Tim Hardaway Jr. rattles it in and-one in the first quarter
- January 7, 2020
- 5:51 PM
Timothy Duane Hardaway Jr. son of five-time NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway drafted by Knicks in the first round (24th overall) in 2013 NBA Draft following three standout years at Michigan, leading Wolverines to NCAA title game in 2013. He concluded his college career as Michigan’s 18th-leading all-time scorer (1,532 points), sixth in 3PT FGM (202).
Earned 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie First Team honors with Knicks and finished fifth in media balloting for KIA 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year award. On all-time Knicks, career lists he ranks tenth in 3PT FGM (381) and third in four-point plays (six, trailing only John Starks and Jamal Crawford, both with 10). As a rookie, he played in the 2014 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Hardaway posted a career-high 17.5 points per game in 2017-18.
On January 31, 2019, the Mavericks made a monumental trade, bringing Hardaway Jr. along with Kristaps Porziņģis and Courtney Lee to Dallas. The Michigan product, along with his new teammates are excited about bringing a new era of Mavericks basketball to Dallas.