Who Is Penny Hardaway?


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Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway is a retired basketball player known for his tremendous guard play that led to four consecutive NBA All-Star Game appearances. Hardaway is also famous for appearing in a series of popular Nike commercials early in his career.

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Who Is Penny Hardaway?
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Hardaway grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and attended Memphis State University after a standout career at Treadwell High. He was selected as the third overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic, where he starred alongside Shaquille O'Neal for three seasons. After an amazing start, various injuries hampered the athlete for much of his career and forced him to retire following the 2007-08 season.

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