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Tracy McGrady is popular in China, but probably not popular enough to pull this off.
McGrady, who arrived to great fanfare in China as he continues his basketball career overseas, appears to have spruced up his sneaks with a nice picture -- of himself.
Not even Stephon Marbury, who found the adulation he had always been missing in the NBA when he played in China, would go that far.
Check out the shoes in the photo below.
Photo via Facebook/aaronknows
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After years of injury an ineffectiveness in the NBA, earlier this month Tracy McGrady agreed to a contract with the Chinese team Qingdao Eagles.
Despite working out for the Spurs and Knicks, neither team had room for him, and the former ninth-overall pick decided to head overseas to China, where basketball is not only huge as a sport, but McGrady himself already...
Video: McGrady - Taking his talents to China
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Tracy McGrady has only been in China for about a day now and he’s already made a huge splash. There was the video of him being greeted by thousands of fans. Now there is video from his first practice with Qingdao DoubleStar. The video is pretty much what you can expect Tracy to do a lot this year. Use his size for easy layups and dunks. (H/T Crab Dribbles)
Over the years, I've come across some pretty interesting stories in regards to the NBA but this one featuring current New York Knicks head Mike Woodson is a doozy.During his tenure with the Atlanta Hawks, Woodson allegedly let center ZaZa Pachulia leave practice early one day because of a hot date.Check out the details recapped by the fine folks at NBA 24/7 365:The Zaza story...
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Justin Barrasso will be perusing the box scores of the Boston Celtics during the Larry Bird years, starting with Bird’s rookie year in 1979-1980. We’ll be posting the box score as well as some commentary each game day as we re-visit the ’79-’80 season. Enjoy.
Celtics (5-2) vs. Hawks (5-4)
Saturday, October 27, 1979
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