Where Are They Now: Players Who Were Once Considered the Next Michael Jordan

Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway


Penny Hardaway Michael Jordan

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To some, Penny Hardaway was more Magic Johnson than MJ considering he was a bigger guard than most and was very adept at finding his teammates. Nonetheless, the MJ comparisons still carried over and Penny was on the verge of reaching them. The 4X All-Star watched his career go down the drain after suffering a myriad of injuries. As of now, Penny owns a barbershop and beauty salon in downtown Memphis.


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