Tracy McGrady: ‘I Know I’m Not Healthy’

by March 15, 2010

The NY Post has T-Mac’s discouraging (but wholly unsurprising) quotes about the status of his health: “Tracy McGrady has waved the red flag. He has come to the realization his left-knee pain probably won’t ease this season and that fans won’t get to see the old T-Mac until next season. But McGrady said he believes if he stays healthy enough to play and help the team in small ways, such as a playmaker and rebounder, then he will get a contact somewhere next season. But as far as the acrobatic artist and dominant go-to guy, forget about it. ‘I know I’m not healthy,’ McGrady said at FedEx Forum after a four-point outing vs. Memphis Friday. ‘I’m not healthy to go out there and be as effective as I wanted to be every night. It’s not happening and I have to have patience with it. I’m not going to allow myself to get discouraged and not believe it’s going to get better when I truly believe it is.’ If McGrady’s audition doesn’t get better, Knicks team president Donnie Walsh has to decide whether he is worth the gamble and evaluate whether he will have new legs next season.”