For what it’s worth a newspaper in Canada is reporting that Detroit is making a push for Tracy McGrady.
“And, speaking of major trade possibilities, there’s a blockbuster brewing in the NBA, too.
The Detroit Pistons, we hear, are making a big pitch to the Houston Rockets for perennial all-star Tracy McGrady.” Via The Metro News Hat Tip MLive
I have always been skeptical of reports of “we hear,” especially when they come out of a paper less likely to break the big story. What kind of scoop does a paper out of Toronto have that nobody else does other than the fact the McGrady played for the Raps back in the day?
UPDATE: A Sherrod Blakely of MLIVE
“A report out of Detroit indicated the Pistons were close to getting a deal done that would land them Houston’s Tracy McGrady.
Sources I spoke with this morning confirmed that the story is not true. In fact, the two teams haven’t had any type of talks with each other in quite some time. Last I checked, telepathic deals aren’t allowed in the NBA.
Maybe this rumor was planted to get both sides talking again.”