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Hearing soon on Lin, Novak 'Bird rights'

Jeremy Lin looks on during a game against

Jeremy Lin looks on during a game against the Miami Heat. (Feb. 23, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

The hearing to determine whether the Knicks can re-sign Jeremy Lin and Steve Novak without using any of their exceptions will be two weeks from Wednesday.

According to a source close to the situation, the NBA and Players Association have agreed that June 13 will be the date of the union's appeal regarding the "Bird rights" of Lin, Novak, Clippers guard Chauncey Billups and Blazers forward...

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