Tracy Lamar McGrady Jr is a basketball player from the United States. He is a retired seven-time NBA All-Star who now works as a basketball analyst for ESPN.
|Real Name/Full Name:||Tracy Lamar McGrady Jr.|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Birth Date:||24 May 1979|
|Birth Place:||Bartow, Florida, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Clerenda McGrady (m. 2006)|
|Profession:||Former professional basketball player|
|Net Worth in 2022:||$75 million|
Tracy McGrady Biography
Tracy McGrady was born on May 24, 1979, in Bartow, Florida, to Melanise Williford. In Auburndale, he was raised by his mother and grandmother. Since his childhood, he has played basketball at Auburndale High School and Mount Zion Christian Academy in North Carolina.
Before marrying Clerenda Harris in 2006, McGrady dated her for ten years. Layla Clarice, Layden, Laycee Aloe, and Laymen Lamar are their four children.
Tracy McGrady Age, Height, Weight
Tracy McGrady was born on May 24, 1979, and is 43 years old as of 2022. His height is 2.03 meters and his weight is 102 kilograms.
In the 1997 NBA Draft, he was selected by the Toronto Raptors. Vince Carter, his cousin, was drafted into the same two, and the two became quite the courtroom duo. He signed a $67.5 million contract with the Orlando Magic after leaving the Toronto Raptors. In the 2000-01 season, his outstanding play earned him his first All-NBA selection. He was named to his second All-NBA team the following season. This time, he was named to the First Team.
In 2002-03, he won his first scoring title. He was traded to the Houston Rockets in 2004. He eventually signed a $63 million dollar contract with them, securing his spot on the team for three more years. That year, he had one of his most memorable performances, scoring 13 points in the final 35 seconds against the San Antonio Spurs, leading the Rockets to a victory.McGrady was plagued by injuries beginning in the 2005-06 season and was thus frequently absent from games.
Doctors eventually performed arthroscopic surgery on him to relieve his pain and injuries. He also had microfracture surgery during the 2008-09 season, which kept him out for the rest of the season. He played for the New York Knicks, the Detroit Pistons, the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles, and the San Antonio Spurs between 2010 and 2013, before retiring in 2013. In 2003, he joined the United States men’s national basketball team and competed in the FIBA Americas Championship 2003 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Tracy McGrady Achievements and Awards
He won the NBA scoring title twice, in 2004 and 2005. He was an NBA All-Star seven times, in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007. He was named to the All-NBA Team seven times: in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2007. In 2001, he was named the NBA’s Most Improved Player. In 2013, he was named a CBA All-Star. In 2017, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Tracy McGrady’s Net Worth in 2023
Tracy McGrady’s net worth is estimated to be $75 million as of March 2023. This staggering amount of wealth is largely due to his long NBA career. His contracts with the various teams have significantly contributed to his wealth. His work as an ESPN analyst also contributes to his current income.
In his prime, Tracy McGrady was a basketball sensation. He had an extremely impressive track record of turning his teams into winners. He is still remembered and revered among basketball fans for his outstanding performances both with his teammates and as a solo player on the court. Aside from his career, he is heavily involved in charitable work. Tracy remains active in his favorite sport by working as an expert analyst for ESPN.