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Jeremy Lin Injury: Knicks' Guard Won't Play In NBA Playoffs Series Vs. Miami Heat

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.

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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