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FILE - This March 5, 2010, file photo shows New York Knicks' Tracy McGrady (3) shooting despite pressure from Toronto Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, left, and Hedo Turkoglu, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Tracy McGrady has agreed to terms of a one-year contract with the Detroit Pistons. The person, who spoke Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010,  on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been announced, says McGrady will play for $1.3 million this season. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young, File)
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FILE - This March 5, 2010, file photo shows New York Knicks' Tracy McGrady (3) shooting despite pressure from Toronto Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, left, and Hedo Turkoglu, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Tracy McGrady has agreed to terms of a one-year contract with the Detroit Pistons. The person, who spoke Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, on the condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been announced, says McGrady will play for $1.3 million this season. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young, File)

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