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TRACY McGRADY
#1 GUARD/FORWARD
Born: May 24, 1979 U.S
Height: 6-8 | Weight: 225 lbs


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Born Tracy Lamar McGrady Jr. on May 24, 1979, in Bartow, Florida • He and his wife, CleRenda, have two daughters, Layla Clarice and Laycee Aloa, and two sons, Laymen Lamar and Layden • Named USA Today High School Player of the Year as a senior at Mt. Zion Christian Academy • Cousin of eight-time All-Star Vince Carter • Voted “Favorite Athlete” in a Sports Illustrated For Kids poll • Honored as one of the “Good Guys in Sports” by The Sporting News • Made a humanitarian journey during the summer of 2007 to the refugee camps in Chad, Africa, living among Darfur’s displaced people in hopes of spreading word about their plight and inspiring others to join the cause • Formed the T-Mac Alliance, which is working alongside other notable charitable groups to raise funds in support of education for Sudanese refugees • Made a $75,000 donation that is being used to renovate and build a school in the Djabal Camp in Eastern Chad, naming his alma mater Auburndale (FL) High School as a sister school to the one being built • Continues charitable efforts through his Tracy McGrady Foundation • Hosted the T-Mac Charity Softball Game, which helped raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston, as well as for renovation of technology areas and new libraries for students at Betsy Ross and Kashmere Gardens Elementary Schools in Houston • Also hosts the T-Mac Approach Basketball Camp • Was one of the NBA superstars to participate in the Hurricane Katrina Relief Charity All-Star Game (9/11/05) • Befriended Iran Brown, the youngest victim of the Washington-area sniper shootings • Participates in the Make-A-Wish program • Hosted one young child to spend a day with him at his house as a part of ESPN’s “My Wish Series,” where children with life-threatening illnesses are given their wish to spend a day with their favorite sports superstar • Has hosted a military family during All-Star Weekend.
 
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