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 • 1 104

  • Barry Swigart
    Barry Swigart  1 days back

    I mean. Gotta be The Claws game winner this year.

    • Christopher
      Christopher  2 days back

      "The man who looks like he's fresh off the grill at your cousin's barbecue."
      Dear God SBNation bring this man back for the next season of Deep Rewind. The guy is hilarious. Favorite Rewind episode yet!

      • joits
        joits  4 days back

        please bring back Seth for this basketball videos...

        • Aust0n Matthews
          Aust0n Matthews  5 days back

          Kawhi Leonard’s game 7 buzzer beater against Philadelphia to send the Raptors to the Eastern Finals. (1st in NBA history)

          • Pop G
            Pop G  6 days back

            That is disgusting that Charles Barkley kissed a donkeys butt

            • Thomas Palermo
              Thomas Palermo  6 days back

              I saw this live on tnt... You should have showed tim duncans face in shock after that final shot

              • Apes 2520
                Apes 2520  1 weeks back

                Reggie Miller’s 8 points in 9 seconds is more impressive he was on pass for 2560 points in a game

                • Clinton Rendado
                  Clinton Rendado  1 weeks back

                  A very stupid guy cannot direct to the point

                  • Dr. Barber
                    Dr. Barber  1 weeks back

                    Will never forget Devin brown's face of disbelief.

                    • Matthew Keller
                      Matthew Keller  1 weeks back

                      video starts at 10:50

                      • nick morris
                        nick morris  2 weeks back

                        I like the other guy better. This guy sounds like hes reading off a paper but the other guys sound like they are telling a story

                        • MickyAvStickyHands
                          MickyAvStickyHands  2 weeks back

                          The twist is that Spurs went on to win the championship that season.

                          • Gorjaun Tarawallie
                            Gorjaun Tarawallie  2 weeks back

                            why are his arms so short

                            • Positive Mentality
                              Positive Mentality  2 weeks back

                              It's not one of the... Its The best comeback

                              • reelkena
                                reelkena  2 weeks back

                                the last 33 seconds... it's basketball, so you mean 45 minutes of actual time. fix your timeout rules, stupid ass game.

                                • Reach PLC Commercial Video - Devon & Cornwall

                                  Love this channel!!!!

                                  • Alex Rohner
                                    Alex Rohner  3 weeks back

                                    SalBundry's 5 TDs 1 Game needs a DEEP rewind

                                    • SooTwixt
                                      SooTwixt  3 weeks back

                                      dude you don’t go rewind that much.... just show us the clip and talk bout it you don’t gotta show how everyone was placed on the team

                                      • Will Chien
                                        Will Chien  3 weeks back

                                        10mins too long

                                        • Zachary Wigans
                                          Zachary Wigans  3 weeks back

                                          As a child in Iowa city, Ryan Bowen was next to God for me, and you spent all video trashing him :,(

                                          • brianscarreviews687 Kim

                                            What’s more awesome?? It’s the rockets!!!

                                            • Rue Ryuuzaki
                                              Rue Ryuuzaki  3 weeks back

                                              first part of the vid is too boring man

                                              • hollabackitsobi
                                                hollabackitsobi  3 weeks back

                                                These videos might be getting too negative for the sake of negativity. I understand that you're attempting to be funny by calling these guys scrubs and bums, and I understand that you don't truly mean that in every case. But tell a "joke" enough times, and you can start to believe it.

                                                These dudes put in work to get to, and stay in, the NBA. I'm not going to attempt to knock you down a peg or contrast your effort with theirs, but just remember that they practiced, pushed, and often persevered, so we should all respect them for stepping into the arena and getting their bodies bruised and bloodied for our enjoyment.

                                                Don't be a stereotypical critic.

                                                • Chris Fontaine
                                                  Chris Fontaine  3 weeks back

                                                  13 points in 33 seconds, 15 minute video....
                                                  please change title to "Tracy McGrady's 13 points in 33 seconds deserves a PROFOUNDLY DEEPER THAN THE DEEPEST DEEP rewind"
                                                  and thank you...

