New York, NY (Sports Network) - The New York Knicks signed first-round draft pick Tim Hardaway Jr. on Monday.
Selected 24th overall out of Michigan, Hardaway was second on the Wolverines in scoring as a junior with 14.5 points per game. He also improved his 3-point shooting accuracy from 28.3 percent as a sophomore to 37.4 percent as a junior. He also pulled down 4.7 rebounds and handed out 2.4 assists per tilt in final collegiate season.
He is the son of five-time NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway.
The team also signed C.J. Leslie, who was undrafted after playing college ball at North Carolina State. Leslie led the Wolfpack with 15.1 points to go with 7.4 rebounds last season.