Thursday July 12th, 2012

New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson told the assembled media before the team's first summer league practice that the Knicks will match any offers for restricted free agent point guard Jeremy Lin, and that Lin would enter training camp as the starter, with newly signed Jason Kidd as the backup.

In other New York point guard news, the team will sign Argentine Pablo Prigioni, his agent confirmed to Marc Berman of the New York Post.

Prigioni is 6'4", 35 years old and has played in Spain since 1999. Countryman Manu Ginobili rolled out the welcome mat on Twitter:

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