It is the end of an era. After 15 seasons, Tracy McGrady is ready to move on from the NBA and take his talents overseas. McGrady has agreed to a one-year deal to play in China with the Qingdao Eagles.
McGrady will surely have a few fans over there already because of his superstar status for years in America and the fact that he played on the same team as Yao Ming will not hurt either.
After averaging just more than 16 minutes and 5.3 points a game last year with the Atlanta Hawks, McGrady must have felt his time in the NBA was up. It is clear he still loves the game of basketball though, not wanting to hang up the shoes just yet.
McGrady announced his intentions to play in China with a very heartfelt message to his fans.
“There are times in life that a new road presents itself and it appears this time has come for me now,” McGrady posted on his Facebook page. “I am so proud of what I have accomplished these past 15 years playing in the NBA. It was a dream entering the lea...