Retired hoopster Penny Hardaway seeks more than $3.7 million for Miami-Dade home – Sun Sentinel

Retired NBA star Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway, who finished his playing career with the Miami Heat, is looking to fetch $3.799 million for his Pinecrest home in Miami-Dade County.

The Mediterranean mansion, built in 2007 and located at 5940 SW 108th St., boasts six bedrooms and seven-and-a-half bathrooms.

The 8,639-square-foot home also features a home theater, gym, six-car garage, pool and, of course, a basketball court.

Property records show that Hardaway paid $3.665 million for the home in 2009.

The two-story home has a master bedroom, a playroom, and separate children’s and family rooms on the ground level. Guests have the option of a formal dining room, kitchen island with seating or a breakfast nook area to enjoy meals.

Evan and Hazel Goldman of Goldman Residential Group, part of RE/MAX Advance Realty, are the listing agents.

Pinecrest, which is located about 15 miles south of downtown Miami, has been repeatedly ranked as one of America’s wealthiest zip codes by Forbes magazine.

Hardaway signed with the Heat prior to the 2007-08 season, but appeared in just 16 games before being released.

The 6-foot-7 guard, who was the third overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft, also played for the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks. His career was derailed by chronic injuries, as he managed just 83 games in three seasons with New York.

The 45-year-old, who also contributed to the gold medal-winning men’s basketball team in the 1996 Olympics, was inducted into the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame earlier this year.

Hardaway appeared in commercials for Nike — he co-starred with “Lil’ Penny,” a puppet version of himself voiced by comedian Chris Rock — and the 1994 movie “Blue Chips.”

Currently, Hardaway spends most of his time in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, which would account for his desire to sell his South Florida estate.

He accepted a coaching position at East High School in Memphis, his son Jayden’s school, after the death of its coach, Desmond Merriweather.

The Hardaway tandem helped guide the team to a state title in March.

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