Tracy McGrady's 13 points in 33 seconds deserves a deep rewind

  • Published: 27 April 2019
  • It’s December 9th, 2004, in Houston, Texas. Less than a third of the way through the regular season, the surging 16-4 Spurs are taking on the middling 8-11 Rockets. San Antonio is inbounding the ball up 2 points with 11.2 seconds left. But just a half-minute ago the Spurs were in full control up eight points.

    We’re used to this Spurs team. Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan continue to show why this team is a favorite to win their second championship in three years. Their opponents on the other hand verge on unrecognizable. A new arena, new jerseys, and a new look roster haven’t hidden the blemishes of this Rockets team. But with Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady, if nothing else, they’ve been very exciting and are looking to add themselves to the list of threats in the conference.

    So how did we get to this point so quickly: a team known for their stingy defense squandered an overwhelming lead? We’re about to reach the peak of a moment that’s regarded as one of the greatest individual comebacks in NBA History, but to get there and the moments leading up to the climb let’s rewind.

    Written and produced by Joe Ali
    Directed and edited by Alex Hawley


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Comments • 1 187

  • Drew K
    Drew K  2 days back

    I remember watching this game -

    • Xx_Paublo_Xx Xx_890_Xx
      Xx_Paublo_Xx Xx_890_Xx  1 weeks back

      How it's it fair that Jeremy Lin gets treated bad and Yao Ming gets treated good like how!!!

      • Jared Frye
        Jared Frye  2 weeks back

        Walking bucket forever. My favorite player of all time. T-Mac 1s and 2s are the filthiest shoes ever made.

        • Tsalis Abida Nurdin
          Tsalis Abida Nurdin  2 weeks back

          McGrady Mr. Buckets

          • K9_Commandment
            K9_Commandment  2 weeks back

            Damn this is where 2k got Shanghai

            • George Stamatinos
              George Stamatinos  2 weeks back

              Imagine leaving this game with 1 minute left in the 4th?

              • kingdudeh
                kingdudeh  2 weeks back

                Kyrie game winner 2016 deserves a rewind

                • Gee Garcia
                  Gee Garcia  3 weeks back

                  Damn I miss this era of basketball... 90s and early 2000s were golden years for me watching NBA Basketball. Almost every team at least one certified star and aside from the Lakers and Bulls having won multiple championships, some teams improved and got deep into playoffs and even won a title or two (Rockets, Pistons, Heat, and even Spurs before they became Dynasty after 1999.)

                  • Alternate Selfie
                    Alternate Selfie  3 weeks back

                    Kawhi Leonard’s game 7 buzzer beater and then winning the championship needs a deep rewind

                    • Trey Nixen
                      Trey Nixen  3 weeks back

                      most clutch sequence ever.. Behind '98 game 6

                      • Hoodie Fam CGN
                        Hoodie Fam CGN  3 weeks back

                        When he mentioned the Shanghai Sharks I got bad flashbacks to 2k19 my career

                        • Cyborg
                          Cyborg  4 weeks back

                          i cant tell if thats his hair line or the black background

                          • Connor Chambers
                            Connor Chambers  4 weeks back

                            just have to say it yao is my favorite player ever🤷🏽‍♂️

                            • 49erfaithful
                              49erfaithful  4 weeks back

                              yao ming is amazing and is one of the only people that make shaq look small and all those other tall centers in that all star picture

                              • 49erfaithful
                                49erfaithful  4 weeks back

                                George kittle's record-breaking season deserves a deep rewind

                                • unbornmetal
                                  unbornmetal  4 weeks back

                                  The scores was so low back then

                                  • James Park
                                    James Park  4 weeks back

                                    0:50 yeah if you're 12 years old

                                    • Carlito Brigante
                                      Carlito Brigante  1 months back

                                      LONG LIVE THE LEGEND OF T-MAC!!!

                                      • Duane
                                        Duane  1 months back

                                        I love these breakdowns! Keep em’ coming!

                                        • Tommy Veee
                                          Tommy Veee  1 months back

                                          I can only imagine how livid pops was at Brown for fumbling the ball at such a key moment. LOL!! Pops must've been just screaming like there's no tomorrow HAHA

                                          • Ryan Ho
                                            Ryan Ho  1 months back

                                            this guy turned a 33 second clip into a 15 minute video

                                            • Abel Mendez
                                              Abel Mendez  1 months back

                                              New guy sucks

                                              • Jamal Armstrong
                                                Jamal Armstrong  1 months back

                                                Damn you yapped half the damn video geesh

                                                • Drug Enforcement Administration

                                                  Turns 33 seconds into 15 min

                                                  • Ariel Lopez
                                                    Ariel Lopez  1 months back

                                                    My favorite player in the 2K's... Then injury took him down at the end of the decade.
                                                    I've seen those 13 pts in 33 secs more than any other replay ever...

