As a laker fan, I wish they would have made a play to get jeremy lin. Great player, and looks like one of the more humble guys in the league. Knicks management told him to get his fair market value and when he got offered something good, refuses to match it. Melo even called the contract "ridiculous" when his contract is 23mil per and @jlin7 's is 25 million over 3 years.. Plus, the guy brings more to the table, asian community rallying around someone who could be a breakout star, jersey sales, renewed interest and excitement for the knicks at madison square.. Jeremy Lin brings a lot of intangibles and a significant return on investment to the team. And to make my point clear, he was told to get fair market value, and he did. 25 million dollars over 3 seasons. Go get your money, dude. It doesn't take an economics major at harvard to figure that one out. What would you have done?