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Former NBA player Tracy McGrady transitioned into the world of sports analysis when he joined ESPN in February 2016. He assumed the role of an NBA analyst, where he frequently appears on ESPN’s “The Jump,” hosted by Rachel Nichols, and provides in-depth analysis for various news and information programming, including “SportsCenter.”
In preparation for the 2016-17 NBA season, it was announced that Tracy McGrady would become a part of “NBA Countdown’s” Wednesday edition, ESPN’s pregame show. In this role, he collaborated with host Michelle Beadle and fellow analysts Jalen Rose and Chauncey Billups to offer pregame insights and commentary.
Tracy McGrady’s impressive basketball career includes two NBA scoring champion titles and two selections to the All-NBA First Team. Additionally, he earned the distinction of seven NBA All-Star appearances. He began his NBA journey as the 9th overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft, starting with the Toronto Raptors, where he played until 2000. Throughout his career, he also made notable contributions to teams like the Orlando Magic and the Houston Rockets. Tracy’s final NBA season was with the Atlanta Hawks during the 2011-12 season. His transition to the role of an NBA analyst allowed him to continue sharing his expertise and insights with basketball enthusiasts.