Basketball Hall of Famer, Tracy McGrady, is rejoining the Orlando Magic as a special assistant to team CEO Alex Martins. The former Orlando Magic player played from 2000 to 2004 and made the All-Star Game all four seasons, was named Most Improved Player in the 2000 – 2001 season and won two scoring titles.
In a statement, McGrady expressed his excitement over his new position, stating “I am thrilled to be back where I truly made a name for myself – with the Orlando Magic. The DeVos family and the entire organization have always done everything in a first – class manner and I am excited to be able to help them with whatever they may need.”
McGrady will work with players and coaches, advise the front office and help in promotional activities for the G League’s Lakeland Magic.
The team CEO also made a statement on McGrady’s new position, stating, “Having Tracy McGrady, a perennial All-Star and a Hall-of-Famer, on our staff is tremendous for our entire organization. Whether it will be on the court with the team or in the Central Florida community, Tracy’s knowledge, experience and stature will be a incredible asset for our players and our organization. We are extremely excited to bring him back home.”