“Jeremy worked tremendously hard during the offseason and in training camp and was excited for the prospects of the team this season,” Nets General Manager Sean Marks said in a statement. “We feel awful that the injury will cost him the season, however our entire organization will be there to support Jeremy in every way possible throughout his recovery. Jeremy remains an important part of this team and will continue to contribute in a leadership role.”
Lin’s was the second season-ending injury in as many nights of the NBA season. In the opener Tuesday, Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics suffered a dislocated ankle and fractured tibia.
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