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T-Mac Says He Considered Using PEDs (Pg. 7); Says He Could've Won Ring In TOR. (P6); Thinks He's A Hall Of Famer (P4); Retirement On 1st Take (P3)


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#41 PhillyLaker24

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Posted June 23, 2013 - 01:23 PM

He was mediocre in his prime.

 

I have no idea why so many of you like the guy so much.  He's ado-nothing player that fizzled when things got tough for him and failed to ever really improve his game at any point after being drafted.  He's a run of the mill player.

 

32/7/6 on 46%

 

27/8/5 on 46%

 

28/8/5 on 46%

 

28/6/6 on 42%

 

Yea those are run of the mill numbers.

 

I am not a tmac fan never was and never will be, but he was a pretty dirty player at the top of his game back in the day. Really was Kobe's rival back in the day


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Posted June 23, 2013 - 03:18 PM

^ It's about damn time. I was shocked hardly any of you were stepping up to challenge fido's claims and still am there haven't been more. Usually when that outrageous of a statement is made, an avalanche comes in.


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#43 PhillyLaker24

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Posted June 23, 2013 - 04:08 PM

^ It's about damn time. I was shocked hardly any of you were stepping up to challenge fido's claims and still am there haven't been more. Usually when that outrageous of a statement is made, an avalanche comes in.

 

Glad I am the one that had the courage to stand up to big bad fido lol I kid, I kid.

 

I am not a tmac fan or anything and really dont feel bad he didnt get a ring, but he deserves some credit for what he did in the league. He used to be a force to reckon with before his injuries. I know a lot of die hard t-mac fans, actually I know more tmac fans then lebron or even kobe fans, seems weird to me. I have no idea maybe its because they played with him a lot on video games or something when they were younger. Never really understood the huge fandom this guy had, guess I was too busy witnessing what kobe was doing.


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Posted June 23, 2013 - 04:09 PM

^ He also had several rather popular shoes I remember. That contributed to his major popularity at those times as well.


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Posted August 26, 2013 - 12:20 PM

It's official. T-Mac has retired:

 

Tracy McGrady retires from NBA


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Posted August 26, 2013 - 12:26 PM

There was a huge T-Mac debate already in another thread. To say he was mediocre in his prime is the most closed minded thing ever. You can't argue with the facts, his stats were elite. Scoring, rebounding, assisting, he was an elite wing player.

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Posted August 26, 2013 - 12:27 PM

According to Kobe at his Nokia Center tell all, prime T-Mac gave him the most problems

Dude was a g in his prime, you're either a fool or REALLY despise him (probably because of the "Kobe or T-Mac" debates back in the day) to think otherwise

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Posted August 26, 2013 - 12:44 PM

Man, T-Mac was my guy...wish he would've gone out with a ring.


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Posted August 26, 2013 - 12:53 PM

Did any of you ever cop any of his shoes?


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Posted August 26, 2013 - 01:32 PM

Did any of you ever cop any of his shoes?

I had his hightops red adidas forgot what they were called. Will Orlando Magics retire his jersey?

76ers should definitely retire Allen Iverson Jersey.



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Posted August 26, 2013 - 01:34 PM

Sadly I don't think any team will retire his jersey. He wasn't quite there long enough arguably to warrant it anywhere.

 

Iverson though, I would think the Sixers would, but that'll remain to be seen.


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Posted August 26, 2013 - 07:57 PM

He was overrated. He was a superstar years ago, but even then.



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Posted August 26, 2013 - 11:19 PM

Officially announced his retirement on First Take, that's interesting.

 


Edited by    , August 26, 2013 - 11:21 PM.

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Posted August 27, 2013 - 05:17 PM

Anyone who believes Tracy McGrady is overrated is like saying Penny Hardaway was nothing amazing.  Both players unfortunately had their career's cut short due to injuries and personally I grew up watching McGrady near his prime and it was up their with watching guys like Kobe and Durant at times from a scoring perspective.  I mean common even Kobe Bean Bryant...

 


Edited by lakers1o1, August 27, 2013 - 05:18 PM.

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Posted August 27, 2013 - 05:44 PM

During Kobe's prime years and T-Mac's Rocket days, it was fun watching them go head to head.



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Posted August 27, 2013 - 08:44 PM

That was my favorite era in nba. Shaq, Kobe, Tmac, Allen Iverson, Vince Carter, Paul Pierce, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Andre Miller, Steve Francis, Jason Kidd, and others I'm sure I'm forgetting...
All in their primes, taking over games on any given night.

Loved watching the nba back then

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Posted August 28, 2013 - 07:09 AM

The guys I grew up watching to are dwindling one by one. Soon, none are them are going to be in the NBA. Good luck T-Mac. I enjoyed watching you.


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Posted August 28, 2013 - 07:15 AM

If anything he stepped up after being Carer's sidekick in Toronto when moving to Toronto. I can agree he wilted under pressure, but we often times cut certain players some slack when they play in dismal teams, those Orlando teams were very bad. Although personally as for those "Kobe vs T-Mac" debates back in the day, I never bought into it. T-Mac was a great athlete like so many before and after him, but I never really thought he would achieve greatness.

 

Like so many from the post- Jordan era, he made some impact, but definitely nothing that will be remembered.



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Posted August 28, 2013 - 07:29 AM

Tmac in his prime was very similar to durant today. How anyone can say he wasnt a beast is beyond me...

 

Prime Tmac was better than Durant and more exciting to watch.


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Posted August 28, 2013 - 09:16 AM

Should've retired 3 years ago.


MDA is an offensive genius. I hope he sticks to his guns and keeps doing what he does best: Run and Gun. That's the only way to coach.





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