Stephon Marbury Calls Out Michael Jordan over ‘Kids Getting Killed for Jordans’

October 6th, 2015 by Dan Carson Leave a reply »

Stephon Marbury is known for a few things, the foremost among them being his line of affordable Starbury brand basketball shoes.

This isn't to gloss over the Vaseline snacks (warning: video contains profanity) or weeping. Those are very on-brand, Marbury-ish things. 

But his shoes are his legacy—a line of $15 sneakers the then-NBA guard debuted in 2006 that offered a low-cost option for people who didn't want to drop most of a week's paycheck on basketball shoes.

The line folded in 2009 as Marbury's NBA career fizzled out, but as Marbury teased in an Instagram post in late September, the Chinese Basketball Association's most visible player plans to bring Starburys back on the market some time in the near future.

To pump up the relaunch, Marbury's been on the media circuit talking up the shoe's quality and deriding other sneaker brands as obscenely overpriced.

His latest shot across the bow at the sneaker industry comes at one person in particular. Marbury sa ...

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