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Tracy McGrady gets spring invite

Updated: March 10, 2014, 3:40 PM ET
Associated Press

SUGAR LAND, Texas -- Retired NBA star Tracy McGrady is moving closer to his dream of playing professional baseball.

The Sugar Land Skeeters have invited the 34-year-old McGrady to spring training, giving him a chance to earn a spot on the independent Atlantic League team.

A seven-time NBA All-Star, McGrady has been training to become a pitcher with the team.

"We're intrigued by the progress Tracy has made thus far and really commend him for putting in the work," Skeeters ...

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