Saturday , Aug , 11 , 2007 Oly Sandor

Lil Penny Hardaway’s Comeback: Can Dwyane Wade, Shaquille O’Neal, Miami Heat, The LeBron James Family, and NBA Handle It?

But whatever happened to Lil Penny? He was as bad as big Penny. If the real Penny is down for a comeback, then Lil Penny has to be along for the ride. Memo to Nike CEO Phil Knight: dust off those dolls, pull Chris Rock’s number out the rolodex file, and get your creative department to drop some new Lil Penny commercials …

Like Cross Colours Jeans and Kid ‘N Play records, Penny Hardaway was a staple of the mid nineties. Before his knee injury, the point guard was a sight to behold, running things for the up-and-coming .

Penny and were hailed as the next great inside-outside duo, the reincarnation of Magic and Kareem. Things didn’t work out. And Penny struggled before slipping out of the league for a minute. Now he’s back with the .

But whatever happened to Lil Penny? He was as ‘bad’ as big Penny. If the real Penny is down for a comeback, then Lil Penny has to be along for the ride. I mean what’s Chris Rock, the voice of Lil Penny, doing right now anyway?

Memo to Nike CEO Phil Knight: dust off those dolls, pull Chris Rock’s number out your Blackberry, and get the swoosh’s creative department to drop some new Lil Penny commercials.

Don’t remember Lil Penny? Here are three brilliant commercial to refresh your memory. Get at us in the comment box below if you’re in favor of a Lil Penny comeback.

Commercial 1: Lil Penny Intro 1996 Playoffs

Classic Lil Penny Quote: “Penny has to fight. And I have to watch. Hey, baby get me some chips. Let’s get it on.”

Commercial 2: Penny & Lil Penny Rolling Down The Street 

Classic Lil Penny Quote: “He (Michael Jordan) kills me on the greens, but I get him on the tees.”

Commercial 3: Lil Penny Pool Party

Classic Lil Penny Quote: “Hey Tyra (Tyra Banks), ya left your toothbrush at my house” and “I know my spot fool.”

Do you want to see Lil Penny make a comeback? Let us know in the comment box below.

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