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The Toronto Raptors are set to sign Jeremy Lin

12 February 2019

Jeremy Lin is on the move again, with the veteran guard getting waived by the Atlanta Hawks and intending to sign later this week playoff-contending Toronto Raptors.

This would be a good addition for the Raptors as Lin can come off the bench and provide some much-needed depth behind Kyle Lowry and Fred Van Vleet who have had missed time with injuries. Lin posted Monday on Instagram. The video of his memorably buzzer-beater in Toronto made the social media rounds. The Raptors will be Lin's eighth team in his eight-plus years in the league, following stints with the Warriors, Knicks, Rockets, Lakers, Hornets, and Nets.

The three week minimum timeline likely sidelines him for the entirety of the six-game homestand for the Raptors that begins Monday night against Brooklyn. You saw him guard Dwyane Wade in the playoffs.

He is no stranger to big games at Scotiabank Arena as he scored 20 points to go with nine assists in the Hawks and Raptors meeting earlier this season.

Toronto is now 41-16 and leading the Eastern Division.

Lin has averaged 11.8 points in 457 career games.

Lin, 30, is averaging 10.7 points and 5.3 assists in just 19.7 minutes per game for the Hawks in his return to action after a season-ending injury previous year.

- With files from The Associated Press.

The Toronto Raptors are set to sign Jeremy Lin