Thursday , Mar , 18 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

McGrady to miss rest of road trip

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) – Orlando Magic guard Tracy McGrady is expected
to miss the remainder of the team’s road trip to attend the funeral of his

McGrady learned of the death before Wednesday’s game against Golden State and
scored just 18 points on 5-of-14 shooting in a 110-85 loss. He admitted after
the game that it was a distraction.

“I have a lot on my mind,” said McGrady, who also had 10 assists. “I was not
really into the game tonight. Instead, I just wanted to get my guys going. I
just had a lot of other things going on off the court.”

McGrady is averaging a league-high 28.2 points in 66 games this season. He
will miss contests against Portland and Seattle this weekend.