Following the announcement that Allen Iverson was going to officially retire from the NBA, Tracy McGrady has followed suit. His career started in 1997 after being drafted out of high school. “It’s been 16 years playing the game I love. I’ve had a great run, but it’s time for it to come to an end,” McGrady said on ESPN’s “First Take.”
Although McGrady’s career was plagued by injury, it wasn’t without a significant string highlights. He was a seven-time All-Star, seven-time All-NBA pick, and two-time scoring champ. During his final season with the San Antonio Spurs, McGrady was trying to work his way back on to the courts while he attempted to recover from an injury in his back. He says that he can still play, but was disappointed in not being able to offer enough to bring the Spurs another championship.
Tray McGrady started his career strong with the Toronto Raptors. He later signed a deal with adidas and had his own signature line—the adidas T-Mac. The final installment of his signature line, the adidas T-Mac 6, was introduced in 2006 while McGrady played for the Rockets. The sneaker was the most advanced in the line and featured a redesigned outsole that had great support and stability. The shoe’s Ground Control System gave the player versatility and movement on the court.
Now that he is retired, would you like to see his any of signature line return that has not been retroed? Would the technology stand the test of time with today’s standards? Let us know and keep it locked at Sneaker Report.