Knicks' Hardaway returns after 20-game absence due to leg injurysports theScore
Hardaway signed a four-year, $71-million offer sheet with the Knicks as a restricted free agent last summer, which his old team, the Atlanta Hawks, declined to match. Despite heavy criticism of the Knicks for the contract, Hardaway was playing well prior to the injury, averaging a career-high 17.8 points.
His absence has given more run to Michael Beasley, who has enjoyed a renaissance of sorts while Hardaway has been out.
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