With ongoing uncertainty surrounding Jeremy Lin's tenure with the Knicks, ESPNNewYork.com's Jared Zwerling took the liberty of comparing the former Harvard point guard's skill set with the incoming Raymond Felton, who was acquired in a sign-and-trade with Portland last night. According to a few advanced statistics it's evident that Lin would be the better basketball option for New York, but the decision to let him go would be more of a financial one.
As we dig into this Sunday afternoon, here are a few more tidbits from around the league.
- San Antonio Express-News reporter Jeff McDonald writes that point guard Cory Joseph has an important statement to make in this week's Summer League if he wants to play meaningful minutes for the Spurs next season.
- Sam Amico from FoxSportsOhio.com writes that the Cavaliers have been involved in several significant rumors this offseason, but have yet to pull the trigger on anything major.
- Pistons head coach Lawrence Frank has some positive words about first round pick Andre Drummond, writes MLive.com's David Mayo.
- The Daily Herald's Mike McGraw writes about how the Bulls might be able to acquire O.J. Mayo.
- Former third overall pick Adam Morrison is currently on Brooklyn's Summer League team, trying to scrape his way back into the NBA, writes Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. Morrison spent the past two years playing in Serbia and Turkey, and at 28 is one of the oldest players participating in Las Vegas' Summer League.
- CBSSports.com's Ken Berger investigates how the new CBA is impacting free agency, if at all.