Tracy McGrady on the Pistons: `My game will do all the talking`
“My game this season will do all the talking I need to do now,” McGrady told FanHouse Friday when reached on his cell phone. "There’s no need for me to say anything else at this point.”
If McGrady treats the Detroit Pistons’ system like an all-you-can-shoot-buffet, if he believes the season is all about his redemption, if he demands a set amount of minutes, touches, and field goal attempts, then this chip is a negative.
However, if McGrady facilitates for others, if he uses his length, size, and athleticism to defend, if he stuffs the stat-sheet like when he was with the Toronto Raptors, then this chip is a positive.
Bottom line: McGrady may never find his past form. He must accept this. He must move on. He must play a role for Detroit.
If he can do this successfully, a contender may consider him as a sixth-man, game-changer for 2012.
Then his career will have been salvaged. And then the chip on his shoulder will have been a positive.
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