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Knicks’ Jeremy Lin Moving Into Manhattan’s Pricey W Hotel

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Landry Fields’ couch (credit: Twitter/@landryfields), Jeremy Lin (credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Landry Fields’ couch (credit: Twitter/@landryfields), Jeremy Lin (credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — Jeremy Lin is movin’ on up!

In under three weeks, the Knicks sensation has gone from sleeping on Landry Fields’ sofa to the 38th floor at the W New York Downtown Hotel.

The furnished two-bedroom rental apartment in lower Manhattan boasts a view overlooking the Statue of Liberty and features original art on the walls.

MORE: Lin rookie card at $21K — and counting — on eBay

The Wall Street Journal reports that Lin signed the contract on Wednesday.

The apartment had a listed rent of $13,000 a month. The son of the W’s developer, Joseph Moinian, said Lin got a better deal. But Matthew Moinian declined to disclose the contract price.

“It’s a nice place to come home to with amazing views,” Lin said in a statement, according to the Journal.

He said he’s also familiar with the W Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan, where his parents grew up.

Lin had reportedly been subletting former Knicks star David Lee’s apartment at the Trump Tower in White Plains.

Better than a sleeping on a couch? You bet! Comment on Jeremy’s condoLINium below…

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