Jeremy Lin’s Mediocre Play Should Have Houston Rockets Nervous

October 20th, 2012 by Brian Mazique Leave a reply »
Jeremy Lin is a high-level commercial presence, but he's just a mid-level point guard. The Houston Rockets overpaid for a decent player with great marketability.

Linsanity took the NBA by storm last season. The New York Knicks scored an immeasurable monetary gain from Lin's presence, but from a pure basketball standpoint, he's not worth the three-year, $25 million contract he signed with the Rockets.

I know it's only preseason, and I know he's coming back from an injury, so many are using that to justify his mediocre preseason play. Kyle Adams of Space City Scoop wrote:

Lin’s shot has been terrible in the preseason. Not because he’s a bust but because he missed so much time after having knee surgery.

It takes time to get your shot back. Every shooter has a specific rhythm in their shot and in order to become the shooter he was before his surgery he will need to get it back. It always comes back fans trust me, once a shooter, always a shooter. 

Umm. . .Kyle, Lin has never been a great shooter. I'll give some credence to the injury and its effects. A knee issue for a guard is noteworthy.

However, if ...

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