Former NBA star Tracy Mcgrady has made the Sugar Land Skeeters opening day roster. Manager Gary Gaetti: “Tracy is on the team.”
— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) April 23, 2014
The former Houston Rockets star is trying his hand in baseball, after retiring from basketball a few months ago. Manager of the Sugar Land Skeeters, Gary Gaetti, told Berman, “Tracy is on the team. He’s just done what needed to be done since the idea came about. He showed enough progress. He showed enough ability and we’re going to see where this goes.”
McGrady, 34, last played in the NBA for the San Antonio Spurs (2013), but is most well known for his time with the Houston Rockets (2004-2010). The 7-time All-Star also played for the Toronto Raptors (1997-2000), Orlando Magic (2000-2004), New York Knicks (2010), Detroit Pistons (2010-2011), and the Atlanta Hawks (2011-2012). He finished his career averaging 19.6 points per game.
The Sugar Land Skeeters will open up their season this Thursday night at Constellation Field with the Lancaster Barnstormers coming to town.