Most NBA fans were unmoved when news broke that Tracy McGrady had signed to play in China for the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association. McGrady, now 33 years-old, is well past his prime and has become just an afterthought in the minds of NBA fans.
But in China, well, that’s a different story. McGrady is already reportedly being paid $1 million to play for Qingdao and just to drive the point home that’s he’s not an afterthought in China, two thousand screaming fans welcomed him when his plane landed at the Qingdao Airport.
H/T Ball Don’t Lie