EDITED TO ADD: Everyone seems to think that he is descending into madness. I don't, I think he has a bizarre sense of hunour, and he makes me laugh. Starbury is not hurting anyone, let him randomly endorse Ritz crackers, can't hurt.
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In that box is NBA player Stephon Marbury AKA Starbury. According to Wikipedia, he " was an NBA All-Star in 2001 and 2003 and was voted into the All-NBA Third Team in 2000 and 2003."
That my friends, is less than a third of the story.
In 1999, he demanded a trade out of Minnesota.
He played for the only American Olympic team to lose a gold medal, but he did set a team record scoring 31 individual points.
After getting kicked off the Knicks for being a bad teammate, he was called the most reviled figure in New York Sports. He also got in a fist fight with the team's coach, and threatened to blackmail that coach. That coach was eventually forced to settle a $5 million case with a former employee over sexual harassment.
He was banned from New York Knicks things, so he bought himself a halfcourt ticket for a Knicks game in LA, and texted through the entire thing.
He also put out an affordable line of shoes for poor kids. The shoes cost $14.98, a hell of a lot cheaper than Air Jordans.
Now to the box of Starbury himself up there. He is broadcasting his life online now... according to the New York Times he has:
¶On leaving the Knicks: “My job wasn’t taken. It was given to Chris Duhon. Don’t get it twisted. And that’s no disrespect to Duhon either.”
¶On philanthropy: “I’m going to set up a foundation for the world. I’m going to take the money and start building cities all over the world. I’m a comet. My man told me I’m a comet. I said, ‘I’m a comet?’ ”
¶On Jeanie Buss, a Los Angeles Lakers executive: “Jeanie Buss, I love her with all my heart. I’d take my heart out and give it to her. That’s how ill she is. I love that lady.”
¶On the best player in the N.B.A.: “No, I’m not the best player in the N.B.A. Kobe Bryant is the best player. I don’t care about the N.B.A. Those days are over with.”
He also ate Vaseline and took a shot at LeBron James.
Point being, I can't stop watching... it is disturbing, hyopnotic and strangely calming.... and compelling TV.
EDITED TO ADD: EVEN MORE STARBURY MADNESS:
"No, I'm not the best player in the NBA. Kobe Bryant is the best player. I don't care about the NBA Those days are over with."
"I'm going to set up a foundation for the world. I'm going to take the money and start building cities all over the world. I'm a comet. My man told me I'm a comet. I said, 'I’m a comet?'"
"My kids are like: Daddy, why are you on the bench? Why ain't daddy in the game?"
"I had to overconversate."
"Where would I want my jersey retired? Boston."
"Chris Paul, he got power and he slither, he slither...he move real silky like a snake."
"I'll be a bum for seven dollars and a blowjob? Hahahahaaha. They tryin to put me in a box! Its impossible!"
"Jeanie Buss, I love her with all my heart. I’d take my heart out and give it to her. That’s how ill she is. I love that lady."
"I love Canada. Ohhhh Can-a-da.... I love that song. I love your anthem. I love hearing it. Its fresh."
"You've gotta thank 'em for a bowel movement. You've gotta thank 'em for a bowel movement."
"Am I jealous of Tracy McGrady and Jason Kidd? Jealous of what?"
"Marbury you suck and won't win a championship? Ok, you still talking about basketball and I'm talking about LIFE."
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