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Jeremy Lin Finds ‘Closure’ in New York Return
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On December 18, 2012 @ 8:05 am In All,Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
Across from the visiting locker room inside Madison Square Garden, the door swung open and Jeremy Lin walked out with a smile stretching the length of Seventh Avenue. For the way he had been torturing himself, for the way the Knicks had gone to great lengths to minimize his legitimacy, Lin’s face was flushed with sweet freedom.
“That was awesome,” Lin beamed to a Houston Rockets official awaiting him. “That was so much fun.”
The Knicks had wanted so badly to embarrass him Monday night, tried so hard that they lost a sense of themselves and twice now let Lin and the Rockets blow them out of the building. They had trashed him publicly and privately upon his departure to Houston as a restricted free agent, treating Lin like a momentary fairy tale free of substance and staying power. For one more stubborn night, Linsanity lived in the Garden.
“I am glad this is over,” Lin told Yahoo! Sports late Monday night. “This is a little bit of closure.”
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