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Jeremy Lin not playing Game 5

Updated: May 9, 2012, 10:31 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson said Jeremy Lin will not play in Game 5 of the team's series against the Miami Heat.

"He's out," Woodson said on Tuesday. "... He's just not ready."

When asked if Lin could return if the series reached a seventh game, Woodson said, "I don't think so. ... He wants to play, but again, if he's not ready there's not a whole lot can be done.

"He's just not physically ready to play. I'm sure he'll step up to the plate and say, 'Hey, ...

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