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[Must Read] Penny Hardaway interview in SLAM Magazine

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by _RTM_, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. _RTM_

    _RTM_ Member

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    His mindset is really different in comparision to the most of nowadays players
     
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  2. blackistan

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    he thinks dallas is going to repeat as champs haha
     
  3. Ziggy

    Ziggy QUEEN ANON

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    New Air Penny shoes?! Sweet.
     
  4. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    Penny Hardaway was great player.
    He was better than Penny Hurtalways.
     
  5. napalm06

    napalm06 Huge Flopping Fan

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    Sweet article. There is a lot to be learned from Penny's career. Sounds like a guy with a good head on his shoulders, too.
     
  6. Precision340

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    I remember watching this dude when he first came into the league... amazing talent!! That Orlando team that got to the Finals was awesome.. I still imagine what would have happened if Nick would have made at least one of those freethrows. :grin:
     
  7. intergalactic

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    Penny was the original TMac, but with determination instead of angst. Similar height, skills, talent, quietness, and sadly, injuries.
     
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    One of my favorite players back in the day. His kicks were awesome too. All of them.
     
  9. McNultyisDrunk

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    I always remember how Penny destroyed Pippen during the '95 playoffs. I can't recall anyone else making Scottie look so foolish on defense.
     
  10. kanariya

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    my favorite player. him and jordan are the players that i looked up to when i was playing ball in my high school times.

    the foamposite one is going $300+ to $400 on ebay now.
     
  11. AstroRocket

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    Kobe in '99. F--k you Quitten. :mad:
     
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    Remember they opened up that season 1st game against the Lakers. That was Kobe's coming out party where you could SEE Kobe's complete SUPER star skills and that NO FEAR killer instinct. Kobe didnt really have a great shooting percentage against the Rockets, but Pippen was WAY WORSE.
     
  13. david_rocket

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    Penny was a great player, too bad Shaq left and he got a lot of injuries, he could've won a championship.

    I liked him a lot. and those commercials with Lil' Penny were hilarious.
     
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    Anfernee Dion was more of a triple double threat and even more allround player than Tmac was.

    Tmac was the more prolific scorer with 30 ppg, Gervin style, whereas Penny's 24.5 ppg was very good but not elite.
     
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    "it's just in your mind"

    ive heard that somewhere before :D
     
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    you realize that Penny was a POINT GUARD right? if you point guard is averaging 30 points a game, he's not passing much.

    When was Penny averaging 25 points a game?

    http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/h/hardaan01.html

    Come on daywalker!
    [​IMG]
     
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  17. daywalker02

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    During a stretch... like in the playoffs
     
  18. daywalker02

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    Nice pic tinmac, well played sir!
     
  19. Dei

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    Indeed and had an even shorter peak. Orlando just doesn't keep their stars: Shaq, Hardaway, Hill, McGrady, and soon, Dwight.
     

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