jeremy lin heading to the houston rockets

On Friday, news broke that Jeremy Lin had been let go from the Warriors. That had to be rough to get cut from his hometown team, but before the end of the weekend, we had already gotten word (via Jeremy's tweet) that he has been scooped up by the Houston Rockets: Rockets pick up guard Lin.
The Rockets claimed guard Jeremy Lin on Sunday, adding the former Harvard guard by picking up the second year of his non-guaranteed contract.

Lin, 23, who had become a popular reserve with his hometown Warriors last season, was released last week.

Lin, 6-3, averaged 2.6 points on 38.9 percent shooting in 29 games as a rookie last season. He averaged 18 points, 5.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists with Reno of the NBA.
As we all know, the Rockets recently lost star player/cultural icon Yao Ming to retirement. His career was plagued with injuries, but you can't deny how phenomenally popular he was. It certainly couldn't hurt to bring in a guy like Jeremy Lin to Houston to fill a space in the hearts of Rockets fans. Am I right?

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