Found February 15, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Friday the 12 finalists – coaches and players – that will be considered for the class of 2013. The class will be named at the NCAA Final Four in April. Five-time NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway, two-time National Coach of the Year Sylvia Hatchell, two-time NBA Championship as coach (Celtics) Tom Heinsohn, nine-time All-Star Gary Payton, six-time WNBA All-Star Dawn Staley, six-time NBA All-Star Mitch Richmond, four-time NBA All-Star Maurice Cheeks, four-time NBA Al-Star Spencer Haywood, four-time NBA All-Star Bernard King, five-time NCAA Final Four (2-time Final) coach Guy Lewis, six-time NCAA Final Four coach Rick Pitino and four-time NCAA Final Four coach Jerry Tarkanian. 

Hardaway apologizes for U-M's blowout loss

Tim Hardaway Jr. didn't wake up Wednesday feeling any better than he did Tuesday night. The Michigan junior went 1-for-11 in a stunning 75-52 loss at the hands of Michigan State and then talked about his embarrassment after the game. "They bullied us, point blank," Hardaway said. "We got killed, man, and it's embarrassing that everyone was watching on national...

Tim Hardaway Jr. Apologizes to Michigan Fans for Loss to Michigan State

Tim Hardaway Jr. hit just one of his 11 shots on Tuesday night, as Michigan endured a 75-52 beatdown at the hands of Michigan State. That’s the third time in three years that Hardaway has struggled in East Lansing — he’s now 5-for-33 on Michigan State’s home court, with the Wolverines posting a 1-2 record in that time. Hardaway was not alone in his struggles this time. Aside...

Tim Hardaway, Jr. apologizes to Michigan fans on Twitter

After the Michigan Wolverines were flat out dominated by Michigan State Tuesday night in East Lansing, many were left questioning whether Michigan gave up midway through the 75-52 drubbing.  The play of two of Michigan’s main cogs, junior Tim Hardaway, Jr. and freshman Glenn Robinson III,  can only be described as hot garbage.  Hardaway finished the night 1 for 11 from the floor...

Rick Pitino One Of Twelve Finalists For Naismith Hall of Fame

Rick Pitino is one of twelve finalists for the 2013 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. The finalists were announced earlier today in Houston at the NBA All Star weekend. Pitino was a finalist in last year’s class as well, but did was not elected.  Below is a list of the players and coaches that make up this year’s twelve finalists. Players: –Maurice Cheeks –Tim Hardaway –Spencer...

Tim Hardaway Jr: Last night will not happen again

There’s no question about it, No. 4 Michigan was flat out embarrassed last night by arch rival Michigan State by the tune of 75-52. Michigan looked as though they simply gave up as their weaknesses on the court showed through. But on this very somber and humbling day perhaps one of the best pick-me-ups a Michigan fan can have is some reassurance. Some reassurance that what happened...
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