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Knicks Claim Jeremy Lin off Waivers


claim undrafted Harvard PG Jeremy Lin off waivers. Played with Warriors, Rockets via

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ESPN's Marc Stein tweeted early this morning that the Knicks and Warriors are interested in picking up Jeremy Lin...

Sources say that the Warriors, meanwhile, would be interested in using their open roster spot to try to bring Lin back if he clears. New Warriors owner Joe Lacob remains one of Lin's biggest fans and didn't want to release him earlier this month, but Golden State had no other choice thanks to the offer sheet it ultimately extended to then-restricted free agent DeAndre Jordan.

With the Warriors needing as much cap space as they could muster for the offer to Jordan -- which was ultimately matched by the Clippers -- Lin was released and then claimed on waivers by the Houston Rockets ... only for the Rockets to waive him Sunday when they needed to create a roster spot for the signing of Samuel Dalembert.

The Knicks and Warriors, coincidentally, meet Wednesday in Oakland.

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