With Lin, Two Rights Almost Guarantee a Wrong

July 17, 2012 12:00 AM

With Lin, Two Rights Almost Guarantee a Wrong

" It doesn't matter how good an idea or product you might have if you can't sell it, and it is hard to believe the Knicks could sell water to a thirsty man at this point.

James Dolan's tenure as owner has been filled with so many awful decisions that there's no way that Knicks fans will ever trust that the team is doing the right thing as long as he's pulling the strings. Dolan has thrived on the petty and the personal and gotten away with it because Madison Square Garden is a cash cow that never forces him to do business in a different manner.

With more trust, the Knicks could say that they are letting Jeremy Lin walk to Houston because the three-year, $28.1 million contract the Rockets offered him is too much to pay for a player with his skill set and track record. People might not like to see Lin head off to Texas, but at least they would feel secure that the decision was being made on basketball terms "

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