In case you’ve been under a rock so far today, LeBron James announced he is heading back home to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers. As soon as that news broke, all the major free agency dominoes began to fall. What follows is a quick roundup of what we know so far.
Before we get to the NBA’s Christmas Day schedule for 2012, a quick little something for anyone who might at all be struggling to get into the Christmas spirit.
There will be many excuses given for why the New York Knicks didn’t re-sign Jeremy Lin. But the reason the Knicks didn’t sign Jeremy Lin, at least in part, is likely because of his race.
Today marks the last day the New York Knicks have to match the 3-year, $25 million dollar offer given to Jeremy Lin by the Houston Rockets. Lin became a phenomenon during this past season in New York, but this offer from the Rockets is just too lucrative for the Knicks to match.
Carmelo made his feelings known on the Rockets offering Jeremy Lin a three-year deal worth over $25 million. Melo was quoted saying, “It’s not up to me. It’s up to the organization to say that they want to match that ridiculous contract.”