SH Blog: Writers blast James Dolan, SI interviews Jeremy Lin, MSG stock heavily drops

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James Dolan let Jeremy Lin walk for absolutely nothing. Was it a mistake? According to a number of writers, it was a huge mistake, and the big fall of MSG stock appears to strongly back up the notion. See why Dolan may have made one of his worst moves as an owner (and that’s saying a lot) below. You’ll also find Lin’s interview with SI to have a better understanding of what he went through during his time as a Knicks

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SH Blog: Social media reaction to Knicks passing on Jeremy Lin

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As you may have heard by now, the New York Knicks officially declined to match Houston Rocket’s offer sheet of $25.1 million for Jeremy Lin on Tuesday. This news, of course, brought on plenty of reactions from fans, writers and players on social media sites like twitter and youtube. Lin himself joined the party, as you can see in our Tweet of the Night. See all the discussions, reports and even a song dedicated to Lin below. We’ll have more extensive

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Tweet of the Night: Jeremy Lin

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Extremely excited and honored to be a Houston Rocket again!! #RedNation
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Much love and thankfulness to the Knicks and New York for your support this past year...easily the best year of my life #ForeverGrateful
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Tweet of the Night could have gone to a number of people, but on this night, it belonged to Jeremy Lin – the man that flipped the city of New York and the basketball world upside down during the height of Linsanity. There have clearly been different opinions in regards to the value of Lin – both on and off the court – from writers, players and fans alike. It has created plenty of discussion and likely some arguments

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SH Blog: Jeremy Lin is headed to Houston

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The day to decide on Jeremy Lin’s future has finally come for the New York Knicks. Fortunately, it appears we won’t have to wait until the very end of the night to have an understanding of what the plan is. In our Tweet of the Day, Jay Williams stated that the Knicks would let Lin walk, based on sources. Howard Beck shared those sentiments in his latest article. Find the latest news on Lin and others around the league below:Howard

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Tweet of the Day: Jay Williams

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Sources are saying that the #Knicks will not keep Jeremy Lin. #NBAnews
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Tweet of the Day goes to Jay Williams, whose sources told him that the Knicks will not match the Rockets poison offer sheet for Jeremy Lin. The reports on Lin’s situation has been all over the map for the last few days, and a multiple number of writers had different takes on whether keeping him would be the best choice for New York. Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith also provided their take on the situation over the weekend, causing

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SH Blog: Linsanity and Dwightmare drama dominates the day

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At some point, we’d like to – and eventually will – have a headline that isn’t focused on the drama surrounding Dwight Howard or Jeremy Lin. That some point will not be today, however, as the two once again dominated the story lines. Lin’s situation, in particular, was discussed by a countless number of writers, as you will see below, along with other relevant news of the day:J.R. Smith had some things to say about Jeremy Lin’s situation, from Sam

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Video: Matching on Lin may cost too much, even for Knicks

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// The New York Knicks have until midnight ET Tuesday to determine whether Jeremy Lin’s offer sheet from the Houston Rockets is, well, Linsane. The Rockets have offered Lin $25 million over three years. An average salary of $8.3 million is a bit exorbitant for a player with a two-month resume. But when that deal contains a final year of nearly $15 million with huge luxury tax implications, it may even be too steep for Knicks owner Jim Dolan. I discussed the

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Knicks trading for Felton, possibly ending Linsanity

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Linsanity is over in New York. Or is it? We’ll know for certain within the next 72 hours. With Lin signing a backloaded $25 million, three-year offer sheet with the Houston Rockets, the Knicks have gone out and found themselves a replacement — or a sidekick — for Lin, depending on who you want to believe. That player is Raymond Felton, who will return to New York along with center Kurt Thomas in a sign-and-trade deal with the Portland Trail Blazers for Jared

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