On the day after the 2024 National Basketball Association Draft, the Dallas Mavericks and Detroit Pistons traded shooting guards. The Mavericks traded Tim Hardaway Jr. of Orinda, California to the Pistons for Quentin Grimes of Houston, Texas. In addition to Hardaway Jr., the Pistons are receiving three NBA draft picks. The draft picks are all in the second round. Detroit is receiving one second round pick in the 2025 NBA Draft and two second round picks in the 2028 NBA Draft.

Hardaway Jr. is joining his fourth NBA franchise. He was previously with the New York Knicks for four seasons (2013 to 2015, and again from 2017 to 2019), two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks (2015 to 2017), and six seasons with the Dallas Mavericks (2019 to 2024). In 2023-24, Hardaway Jr. averaged 14.4 points per game, 3.2 rebounds per game, and 1.8 assists per game. He had a field goal percentage of .402, three point percentage of .353 and free throw percentage of .852.

On December 25, 2022, Hardaway Jr. had a memorable third quarter. He scored 16 points within the dozen minutes in a 124-115 Mavericks win over the Los Angeles Lakers. In the process, the Mavericks set a record for most points in a quarter on Christmas Day.

Tim Hardaway Jr. is the son of former NBA star Tim Hardaway Sr. of Chicago, Illinois. Currently a scout by the New York Knicks, Hardaway Sr. was a NBA All-Star with the Golden State Warriors and Miami Heat.

Grimes shared his last time last year with the New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons. He averaged seven points a game last season.

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