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#2 Jeremy Lin turns down an offer from the EuroLeague; remains focused on a return to the NBA
Earlier this week, Jeremy Lin expressed his belief that the NBA has given up on him, and was considering an offer from Europe. Nevertheless, Sportando is reporting that Lin's potential move to CSKA Moscow has broken down, and the 30-year-old is now determined to resume his career in the NBA:
The deal between Jeremy Lin & CSKA Moscow falls apart,a source told Emiliano Carchia of Sportando. The free agent guard turned down CSKA Moscow’s proposal because he is not interested, at least for now, to sign in Europe.
Lin’s career has been full of ups and downs, and the point guard is coming off another mixed season. Lin started the season well with the Hawks but featured sparingly following his mid-season move to the Toronto Raptors.
During Toronto’s title-winning postseason run, Lin Played in just eight contests, averaging less than four minutes per game.