Seven time NBA All-Star, two time NBA scoring champion and 2017 inductee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Tracy McGrady, with an array of moves and capability to score from anywhere on the court, is one of the NBA’s most prolific scorers.
Born May 24, 1979 in Bartow, Florida, McGrady, known as “T-Mac,” attended Mount Zion Christian Academy for his senior year in Durham, North Carolina. Making his presence known at the Adidas ABCD Camp, McGrady went from an unknown high school player to the most talked about NBA prospect in the nation.
Entering the NBA directly from high school, McGrady started his career in 1997 as the ninth pick for the Toronto Raptors. As a free agent, he left in 2000 for the Orlando Magic, where he scored a franchise record of 62 points.
In 2004, he was traded to the Houston Rockets, where he captivated the world by scoring 13 points in 35 seconds in a comeback victory against the San Antonio Spurs.
McGrady played a season in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), where his popularity and brand is wide-reaching.
Additionally, McGrady returned to his first love of baseball, as a pitcher for a season with the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, in Sugar Land, TX.
McGrady is currently an analyst for ESPN. He is married, has four children and resides in Houston, TX.