As of 12:01am this morning, Free Agency is here!
Basketball fans now must anxiously wait to see who their favorite NBA teams will acquire.
While every General Manager thinks his team will get a big-time player like Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, Amare Stoudermire, Chris Bosh…etc. The majority of free agency will be dealing with role-players.
One role player in particular that will be the topic of much debate is Tracy McGrady.
The 13 year NBA veteran recently turned 31- years-old and finished last season playing for the New York Knicks.
T-Mac had been an All-Star player for the Houston Rockets since the 2004-2005 season, but in recent years has seen a huge drop-off in his game. Injuries plagued McGrady last seasons with the Rockets and it was time for a change.
On February 18, 2010, T-Mac was traded to the New York Knicks. T-Mac only played in 24 games last season for the Knicks.
Unfortunately, T-Mac is a risk for NBA teams because of the injuries. No player has had more injuries in the last decade other than Grant Hill. Plus his skill-set has dropped off significantly in the recent years.
There is no way T-Mac is going to make the estimated $21.1 he made in the 09-10 season. But despite the risks that come with him, he will get picked up by someone. And here is why…