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Penny Hardaway to coach Memphis
« on: March 19, 2018, 03:35:29 PM »

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This will be interesting.  Sounds like his only coaching experience is AAU and high school level. 

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/22834086/penny-hardaway-agrees-memphis-tigers-coach

Re: Penny Hardaway to coach Memphis
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2018, 03:49:33 PM »

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This had been rumored for awhile because Penny coaches (between high school and AAU) 3 of the best high school players in the country all from the Memphis area and none of which was considering attending Memphis. 

Re: Penny Hardaway to coach Memphis
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2018, 04:12:50 PM »

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Good players do not always make good coaches, still he was a PG at times and I think that helps a great deal.

Re: Penny Hardaway to coach Memphis
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2018, 04:20:02 PM »

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Good players do not always make good coaches, still he was a PG at times and I think that helps a great deal.
I don't know. Magic would get angry with his players because they didn't see plays developing on the court the way he did (and it was Van Exel that was on the tail end of that, not some noname scrub).
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Re: Penny Hardaway to coach Memphis
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2018, 06:34:03 PM »

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It should help in recruiting, I'm guessing high schoolers would be more inclined to choose Memphis if they have a coach like Penny Hardaway. I know he's been around some really good players in AAU
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Re: Penny Hardaway to coach Memphis
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St Johnís Georgetown and Memphis all in the 1985 final four and all being coached by their best alum.