If you’re a basketball enthusiast, you probably know Penny Hardaway. Penny Hardaway is the men’s head basketball coach for the Memphis Tigers of the American Athletic Conference. Penny Hardaway is a well-known American college basketball coach and former player. He has also been named to the NBA All-Star roster four times.
Penny Hardaway was born Anfernee Deon “Penny” Hardaway in Memphis, Tennessee July 18, 1971. Faie Hardaway and his wife Eddie Golden are his parents. He grew up with his grandmother in Memphis. Hardaway attended the University of Memphis after graduating from Tredwell High School. He is currently 50 years old.
Penny played on the Memphis YMCA Jr. Olympic basketball team and was a member of his high school basketball team. He was voted National High School Player of the Year by Parade Magazine. Hardaway enrolled at the University of Memphis but was unable to play his freshman year due to ineligibility and his sophomore year due to his selection for the 1992 USA Basketball Developmental Team, which regularly batted against the 1992 Olympic team.
In his senior year, he entered the 1993 NBA draft and the Golden State Warriors selected him as a third pick in the first round. However, he was treated with Orland Magic. In 1994, Hardaway was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. He played for the Magic from 1995-1998 and was named to the NBA All-Star roster four straight years. Hardaway was a member of the team that won the gold medal at the 1996 Olympics.
He joined the Phoenix Suns in 1999 and stayed with the organization until 2004. Hardaway returned to university after his 2003 season to finish his senior year while recovering from an injury. He played three seasons with the New York Knicks before retiring with the Miami Heat in 2007.
In 2011, Penny began working as a high school coach. He was named the new head coach of the Memphis Tigers for the 2018 season. He is still the Tigers’ head coach after guiding the club to the 2021 NIT Championship.
Penny’s net worth is said to be in the millions of dollars. His basketball career has brought him most of his wealth. The player runs a hair and beauty salon in downtown Memphis and a lawn company in Miami. During his 16-year career, Hardaway a net worth of more than 120 million US dollars.
Penny is a father of four and quite proud of them. Latarsha, Hardaway‘s old high school sweetheart, has two daughters with him. LaTanfernee Hardaway was born in 1992 while Laila Hardaway was born in 2005. Also, the NBA player has two sons: Jayden, who plays guard at the University of Memphis, and Ashton, who attends high school.
body measurement and social media
Hardaway is six feet and seven inches tall and weighs 98 kilograms when it comes to his physical build.
He is active on social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter. His Instagram Account @iam1cent has gained more than 408,000 followers and has around 108,000 followers on his Twitter account.