Earlier this morning on ESPN’s First Take, the great Tracy McGrady announced his retirement from the NBA. At 34 years old, and after 16 years in the Association, it’s a sad day and the end of an era. After career averages of 19.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.4 assists a game, T-Mac did say he would consider playing overseas. But more than likely, all McGrady-inspired attention will now shift to his Hall of Fame candidacy.

We’ve been watching him since he was a teenager – it’s hard to remember a time before he was in the NBA. His career is an illustrious one. We’ve covered T-Mac’s 10 Greatest Dunks already, but we wanted to go a little deeper. Here are the 10 greatest moments that have defined T-Mac’s legend:

10. 2003: T-Mac unloads the self-pass off-glass against his former team in Orlando:

9. 2012: McGrady’s debut in the Chinese Basketball Association – he lets everyone know who’s boss (34 points, 8 assists, 9 rebounds):

8. T-Mac’s sick 360 reverse layup in traffic against the Cavs:

7. 2009: McGrady returns to the Rockets and detonates a massive lefty-handed dunk on Tyrus Thomas’ face:

6. 2002: McGrady LOVED to play against the Wizards. MJ was out following knee surgery, but T-Mac still erupted for 50 points:

5. Then a few years later… he dropped a career-high 62 on the Wizards…

4. T-Mac’s fast-break tea bag dunk on the Bulls’ Kornel David

3. 2005: THE DUNK on Shawn Bradley in the playoffs. This is just disgusting:

2. The legendary high school adidas ABCD Camp dunk that put T-Mac on the map

1. 2004: The grandaddy of all T-Mac performances … McGrady explodes for 13 points in 35 seconds to upend the San Antonio Spurs:

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