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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 18 July 1971Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Birth NameAnfernee Deon Hardaway
Nickname Penny
Height 6' 7" (2.01 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Anfernee 'Penny' Hardaway was born on July 18, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Anfernee Deon Hardaway. He is an actor and producer, known for Blue Chips (1994), Figure It Out (1997) and Spike TV VGA Video Game Awards (2003).

Trade Mark (1)

His goatee

Trivia (16)

He played basketball for the USA in 1996 Olympics.
College: Memphis State (Now University of Memphis)
A black belt in Taekwondo
Has three children. A daughter (b. 1992), a daughter (b. 2005) and a son (b. 2000).
Has three tattoos: a bulldog above his left ankle, "Part II, Heaven Cent" on his left bicep, and "The Storm is Over" on right arm.
Has a holiday in Memphis in his honor (July 15)
Has been a spokesman for Nike, Sprite, Post Cereals, Hillshire Farms, Sony PlayStation, and UNICEF.
Owns a $225,000 Lamborghini and four Toyota 4Runners.
A four time NBA all-star (1995-1998), 2-time all NBA 1st team (1995, 1996, All NBA 3rd team (1997). Paired with Jason Kidd on the Phoenix Suns to create what was dubbed "Backcourt 2000".
Is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.
Got his nickname "Penny" from his maternal grandmother who used to call him "Pretty" when he was younger, because of her thick country accent people thought she was calling him "Penny". He chose to wear number 1 in the pro's to honor his grandmother.
Playing basketball for the Phoenix Suns of the NBA
(December 12) Waived by the Miami Heat.
Playing for the New York Knicks [January 2004]
(1994-) Playing professional basketball for the NBA's Orlando Magic.
(February 22) Traded to the Orlando Magic for Steve Francis.

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