Penny Hardaway was selected by the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the 1993 NBA Draft (third pick overall), but was traded along with three future first-round picks to the Orlando Magic for the rights to first overall pick Chris Webber. Plagued by knee injuries, Penny was heralded as a mix between MJ and Magic. At 6"8 he was an excellent passer, scorer, defender and rebounder that helped the Magic with Shaq reach the finals in '95.
June 30, 1993 - Orlando selected Michigan forward Chris Webber with the first pick in the 1993 NBA Draft, held before 15,324 fans at the Palace of Auburn Hills. The Magic, however, traded Webber's rights to Golden State for the third pick in the Draft, Memphis State guard Anfernee Hardaway and three future first round draft picks. Philadelphia tabbed 7-6 center Shawn Bradley from Brigham Young with the second overall pick.