Jeremy Lin Out For Season With Ruptured Patella Tendon

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The Brooklyn Nets announced on Thursday morning that star point guard Jeremy Lin's season is over after suffering a ruptured patella tendon during Wednesday night's season opener against the Indiana Pacers.

ESPN reported there is tremendous concern over his knee in the organization.

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According to ESPN, he will undergo an evaluation on his knee in NY with the Nets reportedly concerned over the severity of the injury.

Lin, 29, is in his eighth season in the league and his second with the Nets. "He battled through injuries previous year".

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Lin, the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent to play in the NBA, went from an unknown professional basketball player to an overnight sporting sensation in 2012 when he led a winning turnaround for his former New Knicks team. "So you can only feel for him". As he was seated next to the basket Lin began to cry. He eluded them, elevated for the shot and drew a goaltending call on IN big man Myles Turner. He landed awkwardly and clutched his knee before signaling to the bench and repeatedly mouthing the words "I'm done". The serious nature of the injury was immediately apparent when he yelled out "I'm done", laid on the floor and burst into tears.

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