Jeremy Lin Has No Bone to Pick With Knicks

July 11, 2012 12:00 AM

Jeremy Lin Has No Bone to Pick With Knicks

" Jeremy Lin might want to take a little time this offseason to watch "The Godfather."

" The film draws a clear line between business and personal affairs and advises that you never mix the two, something that Lin is accused of having a hard time doing in Wednesday's Daily News. Mitch Lawrence quotes sources close to the Knicks' point guard, whose offer from the Rockets can now be officially matched, as saying that Lin is upset that the Knicks didn't offer him a contract before Houston threw four years and $28 million at him.

"He was surprised that the Knicks didn’t make the first move," Lawrence's source said. "They know they've got to mend some fences with him because he believes what the Rockets have told him, that the Knicks weren't as interested as they are."

Lin was able to go out on the open market and set a price for himself that the Knicks would have to match, something that the Knicks were more than willing to let him do and something that guaranteed Lin would wind up turning his brief run as the Knicks' starting point guard into the biggest possible payday "

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