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With the sun having officially set on the career of Tracy McGrady with his recent retirement, the question now arises: how exactly are basketball fans supposed to remember him? Do we remember the All-NBA scoring machine that averaged well over 20 ppg for eight straight seasons (including leading the league in scoring back-to-back years)? Or do we remember him as a superstar that couldn’t lead his team out of the first round?
The answer isn’t easy. Frankly, compelling arguments could be made on both sides surrounding where T-Mac fits into the NBA’s history.
What’s obvious is that T-Mac was one of the premier players of his generation; he’s a surefire Hall-of-Famer. In terms of numbers, he rivaled the likes of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Allen Iverson. He was among the most explosive players in the league and thrived in nearly every facet of the game.
But no matter how great T-Mac was, his playoff performances will forever be his legacy’s downfall. He actually put up great numbe...
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Newly retired Tracy McGrady is making more headlines now than he has during has final few years in the NBA. McGrady may slide into the hall of fame, but his career could’ve ended differently if he played with a dominant […]
Tracy McGrady has retired which means he now heads into the phase where he gets to say things.
There's no arguing that in his prime -- and when healthy -- McGrady was as good a pure scorer as the game has ever seen. His combination of size speed athleticism and perimeter touch made him maybe the toughest cover in the league.
And during an interview with Fox Sports Radio via...
San Antonio Spurs: 3 Pivotal Questions Entering The Season
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher
1. Will Tim Duncan Keep Up Superstar Play?
- Last season, Tim Duncan had his best year since 2010 and was a star on each end of the court for the Spurs. Even in his 16th year, he still played like and put up the numbers of an NBA superstar. Can he do it again? There is no reason to think...
Training camp is right around the corner and the San Antonio Spurs continue to evaluate talent in the hopes of adding key pieces to what hopefully will be another run to the NBA Finals.
And with the team loaded with guards, it is being reported the Spurs and ex-Pacers forward Sam Young have met.
Former Pacer Sam Young is in San Antonio meeting with the Spurs today,...
The season is looming and one player on the San Antonio Spurs roster who is hoping to make an impact this season is Aron Baynes. The big Australian chatted with Josh Jenkins of Australian site AFL Players and had a few things to say about his journey to the NBA, how he views the Spurs, and his personal goals for this season. JJ) FROM CAIRNS STATE HIGH SCHOOL THROUGH...
Tracy McGrady was one of the most elite scorers in the NBA during his relatively short-lived prime. He averaged 26.1 points per game over an eight-year span with the Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets, but injuries sent his career downhill in a hurry. Despite that, T-Mac recently hinted that he believes he was as good […]
San Antonio Spurs 2013 NBA draft pick Deshaun Thomas will be playing overseas with French team Nanterre this season as he hope to improve his game and eventually make his NBA debut.
But why Nanterre? Other teams overseas were hoping to land Thomas, so what persuaded him to pick Nanterre?
In an interview with French site Basket Actu, Thomas says he felt Nanterre was a better...
In case you missed it but a while back Project Spurs' Michael De Leon wrote on how the NBA online store was selling San Antonio Spurs 1998 NBA Championship t-shirts. Needless to say, the Spurs won their first title in 1999 and not 1998.
Since then, the link to the erroneous shirt has been taken down but to add insult to injury, the NBA store actually sent one to our good...
In case you didn't know, EuroBasket 2013 has kicked off in Slovenia and a few notable NBA players are hooping it up for their respective countries.
From San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker for Team France to Marc Gasol for Team Spain, there's lots of exciting basketball to be watched if you are craving some action before the start of the 2013-14 NBA season.
Team France, and Italy picked up wins today at EuroBasket 2013.
France: San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker scored 28 points, and handed out 2 assists in 28 minutes leading Team France to a narrow 77-71 win over Ukraine. Boris Diaw scored 15 points and Nando De Colo chipped in with 3 points off the bench. With the win, France now advances to the second round of EuroBasket.
Coming into Friday, the Canadian National team had only lost one of their five FIBA Americas games. After a hard fought contest against Venezuela on Friday, Canada came out on the losing end of a close 64-59 game when the 40-minute game had ended.
San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph led Canada in scoring with 14 points (6-of-11 shooting) and 4 rebounds in 36 minutes Friday...
On Saturday, San Antonio Spurs guards Cory Joseph and Marco Belinelli returned to FIBA international play as Italy continued to soar in the FIBA Eurobasket tournament with a 62-44 victory over Finland, while Canada lost its second straight game in the second round of the FIBA Americas tournament with a close 81-74 loss to the Dominican Republic.
The Italians stayed perfect ...
Do the Spurs really need to bring in another veteran? Was Tracy McGrady wrong for his comments on the NBA Finals? Is it time for Tony Parker to put his national team efforts to rest?
All this and a breakdown of the dynamic 2013-14 Pacific Division with Aaron Preine (@DukeOfBexar).
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Sam Young has met with the San Antonio Spurs.
The Spurs lack frontcourt depth following the departure of DeJuan Blair.
Young played with the Indiana Pacers last season.
Mano-a-mano, Tracy McGrady and Kobe Bryant had comparable stat lines for many seasons in the NBA. McGrady was a scorer and star in his own right in his good years, although he ended up with a much more abbreviated career than Bryant, who also collected several championships.
The two have been contrasted before, but when McGrady was asked to compare them again on FOX Sports Radio’s...