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.

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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