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Tim Hardaway Jr
Tim Hardaway Jr
Position: G
Born: 03/16/92
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:205 lbs. / 93 kg.
Salary: $1,304,520
Detroit may be looking to move guard Brandon Jennings because the organization traded for fellow guard Reggie Jackson last season. Jackson will be a restricted free agent this summer. Jennings is entering the final year of his contract and will make $8.3 million next season. In a Jennings-for-Hardaway Jr. swap, the Knicks would likely have to use their trade exception and adjust their outgoing assets to make the deal work.
“It’s about finishing strong and finishing with the guys we have on our team right now,” Hardaway said. “I’m not worried about next year, I’m worried about this season and the game [Sunday against the 76ers]. “It’s just a point to try to end on a good note. You don’t want to leave your team behind. I mean, it’s my wrist — it’s not like it’s my leg or my hips. I’m able to run, I’m able to talk, I’m able to communicate out there on the court. I just want to go out there and play. I play for pride, and I play for the guys on our team.”
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And as far as his future, coach Derek Fisher said, “Well, he is under contract for next year …” But he expanded. “Timmy has a great deal of potential as a young guard. He is showing more skill in handling the basketball and playing defense,” Fisher said. “Tim has done well under the circumstances,” Fisher added, noting Hardaway began the season No. 3 on the two-guard depth chart. “So there weren’t a lot of minutes and lot of opportunities. Plus, a new way of playing, a new style of playing, but I think he’s tried his best to adjust and he’s taken the defensive end more seriously.
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Tim Hardaway Jr. has seen his play take a drastic drop from his rookie season, but he survived the trade deadline — perhaps more because of his struggles than the Knicks desire to keep him. He reportedly was included in a package the team tried to put together in a deal for Goran Dragic, who wound up with the Heat. “I don’t follow any of that stuff,” Hardaway said before the deadline. “I control what I can control – that’s playing for this team. … I’m happy to be here. Hopefully, I’ll be here for a long time.”
As for the on-court argument with Hardaway, who confirmed that it happened, Anthony added: “Just to speak solely on that situation, me and Tim have no problems. I wish I could bring him out here and have him next to me while I’m doing this interview, he will tell you the same thing. That’s pretty much all I can say on that. Tim is a guy who I always wrapped my arm around and put under my wing from Day 1, helped him through times when he’s been down, and I will continue doing that.”