Rockets Runnin’ Out of Options as Trade Deadline Looms

February 14th, 2010 by Vikram Dimba Leave a reply »
On Dec. 23, 2009, Tracy McGrady logged in seven minutes of playing time against his former team, the Orlando Magic.

After coming off an impressive double-digit scoring output against the Clippers, he only managed to connect on one of his four shot attempts for two points.

Immediately after that game, McGrady clamored for more minutes, while Adelman blatantly refused to do so.

It was then decided, it was best for both parties to part ways, and end a relationship that showed all the signs of a divorce ever since McGrady opted to have season-ending surgery.

It's been nearly two months from the debacle, and Tracy has yet to be traded.

I don't think anyone expected McGrady to be traded immediately, in fact, had he been traded by now, I'm sure many would have been surprised.

The fact of the matter is, deals come around the deadline, and the Rockets are dead-set on acquiring a high-level talent in return for McGrady.

It first started with the Kevin Martin rumors, which eventually died down as he was injured at the time, and most importantly, the Kings still must consider if Martin can coexist in the same b ...

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