Well, as the NBA collectively wonders how they missed, at least one GM has waived the white flag and admitted defeat. After spending his rookie season with the , where played in just 39 games, Lin was briefly picked up by the this year, before being waived to make room for . Lin was picked up on waivers by the , where he finally got his chance last week. The rest is history.
Do you think the Rockets have any regrets? From Houston GM Daryl Morey (via Twitter):
We should have kept @Jlin7. Did not know he was this good.Anyone who says they knew [is] misleading you. Finally, really happy for @Jlin7. [He is] very hard working, nice, & humble. He has a great, great future.
So that's one team, and you have to give Morey credit for his honesty on that front. We're still waiting on the Warriors' official mea culpa. And 27 others, for that matter.