Originally written on Around the Arc  |  Last updated 10/12/12
It’s always unfortunate when a player, especially one of star caliber, can’t go out on their own terms.  I’m sure that, despite the amount of grace which with he is taking it, finishing his career with a mediocre team in the Chinese Basketball Association wasn’t Tracy McGrady’s ideal ending.  The two-time scoring champion and seven-time all-star was at one time one of the League’s most exciting and explosive talents.  His career however, was hampered by injuries, and his lack of postseason success will likely haunt his legacy.  The League doesn’t usually look back fondly on players who were unable to make a mark come playoff time, which is unfortunate for Tracy because in his prime he was a hell of a player.  McGrady could straight out score, and score fast.  He was one of those players who could finish the first half with 6 points, and then explode for 24 in the third before you could blink an eye, or score 13 points in 35 seconds (check below).     Do yourself a favor and check o...
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