Chris Rock to Appear on The Bottom Line Sports Show with Penny Hardaway, Gerald Brown


NEW JERSEY- The Bottom Line Sports Show announced today that Chris Rock will appear as a special guest with Penny Hardaway on Thursday, April 12 at 9:00 p.m. Rock was the voice for the "Lil Penny" puppet who was the alter ego to basketball star Penny Hardaway in a series of Nike shoe commercials from 1994–1998.

Listeners can expect a lively dialogue between Rock, Hardaway and the Bottom Line Sports Show crew about current sports topics and the phenomenon known as “Lil Penny.” The Bottom Line Sports Show is an insightful and interactive blog talk radio show executive produced by Penny Hardaway and former New York Knick Charles Oakley.

“It’s a historic moment for us to have Chris and Penny together again. We look forward to them reminiscing on the integral role they played in the explosion of the sneaker culture with the iconic Lil Penny character,” said Gerald Brown, Executive Producer and Founder of the Bottom Line Sports Show.“Chris is a very accomplished talent and we are honored to have him join us to discuss his journey.”

Hosted by Gerald Brown, The Bottom Line Sports Show features analysts, athletes, and professionals from the sports and entertainment world who share their insight on the latest sports topics. For fans who thrive on being on the inside, the compelling one and a half hour program shares athlete’s life stories and provides insight into the humanistic element of an athlete once the uniform is off. The show features additional segments from Charles Oakley, Penny Hardaway, former NFL player/Super Bowl Champion Cato June, and former NBA player Mateen Cleaves. Past guests include Jerry Rice, Dwyane Wade, Sugar Ray Leonard, Patrick Ewing, Jim Kelly, Deion Sanders, Dwight Howard, Plaxico Burress, comedian Kevin Hart and Grammy-nominated singer J. Cole.

Fans can also ask guests questions via phone, email and social media while the show airs live. The Bottom Line Sports Show will take fan engagement to another level this spring when it transitions to Google Hangout. Google Hangout gives a select number of fans the unique opportunity to interact with their favorite celebrities live during the show using video chat. The show will also air simultaneously on YouTube for those who do not make it into the Hangout. Fans will have a chance to “Hangout” weekly.

Fans and listeners interested in submitting questions for Chris Rock can do so through Twitter: @blinesports or Facebook: The Bottom Line Sports Show. The show can be heard online by logging onto or pod-casts are available. Show time is 9pm EST and listeners are welcomed to participate by calling (347)324-5839.

If you would like further information about being a guest on The Bottom Line Sports Show or to schedule an interview contact


About The Bottom Line Sports Show

The Bottom Line Sports Show, a web-based platform on, made its debut on February 3, 2008 and was immediately called one of the hottest new shows on the internet. Featuring weekly segments from Executive Producers Charles Oakley and Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, along with Mateen Cleaves and Super Bowl Champion Cato June, the show brings the most entertaining, informative and honest discussion about sports. Listeners can tune in weekly from 9-10:30pm and call in to share their views on the latest topics. With a dynamic line-up of hosts, including Gerald Brown, Donahue Baker, and Howie Cowart, the Bottom Line Sports Show features guests such as athletes, sports executives, and entertainment personalities, while also highlighting up-and-coming athletes in the world of sports.


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