Nets trade Jeremy Lin to Hawks

Once again, Jeremy Lin is headed to a new city.

The Hawks have acquired point guard Jeremy Lin from the Nets, according to ESPN.

The Post reported last month the Nets had been shopping Lin, and that they had been looking to take Nuggets big man Kenneth Faried in a salary dump to get a pick.

Lin was traded to Atlanta for an unprotected 2020 second-round pick via Portland and.

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He was traded to Cleveland last summer along with Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and a pair of picks for Kyrie Irving . Second-year pro Jamal Murray started at point guard for them last season, scoring 16.7 points per game.

For Brooklyn, the Denver trade was about using its cap space to acquire the protected first-round pick in 2019 to pair with its own and the unprotected 2020 second-round pick.

The 29-year-old guard is still rehabbing from his injury and told reporters he expects to be ready for training camp in about seven weeks. Denver's 2019 first round pick to the Nets is protected 1-12. He made it through just 37 games with the Nets and only one last season, as he ruptured the patella tendon in his right knee during a season-opening loss at Indiana.

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