The New York Knicks became aware of how severe a torn meniscus in Jeremy Lin’s left knee was on Monday, March 26.It was two days prior to the deadline (March 28) for Knicks season ticket holders to purchase tickets for all four rounds of the playoffs (as if the Knicks will even get that far).
So in a shrewd business move not atypical of New York’s poor management team, the Knicks kept that information from fans and media until after the deadline passed, according to the New York Daily News.
In fact, in the email sent to subscribers, there is a picture of Lin leaping in celebration.
Although a decision on whether Lin would have surgery to effectively end his season wasn’t made by the player until Saturday, the team knew how bad it was days before.
The same NYDN report states that the Knicks sent out a hurried press release on Friday refuting interim head coach Mike Woodson just an hour after he revealed that Lin’s injury would likely keep him out of the lineup for a while.
Win or lose, the Knicks front office is still a mess.
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