While Jeremy Lin awaits a free agency offer from an NBA team, the Beijing Ducks are working to bring him back to China. Chinese Basketball Association reporter Jia Lei posted an update to that effect on his Weibo account on Wednesday morning. “Beijing Shougang is actively pursuing Jeremy Lin, trying to persuade Jeremy Lin to give up the NBA, return to the CBA, and join Beijing,” Jia wrote. Lin played for the Ducks last season, signing for them after receiving no offers during NBA free agency after leaving the Toronto Raptors. With no official announcement on the upcoming NBA season, despite “interest” from NBA teams , the Ducks are moving to bring him back. According to a source in China, Beijing Ducks are trying to bring back Jeremy Lin. Given that he has not received an offer from NBA yet, Beijing Ducks are trying to persuade him to return. Jeremy Lin made 22.4pts, 5.6 ast, 5.6rbds per game in the 2020 CBA for Beijing Ducks. pic.twitter.com/00cVwAn3Dl — Titan Sports Plus (@titan_plus) November 25, 2020 The 32-year-old performed well for Beijing, despite the season being put on pause because of the coronavirus and having to go to through quarantine after returning to China. Pandemic prevention measures saw the CBA season resume in a bubble, where Lin took the Ducks to the play-offs and a semi-final against eventual champions Guangdong Southern Tigers. NBA ‘interest’ in Jeremy Lin as contract window set to open Lin missed a buzzer beater to take the deciding game three to overtime. He averaged 22.4 points, 5.6 assists and 5.6 rebounds per game over the course of the season and made the CBA All-Star Game where he finished top scorer. Since telling Ducks fans that he was leaving the team for one more shot at the NBA, Lin has regularly posted of his comeback trail on social media. ‘Best yet to come,’ says Lin as he steps up NBA comeback He has also been pictured playing with members of the Golden State Warriors and the Brooklyn Nets, fuelling rumours that he will sign with either of his former teams. Free agents were allowed to sign contracts with NBA teams on Sunday in the US, but so far there has been no official announcement from the league, its teams or Lin on a return. Lin will appear on the ESPN Daily podcast with fellow Harvard graduate Pablo S. Torre on Thursday, with fans on social media speculating that this may see an announcement on where he will play next season.