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The Detroit Sports Site:
Will Hardaway become the second Wolverine to declare early for this year’s NBA Draft?
Will Tim Hardaway Jr. follow Trey Burke into the 2013 NBA Draft? We’ll know the answer soon enough.
Tim Hardaway, Jr. making his decision today on his NBA future. Press conference at 3 pm.
— Brad Galli (@BradGalli) April 17, 2013
Michigan coach John Beilein said at Monday night’s annual basketball banquet that Hardaway, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III all had yet to make up their minds regarding their futures. Beilein told reporters that he planned to meet with each player individually.
Of the three Hardaway seemed the most likely to go — though he’s projected as a fringe first-rounder, he just completed his junior season; and with a potentially top-heavy 2014 draft class, it’s hard to see Hardaway’s stock climbing too much.
There is no word as of yet on when McGary or Robinson may announce their plans. Players have until April 28 to enter the draft.
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Michigan's Tim Hardaway Jr. has scheduled a news conference for 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Crisler Center to announce whether he will turn pro or return for his junior year.
Teammate Trey Burke held a similar news conference Sunday and announced he was jumping to the NBA after two seasons in Ann Arbor.
Michigan announced that Tim Hardaway Jr. will be having a press conference at 3 p.m. to announce whether he’ll return to school or enter the NBA Draft after his junior season.
Hardaway is projected as a fringe first round pick or a second round pick by most draft prognosticators and was named Michigan’s Most Improved Player after averaging 15 points and five rebounds per game...
According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Tim Hardaway Jr. will forgo his senior season and enter the NBA Draft. Hardaway has a press conference scheduled for 3 pm this afternoon.
Hardaway is the second Michigan player to enter the NBA Draft early this season, joining Trey Burke. Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary, both projected as first round picks, have yet...
It’s usually easy to draw conclusions about a player’s career when they move on. Zack Novak will always be remembered for his leadership. Trey Burke will be remembered for perfecting the point guard position as a sophomore. But it’s tough to decipher how Tim Hardaway Jr. should be remembered after his three year career in Ann Arbor. It’s tough because perception...
Hardaway Jr. has the size and athletic ability for the NBA, just don’t know see him as a “WOW” NBA prospect.
Michigan junior Tim Hardaway Jr., will enter the NBA draft, sources tell Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) April 17, 2013
After three seasons in Ann Arbor, Michigan guard Tim Hardaway Jr. announced at a press conference Wednesday afternoon that he’ll be forgoing his senior year with the Wolverines and enter the 2013 NBA draft. Hardaway Jr. and John Beilein discuss the decision inside.
Michigan junior Tim Hardaway Jr. announced at a press conference Wednesday afternoon at Crisler Center that he plans to forgo his senior season in Ann Arbor and declare for the 2013 NBA draft. Hardaway Jr. announces and takes questions from the podium.
BallertainmentShabazz muhammad and Tim Hardaway Jr. declaring for NBA Draft
Michigan standout Tim Hardaway Jr. and UCLA freshman Shabazz Muhammad have each decided to declare for the 2013 NBA Draft.
Hardaway Jr. is a 6’6″ junior guard who played and started in all 107 games of his Michigan career, averaging 14.3 points and 4.11 rebounds, per game.
Shabazz, as expected, is one...
John Beilein and Tim Hardaway Jr. were available to comment individually about Hardaway’s decision to forgo his senior season at Michigan and enter the 2013 NBA draft. You can watch both interviews using the embedded media players below.
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