nba

Home > nba

Jeremy Lin Rumors: Why Houston Rockets Regret Signing Star

By Brian Ethridge, Posted: 05/20/13 09:54AM EDT

When the Houston Rockets acquired Jeremy Lin in the offseason, fans of the basketball team were overjoyed. Last year there was not a single athlete in the entire world as popular as Jeremy Lin was. After all, he led the New York Knicks to a ton of wins even though everybody counted them out.

Unfortunately, the Houston Rockets may already regret signing Jeremy Lin. Was he really worth all of the money that the team gave him?

As a member of the Houston Rockets, Jeremy Lin still battled the injury bug all season long. Even when he was on the basketball court, he was really no better than just an average player. Even though he remains a superstar off of the court, he plays like a bench player on the court.

When the Houston Rockets first signed Jeremy Lin, they were expecting to get one of the best point guards in the game today. That's why they opened up their pocket books and paid him more than any other team was willing to.

Then again, there is another side to the story. While the Rockets are not getting their money's worth on the basketball court, they do make a ton of money off of Jeremy Lin merchandise. Lin has such a cult following that it really doesn't matter how poorly he performs in games. Fans will still buy his jerseys and they will still show up to watch him play.

If you were a fan of the Houston Rockets before Jeremy Lin showed up, chances are you wish the team would have never signed him because he has not lived up to the hype. If you are a Houston Rockets fan just because of Jeremy Lin, then of course you still love the fact that the team decided to pay him all that money just to be a glorified mascot.

Do you believe the Houston Rockets should regret signing Jeremy Lin? Please leave your thoughts on the subject in a comment below.

READ MORE:

What If Dwight Howard Joined Heat?

Dwight Howard and SVG To Reunite?

Jeremy Lin Needs To Improve Everything

 



© 2016 iSports Times All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

JOIN A CONVERSATION

Atlanta Hawks Might Field One of the Oldest Starting Lineups This Season

The Atlanta Hawks might field one of the oldest starting lineups when the new NBA season starts this... more

Know More About The Next Ronda Rousey, Will Kayla Harrisson Start MMA Career Soon?

Olympic Judoka Kayla Harrison is looking to venture into the next phase of her combat sports career. more

WWE Rumors: Seth Rollins A Threat To A Wrestler's Career? Bret Hart Blasts 'Crossfit Jesus'

WWE legend Bret Hart is not exaclty not fond of Seth Rollins, calling him reckless. This was apparen... more

Latest On Trade Talks Involving Chicago Bulls Guard Jimmy Butler, LA Clippers Forward Blake Griffin

NBA standouts Jimmy Butler and Blake Griffin have been on the trade rumor mill for quite a while now... more

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Blockbuster Fight Will Happen, Says Oscar De La Hoya

Boxing fans are still waiting for positive news on the proposed showdown between Saul "Canelo" Alvar... more

Cleveland Cavaliers Get DeMarcus Cousins For Kevin Love, Will The Trade Happen?

The Cleveland Cavaliers are continuously being linked to a possible trade for DeMarcus Cousins, wher... more

KickassTorrents Still Down, Here Are The Best Alternatives

There are a few other torrents sites are coming getting more and more traffic as KickassTorrents rem... more

Goodbye The Pirate Bay? Cloudflare Under Fire For Helping TPB, Terror Groups

CloudFlare faces lawsuit from ALS Scan. more

Real Time Analytics