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Jeremy Lin reinjures hamstring, but Nets earn win on buzzer-beater

NEW YORK -- Jeremy Lin left the Brooklyn Nets' game againstCharlotteon Monday night in the third quarter with a strained left hamstring.

The Netsovercame the loss of Lin and a 14-point deficit in the third quarterto beat the Hornets 120-118 victory on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer from Randy Foye.

It's the same injury that forced Lin to miss 17 games earlier this season.

Lin landed awkwardly and was limping after he was fouled on a drive to the basket early in the third quarter. He stayed in, made the free throws and helped lead a spurt that eventually gave the Nets a brief lead, but then didn't run down court after missing a reverse layup and walked toward the Brooklyn bench to say he needed to come out of the game.

He finished with 17 points against his former team.

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Lin heads to the locker room with leg injury
Lin heads to the locker room with leg injury
After Jeremy Lin throws up an awkward layup, he appears to reinjure his right leg. He would head to the locker room and not return to the game.

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