posted on Oct, 24 2004 @ 09:56 AM
Tracy McGrady insists Orlando Magic general manager John Weisbrod was transferring blame by saying players failed to take responsibility for an
McGrady - traded to the Houston Rockets in June - discussed the frustrating season before an exhibition game in Orlando Saturday night. He sat out the
game, though, as coach Jeff Van Gundy wanted to rest him and look at other shooting guards and small forwards.
The Magic finished 21-61, with a team-record 19 straight early losses. Weisbrod expressed concern over a lack of effort by the players. He took a
parting shot at the two-time scoring champion after the trade, implying McGrady wasn't capable of leading a winning team.