Jeremy Lin likely to miss rest of 17-18 season

NBA.com Global on Oct 20, 2017 06:40 AM
Jeremy Lin likely to miss rest of 17-18 season
Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin (7) shoots over Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young (21) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The Pacers defeated the Nets 140-131 (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Brooklyn Nets press release

BROOKLYN – Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin has been diagnosed with a ruptured patella tendon of the right knee.  The injury occurred during the fourth quarter of last night’s game at Indiana. Lin is expected to miss the entire 2017-18 season. Further updates will be made available at a later time.

Statement from Nets General Manager Sean Marks:

“Jeremy worked tremendously hard during the offseason and in training camp and was excited for the prospects of the team this season.  We feel awful that the injury will cost him the season, however our entire organization will be there to support Jeremy in every way possible throughout his recovery. Jeremy remains an important part of this team and will continue to contribute in a leadership role.”

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