Knicks claim G Lin off waivers
The New York Knicks claimed guard Jeremy Lin off waivers.
Lin, who was waived by the Houston Rockets, will provide depth in the backcourt for the Knicks.
New York rookie guard Iman Shumpert suffered a sprained MCL in the season opener and will be sidelined for two to four weeks.
Lin appeared in 29 games with Golden State last season, averaging 2.6 points.