Desperate times call for desperate measures. In the case of Tracy McGrady and the Detroit Pistons, the overwhelming sense of desperation has produced an unlikely marriage.
The Pistons inked the former All-Star guard to a one-year, $1.3 million dollar contract in a signing first reported by Yahoo! Sports.
Depending on exactly what he has left in the tank McGrady isn't likely to have much an impact at the end of the day. The Pistons are hoping the addition of a big name will provide at least a brief spark in attendance.
Meanwhile, McGrady is hopeful that he will get minutes and plenty of opportunities to touch the ball and launch ill-advised shots.
Here's a look at why the McGrady experiment is destined to be unsuccessful.