                                                  • Asaf Agami
                                                    Asaf Agami  3 weeks back


                                                    • Kaleb Visgar
                                                      Kaleb Visgar  4 weeks back

                                                      I got chills on that last shot

                                                      • J.J. Blackner
                                                        J.J. Blackner  4 weeks back

                                                        He finds someway to make a 33 second clip be a 15 minute video

                                                        • Jason Miller
                                                          Jason Miller  4 weeks back

                                                          Can anyone find Pop’s post-game interview after this game? I always remember it being incredible

                                                          • senororlando2
                                                            senororlando2  4 weeks back

                                                            You guys realize Yao sucked right?

                                                            • PlayerMick -
                                                              PlayerMick -  4 weeks back

                                                              :33 i thought you had Bushwick Bills left arm.

                                                              • Brett101792
                                                                Brett101792  4 weeks back

                                                                How bout that time Matt Ryan threw 5 interceptions against the Cardinals in 2012 and still won.

                                                                • Cristian  Friesendorf
                                                                  Cristian Friesendorf  4 weeks back

                                                                  Do a rewind on the astros vs dodgers 2017 World Series game 5 shootout

                                                                  • Giepher Cabrera
                                                                    Giepher Cabrera  4 weeks back

                                                                    12:13 jump

                                                                    • Giepher Cabrera
                                                                      Giepher Cabrera  4 weeks back

                                                                      You just made the video longer tho

                                                                      • JOHN MiKE
                                                                        JOHN MiKE  4 weeks back

                                                                        Wow how did I even forget about this game.. damn memory sucks..

                                                                        • DJ GOTT
                                                                          DJ GOTT  4 weeks back

                                                                          Devin Brown falling or flopping shows NBA is fake and scripted like WWE

                                                                          • Makai Brown
                                                                            Makai Brown  1 months back

                                                                            5:44 you actually could've wen to nachbar he was probably the only good bench player they had

                                                                            • r ed
                                                                              r ed  1 months back

                                                                              HOW ABOUT KIRK GIBSON HOME RUN or MAGIC'S BABY HOOK VICTORY OVER CELTICS?

                                                                              • Great Ventures
                                                                                Great Ventures  1 months back

                                                                                I really want to know the synth music at 13:52

                                                                                • purdy girl
                                                                                  purdy girl  1 months back

                                                                                  Haha...!!....13 points in 33 seconds..can u get more obvious w this being scripted by the elite..13 and 33 are the fav numbers of illuminati...the magnetic ball and hoop along w refs keeps the script on point...

                                                                                  • Danilo Macapagal
                                                                                    Danilo Macapagal  1 months back

                                                                                    Too much talking

                                                                                    • feller3
                                                                                      feller3  1 months back

                                                                                      Way to long of a video bud

                                                                                      • Chris Dodges
                                                                                        Chris Dodges  1 months back

                                                                                        "WHO DAFUQ IS THIS GOUY?!"

                                                                                        • bvogs58’s Channel
                                                                                          bvogs58’s Channel  1 months back

                                                                                          Steph Curry’s half court shot to beat the Thunder in 2016

                                                                                          • Melch1Ball
                                                                                            Melch1Ball  1 months back

                                                                                            Biggest accomplishment in his career

                                                                                            • dyu828
                                                                                              dyu828  1 months back

                                                                                              Did i just see ginobili's hair?

                                                                                              • Wrongderful
                                                                                                Wrongderful  1 months back

                                                                                                Hearing a journalist calling some NBA players trash, ... . Dude you should be happy it gives you something to talk about.

                                                                                                • Marcus Dandaneau
                                                                                                  Marcus Dandaneau  1 months back

                                                                                                  Grady! Grady! Grady! I remember seeing him at The Palace of Auburn Hills when he still new to the league. Everyone knew he wasn't average at all. This was a great Pre-YouTube Game.