Chapter 2: The Knicks
How the Knicks' front office went from embracing Jeremy Lin to letting him go
When the news became official in late June, the Knicks' front office was quite excited about its offseason plans and options. Jeremy Lin was very much in the middle of them and the email that arrived from the league office seemed to guarantee he would be in New York for years to come.
Yes, Lin's free agency would have to be dealt with. But the free agency period, starting July 1, seemed for the Knicks to be a case of merely adding to its roster, not subtracting from it.
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