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It will be a while (if at all) before San Antonio Spurs 2013 NBA Draft pick Deshaun Thomas makes his debut in the NBA but for now, he will be suiting up for French club Nanterre.
Thomas and his new teammates recently took their team photo. Hopefully he put in the work to eventually wear black and silver instead of green and white.
Do you like this new team @JSFNanterre ? #ontheroadtoeuroleagueandproA #photo cc @Euroleague pic.twitter.com/uKVoYT5nU8
— JSFNanterre Officiel (@JSFNanterre) August 24, 2013
So Spurs fans, you think Thomas has what it takes to make it with the Spurs?
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The Tracy McGrady era in the NBA is officially over.
McGrady announced his retirement from the NBA this morning on ESPN.
THIS JUST IN: Tracy McGrady has just announced his retirement from the NBA on @ESPN_FirstTake.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 26, 2013
McGrady played last season in China before returning to the NBA for a playoff run with the San Antonio Spurs.
Tracy McGrady announced his retirement today. For any NBA fan, or for anyone that grew up watching T-Mac’s brilliance, it’s a sad day. It’s a sad day because not only is one of the most dominant players from his era hanging it up today, but also because it officially marks the end of McGrady’s “what could’ve been” career. A career that we now know has ended with zero...
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili has logged 24,773 minutes in his 11-year NBA career -- a massive amount of time spent running around a basketball court, processing a bajillion things a second.
It's tiring. And Ginobili, a tenured overseas veteran, is even more worn out than the typical 11-year veteran.
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After 16 years, Tracy McGrady has retired from the NBA
It feels like just yesterday when a young Tracy McGrady arrived on the NBA scene in Toronto, Canada in 1997. Now, 16 years and a slew of NBA teams later, T-Mac has decided to call it a career in the NBA. However it should be noted that McGrady isn’t planning to retire from basketball, just the NBA.
When asked on ESPN’s First...
While playing in an exhibition game for his native country of France, San Antonio Spurs superstar Tony Parker hurt his knee.
Go ahead and scream Spurs fans. You're frustration is understandable.
Now before you start cursing the man too much-- and the French for having him play-- it doesn't sound as if it is too bad at the this time...
One of the best players of one of the NBA’s darkest eras is finally calling it quits.
Tracy McGrady was without question one of the premier stars of the league at the beginning of the millennium. The trouble was, it was an era of stodgy play, declining television ratings and at least one brawl that spilled into the stands in Detroit. Those who didn’t watch McGrady in his prime...
Tracy McGrady joined the debate desk on ESPN’s First Take Monday morning where he made a big announcement. The 34-year-old guard said he’s officially retiring from the NBA after 16 years in the league, however, he is leaving the “door open” to China.
The 7x NBA All-Star and 2x scoring champ has career averages of 19.6 points, 5.6 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.2 steals per...
Details were extremely limited but French sports daily L’Equipe reported that Spurs point guard Tony Parker is scheduled for an MRI on Tuesday after injuring his right knee for the second time in exhibition play leading up to next month’s EuroBasket tournament.
The injury does not appear to be serious. Parker was hurt at some point during France’s 85-84 loss to rival Spain...
Let the debates begin, is Tracy McGrady Hall of Fame material? After 16 seasons in the NBA, TMac announced his retirement from the NBA Monday morning on ESPN’s “First Take.” Tracy didn’t say he was completely done with basketball though, he said the door is still open for China.
The 7 time NBA All-Star and 2 time NBA leading scorer’s career averages were 19.6 points, 5...
Cant help but always wonder ‘what if’ when I think about T-Mac…. THIS JUST IN: Tracy McGrady has just announced his retirement from the NBA on @ESPN_FirstTake. — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) August 26, 2013
For four seasons in Orlando (and a few more in Houston), Tracy McGrady was one of the most popular players in the league. His No. 1 jersey in blue dotted opposing stadiums and he was the lead advertiser for adidas for several years. There was no doubt he was an All Star and each game a treat for the fans that bothered to show up.
It was not the best time to be a Magic fan with...
Despite the clutch-play from San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker, Team France lost in exhibition play versus Team Spain, 84-85, thanks to a late-game basket by Spain's Marc Gasol.
There was still four seconds left in regulation but Parker could not connect on a game-winning three point shot attempt nor could Boris Diaw get the tip-in. Parker finished with 29 points, 4 rebounds...
At 34, Tracy McGrady has decided to retire from the game of basketball. He will go down as one of the NBA’s preeminent scorers during his peak. A rash of injuries severely plagued him through is mid-20′s, and followed him through the rest of his career. He decides to hang up the jersey and sneakers after reaching the NBA Finals for the first time last season with the San Antonio...
Just announced on our show – @Real_T_Mac has retired from the NBA.
— ESPN First Take (@ESPN_FirstTake) August 26, 2013
Tracy McGrady, who spent the past four years trying to make us forget how supremely talented he really was, has decided he's had enough, and is quitting the NBA.
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Tracy McGrady says he is retiring from the NBA.