Friday December 12th, 2014

Word circulated earlier this week that Tracy McGrady was interested in an NBA comeback, at least according to Bleacher Report. In a lengthy feature by Les Carpenter, the seven-time All-Star said, "The thing is, I can still go, man. My body is still in shape. I can go. It’s about opportunity, though. … I want no limits on who I am and what I can do, not stand in the corner and shoot jump shots. I want to be involved." McGrady backed off those comments later in the week, saying he's "happily retired" but there appears to still be a flicker of doubt. I took this opportunity to collect some of McGrady's best photos, from his days as a high school prospect at Mt. Zion Christian Academy in North Carolina through the 2013 NBA Finals while a reserve on the Spurs.

Tracy McGrady, Mt. Zion Christian Academy (1997) :: Jim Gund/SI

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Tracy McGrady, Mt. Zion Christian Academy (1997) :: Jim Gund/SI


Tracy McGrady, Mt. Zion Christian Academy (1997) :: Jim Gund/SI

Tracy McGrady, Mt. Zion Christian Academy (1997) :: Jim Gund/SI

Tracy McGrady, Mt. Zion Christian Academy (1997) :: Jim Gund/SI

Tracy McGrady and Vince Carter (1999) :: Michael O'Neill/SI

Tracy McGrady and Vince Carter (1999) :: Michael O'Neill/SI

Tracy McGrady (2000) :: Getty Images

Kobe Bryant and Tracy McGrady (2001) :: Getty Images

 

Tracy McGrady (2002) :: Bill Frakes/SI

Tracy McGrady and Michael Jordan (2003) :: Simon Bruty/SI

Tracy McGrady (2004) :: Walter Iooss Jr./SI

Tracy McGrady and Vince Carter (2010) :: Getty Images

Tracy McGrady (2012) :: Getty Images

Tracy McGrady (2013) :: Getty Images

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