We linked to this in Smack, but it’s so good I just had to throw it up again. I remember watching Tracy McGrady in Toronto, looking like a sleepy-eyed Gumby. He was all raw. Insane wingspan. Leaning runners. Huge blocks. Out-of-nowhere putbacks. No one believed he’d ever become the best scorer and possibly the best all-around player in the game. But I was definitely intrigued, especially after the Raptors finally made the playoffs in 2000 against New York. In Game 1, Vince Carter struggled, shooting 3-for-20. T-Mac? He only unleashed a 25-point, 10-rebound gem.
What would’ve happened had he stayed in Toronto?
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