 10 years too late, when he is eight months shy of his 40th birthday and can’t hack starters’ minutes anymore.
Jason Kidd, who was set to rejoin Dallas, made a late and stunning reversal and agreed to join the Knicks instead, while Jeremy Lin agreed to an offer sheet with Houston.
Brandon Roy is on his way to Minnesota to start his comeback in the same place his career began seven years ago. If Nicolas Batum has his way, he’ll soon join his former Blazers teammate on the Timberwolves.
The New York Knicks found their point guard to team with Jeremy Lin — or perhaps even replace him.
A person with knowledge of the deal said Thursday that New York Knicks restricted free-agent guard Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets have agreed to terms on a four-year contract offer.
Steve Nash could have earned more money while enjoying the twilight of his remarkable NBA career in Manhattan, his offseason home. Or he could have returned to Canada, finishing up his playing days in Toronto with an eye toward national history and another career in the front office.