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Jeremy Lin Isn't A Houston Rocket Yet, And Could Be Playing The Market

The Houston Rockets have offered New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin a healthy deal - somewhere in the neighborhood of $30 to $32 million, depending on the report, over four years. But the much-hyped free agent hasn't accepted the offer - yet.

Lin left Houston without accepting, causing some speculation that he's merely establishing his own market value in order to get a similar deal from the Knicks. After all, Houston cut a pre-"Linsanity" Lin in December after just under two weeks in the Rockets' training camp. That isn't stopping from G.M. Daryl Morey from boldly standing hat-in-hand with a public offer of a second chance:

With Steve Nash to L.A. and Goran Dragic leaving Houston to take his place in Phoenix while the Rockets let Courtney Lee become a free agent, Houston is heavily invested in landing Lin, with only a returning Kyle Lowry in the backcourt if the move to return "Linsanity" to the Lone Star State fails.

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