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Tracy McGrady
Tracy McGrady
Position: None
Born: 05/24/79
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Kobe scores one point in the first half. McGrady has 21. The Magic are beating the Lakers. He’s finally at the bottom of the ocean. “I remember sitting in the locker room at halftime and saying to myself, ‘You know what, you may lose everything in life because of the situation that you put yourself in,'” Kobe recalls. “‘You may lose your family, your freedom, but I’ll be damned if I lose basketball. Because this shit I can control.’ “Sitting in that locker room, that’s where I made the decision, fuck it. I can’t control any of that other stuff. But I’m going to take these motherfuckers out.” He scored 24 points in the fourth quarter and locked down McGrady, and the Lakers won in overtime. “After the game, I go back to the house and pick all my shit up,” he says. “I take my motorcycle and go to a motel.”
Did he notice anything different about Kobe that night? “He wasn’t as aggressive in the first half,” McGrady says. “That I remember.” I tell him the story of what really happened before the game. McGrady is stunned. “It was that game?” McGrady says. “Oh, man. “Listen, I knew this cat was insane. He fucking went through that trial and was coming back and forth and was still fucking going nuts. That right there, I knew he was obsessed with basketball, like this was his fucking life.”
“People say there’s no such thing as a dumb question, but there are dumb questions,” Sager said last week. “I always remember the one with Pop where I was standing underneath the basket with [Spurs public relations executive] Tom James getting ready to interview Tim Duncan [after the game], and all of a sudden Tracy McGrady scored [13] points in the last [35] seconds and the Rockets beat San Antonio. “We were live, so I go I had to go talk to Pop, and I go, ‘How did Tracy McGrady get so hot?’ [Popovich said], ‘What? You asked the dumbest question ever. How the hell do I know how he got so hot? What the hell kind of question is that?’ He just kind of blew up. It was crazy. I sat there days later and I came up and he said, ‘That was the dumbest question I’ve ever heard. How am I supposed to know how he got hot?’