Nestled among the warm bodies who either have or will audition for the Spurs this offseason comes a blast from the not-so-distant past: former NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady, who worked out at the team’s practice facility earlier this week .
Wojnarowski also reports that the Spurs made no decision about possibly adding McGrady, who will work out for the Knicks today.
Granted, bigs like the one San Antonio could really use don’t magically fall from the sky. (Unless, of course, the Spurs happen to be picking first in the draft.)
But do they really need another perimeter-oriented player? And a broken-down one at that? McGrady enjoyed a minor resurgence in Detroit two seasons ago, averaging 8.0 points in 72 games with the Pistons, before seemingly bottoming out (5.3 ppg) in Atlanta.
Even if T-Mac does have a bit more left in the tank after all those knee injuries, he’s not even a shell of the player who once did this: