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Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 7, 2015 / 5:00 pm

adidas Honors Chinese New Year With “Year Of The Goat” Collection

adidas "Chinese New Year" Collection

Today adidas unveiled their special collection commemorating the 2015 Chinese New Year, the Year of the Goat. Featuring new colorways of the D Rose 5 Boost, T-Mac 3 and D Rose Lakeshore Mid, you can cop this new collection next month. Read More »

Smack / Jan 5, 2015 / 1:40 pm

Paul Pierce Says Carmelo Anthony Is Toughest Cover In Players’ Tribune Post

Carmelo Anthony, Paul Pierce

Kobe Bryant is perhaps the best individual scorer basketball has ever seen. No player in league history boasts the combination of size, athleticism, scoring ability, and playmaking talent of LeBron James. And Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady are the best reasonable facsimiles of Bryant and James that have appeared over the past two decades. But no member of that esteemed quartet is the star who Paul Pierce deems his toughest defensive assignment. In a new post for The Players’ Tribune, the Washington Wizards forward and Boston Celtics legend says no player is harder to guard than Carmelo Anthony. Read More »

NBA, sponsored01 / Dec 22, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Counting Down The Top 10 Moments From NBA Christmas Day: 7-5

Michael Jordan

The NBA isn’t like other professional sports in America; they play on Christmas. Not only do they play, but the games on the national holiday signal a focal point for most NBA observers and a day when it’s finally appropriate to take stock of the first quarter of the NBA season. With Christmas approaching this week, we thought it would make sense to count down the 10 biggest Christmas Day moments in NBA history, culminating in our top two choices on Christmas Eve 2014. Read More »

Video / Dec 11, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Damian Lillard Makes “Rookie” Tracy McGrady Wash Car In Foot Locker Ad

Tracy McGrady, Damian Lillard

Tracy McGrady, Damian Lillard (photo. Foot Locker YouTube)

Tracy McGrady is 35 years-old, but he still feels pretty young. People are treating him that way, too. In this amusing new spot from Foot Locker and adidas, Damian Lillard and an anonymous Chinese teammate task “rookie” T-Mac with washing their cars. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 10, 2014 / 11:30 pm

Thankfully, T-Mac Says He Has No Plans To Return To NBA, Despite Lakers Rumors

Tracy McGrady

Perhaps you’ve read Les Carpenter’s sprawling feature on Tracy McGrady for Bleacher Report. In the piece, T-Mac says he’s “better than half the damn league, anyway,” and notes a fondness for playing with Kobe Bryant and the Lakers: “’This Kobe,’ he says. ‘I could play with him.’” Except in a Facebook post from earlier today, McGrady reiterates that he’s past his playing days. Read More »

Video / Nov 10, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Past Meets Present In Epic Update Of NBA’s Classic “Forever” Commercial

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James (photo. Slamdunk Mixmakin”

Have you ever wondered what Derrick Rose would look like playing with Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan? How Paul George measures up to a prime, healthy Tracy McGrady? If LeBron James’ aerial exploits compare to Julius Erving’s? You won’t ever find out, unfortunately, but this epic update of classic NBA spot “Forever” is the closest you’ll come to doing so. Read More »

Overseas / Oct 7, 2014 / 10:00 am

Video: Tracy McGrady Hits Game-Winner In China

Tracy McGrady

While Tracy McGrady has retired from the NBA, he’s not done hooping. He worked out with Kobe over the summer, but not necessarily for an NBA comeback as he told us in August. Right now, T-Mac is in China participating in the USA Legends Tour with Jason Williams and Aquille Carr, and yesterday he added a flair of the dramatic by knocking down the game-winner. Read More »

Smack / Sep 22, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Bruce Bowen Says T-Mac & Vince Carter “Settled” And Could Have Been Better

Bruce Bowen

Long-time Spurs henchman and three-time NBA champion, Bruce Bowen, can be spotted occasionally on television these days as an NBA analyst for ESPN. The 43 was named the All-Defensive First Team in five consecutive seasons and three more times to the All-Defensive Second Team, so he’s got first-hand knowledge of what it takes to succeed at the NBA level. In a conversation with the San Antonio Express-News‘ Dan McCarney, Bowen says Tracy McGrady and Vince Carter both “settled,” but could have been all-time greats like Kobe Bryant. Read More »

Latest News / Sep 3, 2014 / 9:15 am

Tracy McGrady Works Out With Kobe In Comeback Test

Tracy McGrady

A year after Kobe Bryant was drafted out of Lower Merion High School into the NBA, Tracy McGrady made the jumper when he was selected with the ninth pick in the 1997 Draft by the Raptors. Now, 17 years later, the two worked out together in Southern California so T-Mac could test his body to see if a comeback attempt was possible, Yahoo Sports reports. Read More »

NBA / Aug 15, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Tracy McGrady On His NBA Legacy, Minor League Baseball, & More

Tracy McGrady

The top amateur talent from all over the globe was in attendance this past weekend in Garden Grove, CA for adidas Nations. Two-time NBA Scoring Champion Tracy McGrady stopped by to get in on the action after recently ending his post-basketball stint in Minor League Baseball. Once a top amateur talent himself, the future Hall-of-Famer took the court at Next Level Sports Complex on Sunday afternoon, matching up with Arizona Freshman Stanley Johnson, giving him a few pointers during the afternoon college counselor games in the process.

I had the chance to catch up with T-Mac after he cooled off from playing to talk about his first strikeout as a minor league pitcher, playing with the young guys at Nations, dunking on Shawn Bradley and life after basketball. Read More »