Tracy McGrady was born on May 24, 1979. He is an American professional basketball player.
Biography and Career
Tracy McGrady was born on May 24, 1979 in Bartow, Florida. He started playing basket ball at high school level first and played at high school basketball at Auburndale High School in Auburndale, Florida for three years. Later on he was 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.
In 1999 to 2000, McGrady's first breakout season was in NBA.
He was a starter in 34 games out of 79, averaging 15.4 points per game, and a career-high 1.
9 blocks per game. Mc Grady also competed in the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest, finishing third, behind Carter and Steve Francis.
In the mid 2000, McGrady was dealt to the Orlando Magic in a sign-and-trade deal for a first round pick. At season's end he was presented with the 2001 NBA Most Improved Player Award.
In the season 2002-2003, McGrady averaged 32.1 points per game and captured the NBA scoring title, becoming the youngest player to do so since the ABA-NBA merger.
In the 2003, 2004 season he once again captured the NBA scoring title, averaging 28 points per game, and set a career high with 62 points against the Washington Wizards on March, 2004. With this performance he became the fourth player in the past 12 years to score over 60 points in a game.
In the 2005 2006 season the Rockets were 2Ã¢â‚¬â€œ15 in games he did not play in and 2Ã¢â‚¬â€œ16 in games McGrady did not finish. While McGrady was injured for five games with his back injury the Rockets did not win a single game.
Finally on February 20, 2010, McGrady made his first game as a Knick as the Knicks faced the Oklahoma City Thunder at home. He scored 26 points and it was his first 25-point game since January 9, 2009 as he did not play much between because of his back injury.
McGrady has four children, daughters Layla Clarice, Laycee Aloe, and sons Laymen Lamar, Layden, with his wife CleRenda Harris, whom he had dated for 10 years.
Birth Name: Tracy Lamar McGrady, Jr.
Birth: May 24, 1979
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