Linsanity flooded the sports world this past NBA season as Jeremy Lin brought a fresh of breath air to the New York Knicks franchise. At the top of the Knicks’ off-season questions; will they be able to re-sign Lin and build off their strong play late in the year? … [Read more...] about Will the New York Knicks be able to re-sign Jeremy Lin?
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Even though the Knicks lost to the Nets last night and he was abused on the defensive end by Deron Williams, "Linsanity" is still sweeping the sports world. Jeremy Lin's rise from the NBA D-League to sparking a turnaround of the New York Knicks has certainly been beyond impressive. Here is something to think about though; Lin is a restricted free agent after this season. … [Read more...] about What kind of contract will free agent-to-be Jeremy Lin receive in off-season?
Last week Jeremy Lin partnered with the Garden of Dreams Foundation to put a game-worn signed jersey on the online auction block at Charitybuzz.com, along with a chance to meet him at tomorrow's game (2/22) against the Hawks, including four VIP tickets. The jersey is the same one Lin wore on Friday, February 10, 2012, when he scored 38 points against Kobe Bryant and the Los … [Read more...] about Signed Jeremy Lin jersey brings $42,000 in auction
One of the topics expected to be discussed during the pending NBA Lockout is the possible revival of The Allan Houston Rule. When a new CBA was agreed upon in 2005, it allowed NBA teams a one time opportunity to waive a player and not have his contract count against the luxury tax teams have to pay if their team salary exceeds a pre-determined amount set by the league. The … [Read more...] about Applying the Allan Houston Rule to NBA Atlantic Division Teams in 2011
Like we are currently seeing in the NFL, the 2011 NBA off-season is up in the air with a lockout looming. Free agency could be delayed and completely restructured depending on the new agreement reached by the owners and players. Still, The Sports Bank continues to break down all thirty NBA teams to see what areas they need to address in the off-season. The New York Knicks … [Read more...] about New York Knicks Must Follow Miami Heat Blueprint