After Michael left the league to pursue his dreams on the diamond, the NBA and Nike were both in search of that next "it" player. Teamed next to Shaq and often labeled Magic Johnson 2.0, Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway was a no-brainer to get a shot at being the much needed "Heir Jordan". Good choice. Before his signature line even took off, he already had sneakers flying off the shelf just by the strength of his number one on the heel, and his All-NBA game was helping the Magic take over the East. Mike came back, but Penny still had his feet up on the throne and Nike birthing its next classic series of sneakers. To help celebrate his born day, we break down The 15 Greatest Penny Hardaway Nike Sneakers of All Time.
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