Nike and Penny Hardaway Planning to Release Penny 6's

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 23:  Penny Hardaway #1 of the New York Knicks looks on against the Atlanta Hawks on November 23, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  The Knicks defeated the Hawks 104-88.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIMarch 7, 2014

Four-time NBA All-Star Penny Hardaway hasn't played in the league since 2007 with the Miami Heat, but that doesn't mean he's not still working with Nike.

During an interview with Peter Walsh of Complex, Hardaway opened up about his relationship with Nike, even claiming that the company is planning to release the Air Penny 6, saying:

I have a great relationship. We’re still doing contracts and we’re working on the Air Penny 6. I’m in a great place, man. Being retired and having not played the game in five or six years and still have shoes coming out in my likeness is a true blessing.

The former No. 3 overall pick back in 1993 may not be playing in the NBA anymore, but it looks like he's still doing just fine thanks to his shoe deal with Nike.

[Complex, h/t Black Sports Online]

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