Starbury: Is Stephon Marbury Crazy Like A Fox Or Just Plain Crazy?

September 18th, 2010 by Jason Platzer Leave a reply »

All reports seem to indicate that Allen Iverson is set to join Stephon Marbury in China.

Huh? What? Say that again?

AI, the 17th all-time leading scorer in league history (and pound for pound the toughest player ever IMHO) is going to China? Believe it or not, not one NBA team has contacted the 35-year-old Iverson for the upcoming season.

While he's had a few bad years (and some personal issues) you can't tell me he wouldn't be effective on a team like the Lakers or the Heat.

If true, it's a sad end to Iverson's career. I think you can make a strong case that Iverson is the greatest player in the NBA never to have won a ring.

And what of Stephon Marbury?

After his crazy live rant online about eating vaseline and god knows what else, he went to China.

Last season he played with Shanxi Zhongyu Brave Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association where he averaged 22.9 ppg, 9.5 apg, and 2.6 spg. He was MVP of the All-Star game there dropping 30 points and contributing 10 assists.

But Steph isn't really there to play basketball. He's there for business.

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