Former NBA star Tracy McGrady is hoping to play baseball

Former NBA star Tracy McGrady is hoping to play baseball

HOUSTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady has been working out with Roger Clemens in the hopes of pitching professionally for the Sugar Land Skeeters.
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Tracy McGrady retires from NBA

Tracy McGrady retires from NBA

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady, a seven-time All-Star who averaged nearly 20 points a game over his career, on Monday announced his retirement from the NBA.

Magic's Anderson is NBA's 'most improved'

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Orlando swingman Ryan Anderson has been voted the NBA's Most Improved Player for the past season, the league said Friday.

NBA: Atlanta 116, Detroit 84

ATLANTA, April 18 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady scored 17 points and was one of seven Atlanta players in double figures Wednesday, sending the Hawks coasting past Detroit 116-84.

NBA: Atlanta 100, Toronto 77

TORONTO, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Joe Johnson poured in 30 points Tuesday and the Atlanta Hawks wrapped a up a successful road trip with a 100-77 victory over Toronto.

NBA: Atlanta 100, Miami 92

MIAMI, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady sparked a strong fourth quarter for Atlanta Monday, pumping in 13 points down the stretch in the Hawks' 100-92 win over Miami.

NBA: Houston 95, Atlanta 84

HOUSTON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Kevin Martin netted six shots from beyond the arc en route to 27 points Saturday and Houston Rockets bested Atlanta 95-84.

NBA: Atlanta 106, New Jersey 70

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Vladimir Radmanovic netted 17 points Tuesday, leading a balanced attack that carried Atlanta to a 106-70 rout of New Jersey in the Hawks' season opener.

NBA: Atlanta 94, Detroit 79

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Josh Smith had 27 points and 14 rebounds Monday in the Atlanta Hawks' 94-79 victory over Detroit.

NBA: Milwaukee 89, Detroit 78

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady scored 20 points Saturday, leading the Detroit Pistons to an 89-78 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

NBA: Detroit 103, Orlando 96

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Tayshaun Prince, Tracy McGrady and Austin Daye all scored 20 points Monday in the Detroit Pistons' 103-96 verdict over Orlando.

NBA: Detroit 101, Toronto 95

TORONTO, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady helped Detroit open a 15-point lead in the third period Friday and the Pistons held on to defeat Toronto 101-95.

NBA: Detroit 104, Boston 92

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady led six Detroit players in double figures Wednesday and the Pistons took advantage of Kevin Garnett's absence to down Boston 104-92.

NBA: Detroit 103, Atlanta 80

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady scored 12 of his 16 points with a flurry of 3-pointers late in the game Tuesday and the Detroit Pistons bested Atlanta 103-80.

NBA: New York 94, Philadelphia 84

PHILADELPHIA, March 15 (UPI) -- Danilo Gallinari notched 21 points and Toney Douglas added 20 Monday to pace the New York Knicks to a 94-84 win over Philadelphia.
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Tracy McGrady
PHI2001032804 - 28 MARCH 2001 - PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, USA: 76er George Lynch () tangles with Magic Tracy McGrady (1) over the ball as Philadelphia hosts Orlando in an evening game at the First Union Center March 28, 2001. rlw/ja/Jon Adams UPI

Tracy Lamar McGrady, Jr., (born May 24, 1979, in Bartow, Florida) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons. He is a shooting guard, but can also play as a small forward and recently as a point guard.

Entering the league after graduating from high school, McGrady eventually became a seven-time All-Star. He led the league in scoring in 2003 and 2004. He has also played for the Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets and New York Knicks. McGrady was ranked on SLAM Magazine's "Top 75 Players of All-Time" in 2003. McGrady's style of play has been compared to that of George Gervin.

Tracy McGrady played high school basketball at Auburndale High School in Auburndale, Florida for three years. He then transferred to Mount Zion Christian Academy, in Durham, North Carolina. McGrady created a national buzz after his performance in the Adidas ABCD Camp, where the best high school players in the U.S. are invited annually. He was named High School Player of the Year by USA Today.

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