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Most NBA fans were unmoved when news broke that Tracy McGrady had signed to play in China for the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association. McGrady, now 33 years-old, is well past his prime and has become just an afterthought in the minds of NBA fans. But in China, well, that’s a different story. McGrady is already reportedly being paid $1 million to play for Qingdao and just to drive the point home that’s he’s not an afterthought in China, two thousand screaming fans welcomed him when his plane landed at the Qingdao Airport. H/T Ball Don’t Lie The post Two thousand Chinese fans were really happy to see Tracy McGrady arrive in China first appeared on No Guts, No Glory.
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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...
Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a story about former NBA player Tracy McGrady going overseas to play professional hoops in China with the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles.Well, T-Mac arrived at Qingdao airport and nearly 2,000 crazed Tracy McGrady showed up to see T-Mac arrive.Check out the insane video found by our friends at No Guts, No Glory via Ball Don't Lie:
In a moment so full of passion for the NBA that I can only assume it was stolen from a David Stern wet dream, Tracy McGrady recently landed in China, where he will play for the Qingdao Eagles of the Chinese Basketball Association, as he is the next in the distinguished line of former NBA players to finish his career in the Far East. Despite a career hindered by injuries, T-mac has...
Video: McGrady - Taking his talents to China
Tracy McGrady will be playing for CBA’s Double Star Eagles this season in China and it looke like he will have a few fans in his corner. Check out this video of T-Mac touching down in Qingdao to over 2,000 screaming fans. China sure loves their basketball.
H/T Ball Don’t Lie
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