LOL. Hardaway was THIS close to accidentally punching the ref while celebrating that basket.
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.
Amar'e, Hardaway Jr. and Shumpert went through all of practice today.
Fisher is not ruling out Shumpert or Hardaway playing Wednesday.
Fisher said Shumpert hamstring issue - Hardaway Jr. a hip problem. Shumpert was running drills after scrimmage, dunking, running, etc.
Shumpert and Hardaway Jr. still could play this week. Knicks have 2 preseason games this week. Wait and see approach for Fisher.
Fisher says Shumpert has a hamstring ailment. Hardaway Jr has some inflammation in hip. Fisher says NYK is being cautious with both
Fisher said Shumpert has a hamstring issue and Hardaway a hip issue.
Fisher: Shumpert's hamstring is bothering him some, and that Hardaway's hip has hampered him. That's why they rested during contact portions
Shumpert, Hardaway and Stoudemire not doing scrimmage or contact. All have had nagging injuries since West Point.