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Knicks' fate in Lin's hands now

New York will match Houston's offer, and its title hopes rest on his shoulders

Updated: July 5, 2012, 11:53 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

The New York Knicks will match the Houston Rockets' offer to Jeremy Lin, if only because they might lose half their fan base to Brooklyn if they don't. So the mystery is not whether Lin will suit up for another team over the next three or four years.

The mystery is whether he'll be a good enough point guard over that time to win the Knicks their long, lost ring.

Jason Kidd will be 42 at the start of the playoffs in 2015, the final season of his new deal with New York. So he won't be ...

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