                                                    • murkish
                                                      murkish  1 months back

                                                      Loved this one!

                                                      • Manimar Druselle Operio
                                                        Manimar Druselle Operio  1 months back

                                                        Rockets won the game, but Spurs moved on to win the Finals against Pistons.

                                                        • John Patrick Henry Ong
                                                          John Patrick Henry Ong  1 months back

                                                          How about Ron Artest's putback game winner against Phoenix in the WCF in 2010 for the Lakers? That might be good rewinder material 😁

                                                          • Leroy Rodgers
                                                            Leroy Rodgers  1 months back

                                                            My past decisions need a deep rewind lol.

                                                            • UnoriginalName
                                                              UnoriginalName  1 months back

                                                              I’m a Spurs fan. This is still one of the coolest moments that I’ve seen in basketball history.

                                                              • Flightless Bird
                                                                Flightless Bird  1 months back

                                                                Imagine if Orlando kept its stars they would have had prime shaq prime penny hardaway prime grant hill and prime t-mac

                                                                • kj8491
                                                                  kj8491  1 months back

                                                                  Imagine being on the game where historic comeback happend and leaving it 1 minute earlier ...

                                                                  • Jeremiah Narcisse
                                                                    Jeremiah Narcisse  1 months back

                                                                    Not tryna belittle tmac's performance but people tend to forget paul millsap's 11 points in 28 seconds which was just as impressive

                                                                    • Manual Jackson
                                                                      Manual Jackson  1 months back

                                                                      Hall of fame McGRADy

                                                                      • Andreas Hongkiriwang
                                                                        Andreas Hongkiriwang  1 months back

                                                                        Rewind Clevland come back 3-1 on warriors

                                                                        • Benny Howard
                                                                          Benny Howard  1 months back

                                                                          15mins for 33 sec clip no thanks

                                                                          • akvalues
                                                                            akvalues  1 months back

                                                                            THE LAMEST HOF'ER EVER!!!!! NO WAY IS HE BETTER THEN WEBBER!!!

                                                                            • Jonathan Poss
                                                                              Jonathan Poss  1 months back

                                                                              whats the music playing at like 14:11?

                                                                              • stevo
                                                                                stevo  1 months back

                                                                                I watched that game. It was amazing.

                                                                                • Kenny Reid
                                                                                  Kenny Reid  1 months back

                                                                                  Absolutely unreal job on this, well done sir

                                                                                  • That smrt Guy
                                                                                    That smrt Guy  1 months back

                                                                                    rewind Reggie miller

                                                                                    • Ozamataz Buckshank
                                                                                      Ozamataz Buckshank  1 months back

                                                                                      Spurs fan here. We enjoy success and greatness during big 3 era but also some heartbreaks i.e tmac 13 in 33. Obviously y'all remember ray allen 2013, but don't forget dirk's and 1 in 2006 game 7, and fish 0.4 shot. We were a stingy defense team but damn! Those squandered leads were unforgettable

                                                                                      • Leo Ferwer
                                                                                        Leo Ferwer  1 months back

                                                                                        Spurs had two of the greatest game collapses of all time. 2013 finals and this one could damage their legacy...

                                                                                        • Notorious1503
                                                                                          Notorious1503  1 months back

                                                                                          I dont like how this dude narrates

                                                                                          • Daniel Spinelli
                                                                                            Daniel Spinelli  3 weeks back

                                                                                            He sounds like the teacher made him read the textbook in front of the class

                                                                                        • Notorious1503
                                                                                          Notorious1503  1 months back

                                                                                          I prefer the early 90s jerseys over the other two nd the current ones

                                                                                          • Taysowavy
                                                                                            Taysowavy  2 months back

                                                                                            Remember watching this game live ... couldn’t believe it

                                                                                            • King Samuels II
                                                                                              King Samuels II  2 months back

                                                                                              Real Rockets fans are still mad that Cato got too much money 🙄😒😂😂😂😂

                                                                                              • Wesley Hall
                                                                                                Wesley Hall  2 months back

                                                                                                And while you're at it PLEASE do away with "feeling himself"....