Phil Jackson says Tim Hardaway Jr. has a bright future but was "both good and average" this season.
Elfrid Payton averaged 7.7 assists per 36 minutes. Penny Hardaway averaged 6.5 assists per 36 minutes as a rookie.
Elfrid Payton finished the season with 533 assists. That's 11 shy of tying Penny Hardaway's Magic single-season rookie record.
Hardaway now averaging 20 pts/game and shooting 46% from 3 pt-point range over last 3 gms. Was averaging 11 & shooting 33% from deep before
Looking at his last 3 box scores, I'm pretty convinced that Tim Hardaway, Jr. threw his toy tanks against the wall as a child.
I'll never get tired of Tim Hardaway Jr. celebrating shots down big in a 17-64 season.
Elfrid Payton will enter the season finale with 527 assists. The Magic's rookie record: 544, held by Penny Hardaway (93-94).
Hardaway is killing the Hawks, and the Knicks.
Just curious - do Knicks fans dislike Hardaway Jr. more for lack of defense all season or for sudden offensive outburst ruining tank?
Tim Hardaway Jr, who said he hopes the Knicks win their final two games, had 13 first-quarter points.
Tim Hardaway cares not for the draft lottery, apparently. 10 points here in the 1Q after hitting the game-winner vs ORL. Knicks leading ATL
Hawks announcer: "(Hardaway) looked like his dad on that move." Dominique Wilkins: "Not quite."
Nice shot but Tim Hardaway Jr needs celebration perspective.
Hardaway Jr. 7 points in the final minute, just hit a deep 3 w/ 12 sec. left. NY up 3.
Pretty rough foul by Hardaway Jr. on Tobias Harris on his breakaway. Harris appeared to hurt knee on way down. They were Select Team mates
The Magic's rookie record for assists in a season is held by Penny Hardaway (544). Elfrid Payton has 511 with 3 games left.
Knicks send Tim Hardaway Jr. to the locker room with wrist injury - more proof Nurse Jackie is not real.
Tim Hardaway Jr. being walked back to Knicks locker room doubled over in pain - holding that injured wrist
Looks like Tim Hardaway Jr reinjured his right wrist
Knicks lineup: Cole Aldrich, Quincy Acy, Lance Thomas, Langston Galloway, Tim Hardaway Jr.
Aldrich, Acy and Hardaway jump into starting lineup for Knicks - it takes a village to replace Bargnani.
Tim Hardaway Jr. said he feels the Knicks "have a chip on their shoulder" and "want to finish our the season strong."
The idea that Sarunas Marciulionis is a Hall of Famer, and Tim Hardaway & Kevin Johnson are not, b/c one is international, is silly
Tim Hardaway not elected to Hall of Fame.
Tim Hardaway comes up short for second year in a row for Hall of Fame induction as finalist.
I thought Hardaway and KJ both had good chances, not great, to be elected. Voting totals never released, but my guess is that it was close.
Tim Hardaway should introduce Dick Bavetta at his Hall of Fame enshrinement
Finalists who did not get elected: Bill Fitch, Tim Hardaway, Kevin Johnson, Bo Ryan, Robert Hughes and, from Women's field, Leta Andrews.
(1/2) Hall finalists with NBA ties: Dick Bavetta, John Calipari, Bill Fitch, Tim Hardaway, Spencer Haywood, Kevin Johnson….