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Doubts grow over Tracy McGrady's future as Eagles flop

Tracy McGrady

Ex-NBA star Tracy McGrady arrived in China to a hero's welcome but after seven straight defeats and the sacking of his coach and a high-profile teammate, the media are wondering how soon he will leave.

Thursday, 13 December, 2012, 3:39am

Ex-NBA's Tracy McGrady denies money a factor in China move

Tracy McGrady (centre) arrives at Liuting International Airport in Qingdao last week. Photo: Xinhua

Two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady has denied money was a factor in his decision to join the Qingdao Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).

“I played 15 years in the NBA,” the CBA’s highest-profile import told the China Daily newspaper. “I made a lot of money. No, money has nothing to do with it.”

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

McGrady’s China move earns NBA plaudits

Two-times NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady. Photo: EPA

Two-times NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady’s decision to extend his career in China gives the league its most successful player to date and has earned widespread praise.

“I think it is a great idea,” NBA commissioner David Stern told the China Daily. “The CBA has become a place where players can extend their careers, and that’s a wonderful thing.”

18 Oct 2012 - 4:09pm

Sports Digest, October 11, 2012

NBA ace Tracy McGrady agrees to join Qingdao

11 Oct 2012 - 5:12am

Short Sport, October 10, 2012

Qingdao DoubleStar home in on McGrady

10 Oct 2012 - 3:30am

New sites found with link to phony university

An investigation by Education Post has uncovered two locally based websites with suspected links to the man behind the distance learning centre exposed last month for running degrees from non-existent or unlicensed universities.

8 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

C'mon NBA, give us your all-stars again

In previous years, we had summer visits from all-stars like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. This year, maybe all the big basketball stars are burned out after the Olympics, so we're getting a slightly lower tier of NBA players touring and promoting their wares.

4 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Tracy McGrady

T-Mac fact file

Height: 6'8'

Weight: 101 kilograms

Birthdate: May 24, 1979

Birthplace: Bartow, Florida

High School: Mount Zion

Christian Academy

Voted 'Favourite Athlete' in a Sports Illustrated children's poll in 2004.

4 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Shark's fin soup a hit with NBA star

NBA star Tracy McGrady [known as T-Mac], who drew a crazy crowd at Wan Chai's Southorn Stadium yesterday, says the city's shark's fin soup had impressed him.

The Houston Rockets shooting guard is visiting Hong Kong for the second time. This was the final stop of his four-city tour in Asia to promote Adidas.

1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

T-Mac is back

Following hot on the heels of LeBron James, legendary NBA point guard Tracy McGrady will show off his explosive skills in a three-on-three game at the Southorn Stadium in Wan Chai on August 31.

'T-Mac' - the former NBA scoring champion - will be in town from August 30 to September 1 and Young Post readers can have a close-up view of his powerful style.

15 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Dream team bounces through

Yet more big-time NBA stars are rolling through town. Later this month, adidas is bringing Tracy McGrady (right) back for another Asian tour. The former NBA scoring champion will be in town from August 30 to September 1.

8 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Rocket launch

NBA star Tracy McGrady, of the Houston Rockets, arrived in town yesterday as part of a promotional tour that also included stops in Beijing and Shanghai. Arriving over an hour late, McGrady was greeted by about 20 fans at the entrance of the Grand Hyatt Hotel, where he is staying.

1 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

T-Mac's back

Fans of NBA superstar Tracy McGrady have the opportunity to see the Houston Rockets player take part in three-on-three basketball with locals during his visit to Hong Kong next week.

Organisers of the four-city Asia tour hope to set up short-sided, street-style contests when 'T-Mac' appears at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) on Wednesday night.

22 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

2 Minutes with ...

SUSIE BOUDWIN

The co-captain of the Houston Rockets Power Dancers. She and some of her fellow dancers were in town this week as part of NBA Madness, celebrating the start of the NBA Finals.

How do you become a Houston Rockets Power Dancer?

12 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Best foot forward

Tracy McGrady showed off his new T-Mac 4 shoes in NBA exhibition games in Shanghai and Beijing last month. As a special treat for his fans in Hong Kong, McGrady has autographed a pair of shoes which will be on display at the newly opened Royal Sporting House in Park Lane, Tsim Sha Tsui from today until December 5. The shoes are now on sale for $1,090.

22 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

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