Best All-Time Handles: 1. Kenny Anderson 2. CP3 3. AI 4. Rafer 5. Zeke 6. J-Will 7. Hardaway
Shump also roasted Hardaway, saying he looked like hed laid his clothing out the night before. "It's the first day of school, huh?" he said.
Hardaway has 3 assists in 1st half -- a total that would've matched his season-high last year. Has had at least 2 assists in each gm so far.
The Larkin, Hardaway lineup is not the defensive line.
New York Knicks will start Shane Larkin, Tim Hardaway Jr., Carmelo Anthony, Jason Smith and Samuel Dalembert, coach Derek Fisher says.
Larkin, Hardaway, Jason Smith, Dalembert, Melo are the Knicks starters. Okay.
Fisher is starting Shane Larkin, Tim hardaway Jr., melo, Jason smith and Sam dalembert tonight
Larkin, Hardaway, Jason Smith, Dalembert, Melo are starters. Saving real one for Mont Royale..
Fisher says Larkin, Hardaway, Melo, Jason Smith and Dalembert will start
Knicks 3 of 23 from 3-point land. Hardaway brutal at 2 of 12.
Two things: 1) Hardaway, Jr. often pumpfakes himself into a worse position than the one he starts with. 2) Where is Cleanthony Early?
Tim Hardaway Jr. on his mindset this year: "Just really really trying to concentrate on the defensive end, whatever it takes to get better."
Small sample: lineup of Calderon, Amar'e, Carmelo, Stoudemire, Acy and Hardaway Jr. allowed 11 points in the opening 3:15 of the 3rd quarter
I know there's a lot of talk about the triangle, but there is yet to be a shape that can get Hardaway to stop shooting.
Amar'e Stoudemire and Tim Hardaway Jr. replace Sam Dalembert and Iman Shumpert to start the third quarter.
Hardaway and Stoudemire start the second half in place of Shumpert and Dalembert.
Stoudemire and Hardaway getting assists is the clearest indication that the triangle offense is magical.
Second unit coming in: Larkin, Hardaway Jr, Stoudemire, JR Smith and Aldrich are on the floor together.
Tim Hardaway, Jr. thought he had a steal until Marcus Thornton literally ripped the ball out of hands and then Thornton gets the finish!
FWIW: Tim Hardaway Jr. is getting some minutes with the other four players who started tonight's game.
Second unit in as a unit - Larkin, Early, Acy, Amare and Hardaway Jr. And a turnover starts this one, too.
Fisher says Shumpert and Hardaway's injuries had a role in him choosing to start JR tonight.
Fisher thinks Shumpert, Hardaway, Stoudemire will play tomorrow in preseason opener after getting thru practice swimmingly.
Fisher said he hopes Amar'e, Shumpert and Hardaway are all available tomorrow. He said they looked good today.
Shumpert and Hardaway Jr. both on floor practicing with teammates during media portion of practice. Same for Amar'e.