Mavs’ Hardaway has surgery to fix stress fracture in leg

Tim Hardaway Jr. of the Mavs had surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left leg.

Tim Hardaway Jr. of the Dallas Mavericks underwent surgery to repair a stress fracture in his lower left leg, according to the team.

The guard is expected to resume basketball activities before training camp tips off in September.

Hardaway, 27, missed the final 11 games of the regular season. The six-year veteran averaged 15.5 points in 19 games in Dallas after being acquired from the New York Knicks as part of the seven-player deal that also sent Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks.

The 24th overall pick of the 2014 NBD Draft by the Knicks out of Michigan, Hardaway carries career averages of 15.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 26.1 minutes in 403 games (179 starts), with a shooting line of 41.8/34.3/81.6.