Tracy “T-Mac” McGrady was drafted 9th overall in the first round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors.
He was on the team with his cousin Vince Carter; he would eventually leave to work on his own stardom. McGrady didn’t establish himself as an elite player until the 2000 season. He became the Orlando Magic’s number one option on offense due to Grant Hill dealing with some ankle injuries. In addition, Tracy McGrady
won the Most Valuable Player Award in 2000; he was also selected for the All-Star game for the first time.
In the 2003-2004 season, McGrady reached the peek of his career; averaging 32.1 points per game. Tracy McGrady also obtain the scoring title for the first time in his career during this season.
Tracy McGrady was unstoppable on offense. He had a variety of different moves that would keep the defender guessing. McGrady was extremely athletic. He could jump out of the gym and put a defender on a poster. Tracy McGrady’s career was derailed by a microscopic knee surgery and several back spasms. These unfortunate injuries preven
ted McGrady from being the elite player that we’re all accustomed to, but no doubt about it, T-Mac is one of the best to do it.