Tracy McGrady dominates 97 Magic Roundball HS Game against Lamar Odom
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I remember when J-Dilla passed and “Donuts” was released a lot of great producers from Pharrell to Kanye spoke about Dilla’s influence on them and why he’s know as “your favorite producers favorite producer.” That’s how I label Penny Hardaway – your favorite players favorite player. Tracy McGrady was no exception in high school and when you watch this video of the young T-Mac dominating the 97 Magic Johnson Roundball Classic with other future pros like Lamar Odom, Ricky Davis, Melvin Ely, Khalid El-Amin and Dion Glover, you can see that all-around Anfernee influence.
“I’ve said this many times, Tracy McGrady is the most gifted natural athlete I have ever seen,” Sonny Vaccaro explains. “Everything he does on the court is natural, god-given ability. He has been blessed with that talent.”