Let Us Not Forget: Tracy McGrady’s Historical Fourth Quarter Against the Spurs

Today, former perennial NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady called it quits on a prolific but injury-plagued career as he made an appearance ESPN‘s First Take this morning to make the not-so-surprising announcement. McGrady retires with career averages of almost of 19.4 ppg, 5.6 rpg, 4.6 apg, he also was able secure back-to-back scoring titles in the 2003 and 2004 NBA seasons. In the early-to-mid 2000’s, when he played for the Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets there wasn’t a more exciting and thrilling player to watch as he scored in bundles with seemingly little effort. A mark of McGrady’s greatness was when he helped the Rockets in a 2004 game against the San Antonio Spurs overcome a ten-point deficit in the last 40 seconds of the fourth quarter. McGrady scored 13 points in 35 seconds to beat a Spurs team with three future Hall-of-Famers, all of whom were in their prime. Pure magic. Watch above! Let us not forget!

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