This past Friday during an Orlando Magics game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Penny Hardaway was inducted into the Orlando Magics Hall of FI ame making him the 5th member of the Magics team to be bestowed with such an honor. Hardaway played six seasons with the Orlando Magics from 1993-1999 and helped the team reach the NBA 1995 finials, he also ranks in the top ten on the Magics all time franchise list in minutes played, field goals made, free throws, rebounds , assists and much more.
Hardaway took a few moments to express his gratitude admitting to the crowd that he had no idea that he career would end up being as great as it was. Hardaway played shoulder to shoulder with team mate Shaquille O’Neal while playing for the Magics and told the Orlando Sentinel that he “wishes he never left” and that he was just “An emotional kid being spoiled’.
Below is a short video of Hardaways ceremony and speech.