After a strong rookie season, Tim Hardaway is taking first step toward joining national team pool.
Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. has been selected to practice with the USA national team during their training camp in Las Vegas which begins July 28.
Hardaway has been outstanding for the Knicks in the Vegas Summer League and his inclusion on the select team is the first step toward being invited to the national team pool.
The U.S., which will play two exhibition game at Madison Square Garden next month, will be headed to the FIBA World Cup in Spain in late August.
Hardaway averaged 10.2 points as a rookie last season.