words // Zack Schlemmer

If you're following @nikebasketball on Instagram, you're probably aware that Lil' Penny, Penny Hardaway's half-pint sidekick, is "back".  So today, we'll go back to the original Lil' Penny campaign and check out another unforgettable commercial featuring Lil' Penny, the real Penny, and Tyra Banks for the Nike Air Penny.  In this ad you'll see the OG Air Penny in its still-never-retroed all black colorway on Penny's feet as he speeds away from Tyra after Lil' Penny tries to get her to join the Orlando Magic dancers. 

"That was Tyra Banks, foo!!"