words // Zack Schlemmer

We've had a week full of Penny Hardaway and Lil' Penny features, anticipating this weekend's big release of the Lil' Penny Posite in its first three colorways (other than the limited Shooting Stars Pack). Before Lil' Penny's shoe drops tomorrow, we thought we'd take it back for a look at every classic Lil' Penny commercials—or at least all the ones available on YouTube.

From the Air Penny I to the Air Penny III, Lil' Penny was Nike's main man for promoting big Penny's signature shoes. Check out all of the hilarious commercials below, as well as some bonus spots from ESPN (co-starring Gheorghe Muresan!) and an intro to the 1996 Playoffs series between the Magic and Bulls. Enjoy!


Lil' Penny's Debut in the "Locker Room" Commercial - Air Penny I


"On the Couch" - Air Penny I


"House Party" - Air Penny I


Lil' Penny Meets Tyra for the First Time - Air Penny I


"Griffey for President" - Air Penny I


Courtside with Spike - Air Penny I


L.P.'s Poolside Daydream - Air Penny II


"Lil' Penny Classic" - Air Penny II


"Double Action" - Air Penny II


1996 Japan Game Special - Air Penny II


L.P.'s Super Bowl Party


"Frozen Moment" Air Jordan XII Parody - Air Penny III


ESPN Commercial with Gheorghe Muresan


1996 NBA Playoffs Magic vs. Bulls Series Intro