Former Magic G Tracy McGrady Says MJ "AXED" Pippen-McGrady Trade in 1997

We are hearing SOOO many interesting stories now that ESPN is airing the Last Dance documentary, detailing the final season of the Bulls dynasty in the late 90's. This is another that is shocking when you think of what could've been in pairing MJ with T-Mac. Below is what McGrady detailed on ESPN's b-ball show, The Jump.

McGrady, via ESPN:

What a lot of people don’t know about that night is that Jerry Krause was actually trying to make a trade for me and Scottie Pippen in it. And MJ called and axed that whole deal.
They brought me in for a secret meeting. Yes. They did.
It was a couple days before the draft. I flew in to Chicago to meet with those guys.
It was all secret. It was all secretive, and it didn’t get out. Read more here.


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