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RETURN TO SANITY
LEE JENKINS
July 30, 2012
Just five months after Jeremy Lin became an overnight global icon in New York City, the Knicks decided not to keep him, clearing the way for him to go back to Houston—where things promise to be significantly more relaxed
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July 30, 2012

Return To Sanity

Just five months after Jeremy Lin became an overnight global icon in New York City, the Knicks decided not to keep him, clearing the way for him to go back to Houston—where things promise to be significantly more relaxed

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The Rockets hope Lin eventually reestablishes their dominance in Asia. But for the time being, the focus is local. Lin still won't drive a car. He is leaning toward an apartment in Parsons's complex. He will keep refining his shot and his left hand. Soon the former economics major will pore over Morey's advanced statistics, two math whizzes exploring the next frontier of a career unfolding in reverse.

In New York, Jeremy Lin had to be a phenomenon. In Houston, finally, he gets to fulfill his actual fantasy. He gets to be a pro.

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