NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)Jeremy Lin has a strained left hamstring and will miss at least two weeks.

Lin was hurt Wednesday while helping the Nets to a 109-101 victory over the Detroit Pistons. The Nets announced the point guard’s status Thursday.

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Lin will miss Friday’s home game against the Charlotte Hornets. He spent last season as a backup to Kemba Walker in Charlotte before signing with the Nets in July.

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He is averaging 15 points and 6.2 assists through five games.

After Lin left Wednesday’s game, the Nets (2-3) used rookie Isaiah Whitehead and Sean Kilpatrick at point guard.

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