Just a few short months ago Tracy McGrady was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Next month, he’ll be inducted into the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame.
The Magic announced on Thursday that T-Mac, whose average of 28.1 points per game while with the Magic remains the highest in franchise history, will be the seventh member of the organization to earn the honor.
“We are extremely excited to continue our tradition of honoring those who made the most significant contributions to our history with the induction of Tracy McGrady into the Magic Hall of Fame,” said Magic CEO Alex Martins in a statement. “Home grown in Central Florida, T-Mac wowed us with his talent on a nightly basis, while making compassionate contributions in the community.”
In his four season in Orlando, from 2000 to 2004, McGrady blossomed into one of the league’s brightest stars. He led the league in scoring in back-to-back seasons, averaging 32.1 points in 2002-2003 and 28.0 points in 2003-2004. An All-Star each season in Orlando, and a two-time All-NBA First-Team selection, McGrady also averaged 7.0 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.5 steals per game over the four-year span.
The Magic will hold the induction ceremony and honor McGrady the night of their match-up against another of T-Mac’s former teams, the Toronto Raptors.
McGrady will join past inductees Pat Williams, Nick Anderson, Shaquille O’Neal, Rich DeVos, Penny Hardaway and Jimmy Hewitt.
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