Rumors had been swirling that New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin could be available to play in the first round playoff series against the Miami Heat. Unfortunately, it looks as those those rumors have all been shot down. New York interim head coach Mike Woodson has confirmed that Lin has not fully recovered from his torn meniscus and will not be available for this series.
Mike Woodson says Lin is out tomorrow cause he's not medically ready— Stefan Bondy (@NYDNInterNets) May 8, 2012
Woodson says no Lin, even if series goes 7 games. "He's not ready."— Howard Beck (@HowardBeckNYT) May 8, 2012
Lin suffered his knee injury on March 24 against the Detroit Pistons. He missed the rest of the regular season after that.
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