Several current and former players congratulated the seven-time All-Star on social media prior to his induction ceremony in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The game will always be about buckets. When it comes to buckets, there was nobody like T-Mac. FOH, number 1 in the HOF. Respect OG— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) September 8, 2017
One of our games greatest players. It was an honor lining up against you. Congrts on going into the HALL. #HOF#TMAC pic.twitter.com/f0fazYIKoj— DWade (@DwyaneWade) September 9, 2017
Def gonna watch my guy @Real_T_Mac go in to the HOF! Took me in as a youngin and let me stay at his house and work out with him. He (cont)— Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) September 8, 2017
always made the game look so easy ( and it was) but I saw the work he put in up close. Another one of my favorites ever! #SaluteMac— Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) September 8, 2017
The three teams for which McGrady starred most prominently throughout his 15-year career also saluted the two-time scoring champ.
Congratulations on your Basketball Hall of Fame Induction, Tracy!— Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) September 9, 2017
Orlando is so proud of you! 💙 pic.twitter.com/1N5yiVZEdQ
McGrady, who joins Moses Malone as the only current Hall of Famers to enter pro basketball directly from high school, owns career averages of 19.6 points per game, 5.6 rebounds per game and 4.4 assists per game.
-- Nick Ostiller