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Tracy Mcgrady is one of the greatest NBA players never to win a championship. That’s, the bottom line. If I wanted to, I could end it at that because that sentence explains it all. Tracy Mcgrady is probably in the top five lists of great NBA players never to win a NBA Championship right behind John Stockton, Karl Malone, Charles Barkley, and Allen Iverson. It’s always sad to see great NBA players go out without getting a ring. I think about guys like Chris Mullin, Grant Hill, (probably Steve Nash when it’s over), and Penny Hardaway when I say that sometimes in life, good talent can go to waste. It’s a sad sight to see. Mcgrady played in his prime during an era that I like to refer to as the Silver age of basketball. People speculate when the golden age of basketball occurred. Some people say the 80’s, some say the 70’s. I personally say that the 90’s was an era where basketball hit its peak. It was certainly my favorite era of basketball as it defined the true meanings of words such...
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If you had to narrow down one definitive move from Tracy McGrady’s NBA career, it has to be the self-alley-oop.
In the below YouTube clip, some of the best McGrady’s self alley-oops were compiled for your enjoyment:
Tracy McGrady off-the-glass alley-oops [The Basketball Jones]
With Tracy McGrady announcing his retirement from the NBA this week, it made many of us want to reminisce about his incredible career.
One of the most notable moments of T-Mac’s career came when he was a member of the Houston Rockets back in 2004, when he scored “13 points in 35 seconds” to steal a regular season game against the San Antonio Spurs.
Below is a short documentary...
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...
This past Monday Tracy McGrady announced his retirement from the NBA and as soon as he did the debate began. Should the talented yet injury plagued 7-time all-star and 2-time scoring champion be inducted into the Hall of Fame? According to McGrady he’s put up the numbers to get the honor.
H/T: For The Win
“I think my numbers match up with some of the guys that are in the Hall...
Tracy McGrady’s NBA career has come to an end. Monday morning McGrady who played for the Detroit Pistons in 2010-11 announced the end of a 16-season NBA career that has taken him from Toronto to Orlando Houston New York Detroit Atlanta and San Antonio. He has one final stop to add to that list: Springfield.
By any measure T-Mac is a Hall of Famer. This is true even though injuries...
In case we didn’t convince you Monday that Tracy McGrady was really, really good, here is Paul Pierce to second the motion.
Pierce stretched out his thumbs on Tuesday and tweeted a congratulations to McGrady on the latter’s retirement. He called McGrady a “no doubt” candidate for the Basketball Hall of Fame and paid an even higher compliment by naming McGrady one of the three...
When a player retires, both the fans and the media start the process to evaluate his career and decide where the player stands among his peers and the players of the past if merited.
With Tracy McGrady’s recent retirement, his career provides an interesting case study in whether talent alone can put a player’s career among elite company.
His career is an example of how...
Before the infamous summer of 2010, a time when we still haven’t been made aware of LeBron James’ evil plan to join the Miami Heat in a ploy to dominate the Eastern Conference with 2 other superstars serving as his backup – much of the NBA, including the New York Knicks, still had hope that landing the future hall of famer was as possible as finding the cap space to do...
Since the calendar flipped over to 2013, five of the most influential basketball players of the 1990s and 2000s formally announced their retirement from the NBA. First, it was Rasheed Wallace hanging up the laces for what we assume is the last time in April. Then, in a form of poetic justice, 1994 co-Rookies of […]The post The 2013 NBA Retirement Manifesto: A Class For The Ages...
I am not sure what is going on here, but it is funny.
The now-retired Tracy McGrady and Vince Carter somehow agreed to this 1999 SI photo shoot: pic.twitter.com/U5stzYKIR9
— Andy Gray (@si_vault) August 27, 2013
This one if for you T-Mac.
As you probably heard by now, Tracy McGrady has retired from the NBA after 15-years in the association.
During his time on the hardwood, he brought us many highlight worthy plays such as the tremendous dunk on Shawn Bradley, lobbing himself ally-oops off the back board to his moment in the spotlight when he scored a whopping 13 points on the Spurs with...
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There's been a slew of legendary names retiring from the NBA this offseason, including two players who were expected to team up to become an unstoppable duo in Orlando - Grant Hill and Tracy McGrady. Of course injuries derailed those plans, not to mention derailing the sure-fire Hall of Fame careers of Hill and T-Mac. Now, with their...
Earlier this week, former superstar Tracy McGrady announced his retirement from the NBA. Most will remember him for an illustrious 15-year career, where he amassed over 18,000 points, made seven consecutive All-Star teams, and helped bridge the gap from the Jordan to Kobe eras. However, at TOK, he’s known for his 24 game stint with the New York Knicks.
The Knicks organization...