Calkins: Penny Hardaway thinks he has ‘a target on his back’ – and that’s a good thing

By , Daily Memphian Published: January 28, 2019 11:34 PM CT
<strong>Memphis coach Penny Hardaway says he has a target on his back from other coaches, but, "I'm not here to ruffle any feathers. I'm here to win."</strong> (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Memphis coach Penny Hardaway says he has a target on his back from other coaches, but, "I'm not here to ruffle any feathers. I'm here to win." (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian)

Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Penny Hardaway has a massive chip on his shoulder about criticism – real or imagined – from other coaches. And that's a good thing.

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