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Less Linsanity for Jeremy Lin in Houston

Sports | NBA star takes back seat to James Harden and Chandler Parsons

 

As the NBA’s Houston Rockets move closer toward clinching a playoff spot, Jeremy Lin’s game is getting better. After an inconsistent winter, Lin has suddenly caught fire, averaging 19.8 points and 9.3 assists a game in the Rockets’ last five contests.

 

Lin became a superstar virtually overnight after earning a starting role with the New York Knicks last winter. Getting playing time because of injuries to key players, Lin averaged 24.6 points and 9.2 assists in his first 10 games with the Knicks. The Asian-American player’s sudden rise captured the attention of New York and the basketball world, spawning what became known as “Linsanity.”

 

Now part of the NBA’s best offensive team, Lin has taken a backseat to offensive stars James Harden and Chandler Parsons.
“I think I’ve proven I’m a young player who has talent and yet has a long way to go,” Lin told ESPNNewYork.com in February.


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