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Though not nearly as gruesome, the knee injury suffered by Jeremy Lin last night was just as stomach-churning as the leg break that ended Gordon Hayward’s season on Tuesday night. The gut punch didn’t come from any horrifically twisted limb, but from Lin’s anguished reaction.

Today, what Lin appeared to understand right when the injury happened was confirmed:

This sucks. Jeremy Lin is a fun player and he was in line to get tons of minutes with the Nets.