Since leaving the Knicks, Lin has played with the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, the Charlotte Hornets and the Nets.
Guard Jeremy Lin goes up to the basket during the 2015 NBA Global Games against Los Angeles Clippers in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China.
The Nets are at the center of two trades as they will send Jeremy Lin to the Hawks and move Isaiah Whitehead to the Nuggets in exchange for Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur, a 2019 protected first-round pick and a future second-round pick, Adrian Wojnarowksi of ESPN.com reports.
Jeremy Lin is headed to his fifth National Basketball Association team in the last five years.
Rescuers free eighth boy from cave in Thailand
When it became clear the boys were likely going to have to dive out, experts were sent in to teach them how to use scuba gear. He was taken by helicopter and ambulance to the same hospital in Chiang Rai where the first four boys were rescued on Sunday.
After being released in December 2011 by Golden State, Lin was claimed by the Knicks for a reserve role and pondered ending his National Basketball Association career if released.
Lin, 29, played just one game last season after rupturing the patellar tendon in his right knee in the season opener against the Indiana Pacers on October 18.
Lin, who originally signed as a free agent with Brooklyn on July 7, 2016, appeared in 37 games (34 starts) in the past two seasons with the Nets, averaging 14.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 5.1 assists in 24.5 minutes per game.
Lin became an global sensation during the 2011-2012 season. The Coney Island native averaged 6.3 points and 1.3 assists in 16 games last season, spending much of the year in the G League.