NBA Free Agency: Jeremy Lin Will Sign Rockets' Offer Sheet On Friday, According To Report

Restricted free agent point guard Jeremy Lin will make it official and sign his offer sheet with the Houston Rockets on Friday, according to Howard Beck of The New York Times. Lin and the Rockets agreed on the offer sheet last week when he visited Houston.

While Rockets general manager Daryl Morey was adamant on coming to terms with Lin, the Knicks have been just as determined to match any offers. The clock for matching the four year, $28.8 million offer from Houston will start on Friday, according to Beck:

All indications are that the Knicks have already decided to match the offer, despite the potential luxury tax implications the backloaded contract may have on their salary cap situation in the future.

For more on the Rockets, visit The Dream Shake and SB Nation Houston. For more on the Knicks, visit Posting and Toasting and SB Nation New York.

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