Originally Posted by TORaptor4Ever
Not alone... I'd have brought him in because he showed something... at Harvard, against UCONN, and in summer league. The risk also would have been minimal compared to the great rewards (even if those only would have been in ticket sales).
Both Minny and LA gameplanned for Lin. The Jazz did too (in the 2nd half of that game). He just played well enough to spoil those plans.
Lin wasn't setting the world on fire at Harvard. Face it if timing is the best part of Jeremy Lin. Not saying he would have failed in Toronto but things in New York are precieved to be greater than what they are.