Hardaway Jr. makes progress, still out for Knicks

Tim Hardaway Jr. is moving toward a return to the Knicks' lineup.

The New York Knicks announced Tuesday that shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr., who is dealing with a stress injury in his lower left leg, was re-evaluated and will advance in his rehabilitation and court work.

Hardaway Jr. has been sidelined since Nov. 29 but is making progress and will be re-evaluated next week.

On the season, Hardaway Jr. is averaging 17.8 points while shooting 42.0 percent from the field and 31.6 percent from three.