New York Knicks PG Jeremy Lin Could Return For Game 5
Injured New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin could return to the team for Game 5 against the Miami Heat Wednesday, according to the New York Daily News.
Lin has not played since March 24 due to surgery to repair an injury on his meniscus in his left knee. Prior to his injury, Lin’s emergence from obscurity helped spark the Knicks playoff charge this spring. The 23-year-old averaged 14.6 points and 6.2 assists in 35 games for New York.
“I mean, I really can’t answer that,” head coach Mike Woodson told the Daily News when asked if Lin would suit-up for Game 5. “We’ll get back to the gym tomorrow and talk to doctors and see where everybody, where they are physically. And we’ll make some decisions before we get on the plane to head to Miami.”
The Knicks, who trail the Heat three games to one in the series, are in desperate need of a point guard after losing Baron Davis last night to a knee injury. The club also lost Iman Shumpert to another knee injury in Game 1.