Stephon Marbury Refuses To Do Interviews Unless He Gets The Cover Of

There are tons of lovable little nuggets in this SI.com piece on Marbury and how the mercurial outcast has somehow become the most beloved foreign player in Chinese basketball history. But our absolute favorite—that he turned down multiple interview requests unless he would be SI's cover boy—is vintage Marbury:… » 3/22/12 10:55am 3/22/12 10:55am

Stephon Marbury Is Accused Of Sending A Chinese Fan To The Hospital…

This has been a big year for basketbrawls in China. J.R. Smith's family raised hell, and so did the Georgetown Hoyas. But Stephon Marbury might have had a role in the biggest yet. » 3/12/12 1:05pm 3/12/12 1:05pm

Slam Cover Goes Retro, With Rubio and Love As Marbury And Garnett

Slam's Farmer Jones has a lovely story on what it took for Kevin Love to earn this honor—a year-old promise that if he could average 20 and 15, the cover was his. Love somehow did it, but these days you can't do a T-Wolf without including Ricky Rubio. So the two recreated a famous 1997 cover, featuring Minnesota's… » 3/07/12 7:15pm 3/07/12 7:15pm

J.R. Smith Shattered Three Pairs Of Ankles (Including Stephon…

Here is video evidence that J.R. Smith's extended stay in China has, statistically speaking, involved more broken ankles than brawls spearheaded by his sister. Heart of Beijing has dutifully compiled video of three incidents: The first you see here actually caused an injury, and the final step-back took out Stephon… » 1/19/12 10:30am 1/19/12 10:30am

Stephon Marbury Has An Opinion About Michael Jordan And The Lockout…

Michael Jordan has taken a lot of grief since he emerged, in a twist that should surprise nobody, as the leader of a group of hard-ass NBA owners knifing away at the revenue pie. Now he's taking grief from whatever fun-house PC bang Stephon Marbury has decamped to these days. I'll leave the parsing of this tweet to… » 11/07/11 9:50pm 11/07/11 9:50pm

Stephon Marbury Signs With Another Chinese Basketball Team, Saves…

Well, well. Starbury was just so gracious to announce on Twitter today—so all of us would be lucky enough to be the first to know—that he has signed a contract to play with the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association. » 8/25/11 4:30pm 8/25/11 4:30pm

Presenting Slo-Mo Video Of A Little League Player Taking A Baseball To …

Your morning roundup for Aug. 20, the ninth day that Delonte West will wake up hoping Home Depot calls. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. (Video from California's 11-0 win over Rhode Island H/T Shaun B). » 8/20/11 9:45am 8/20/11 9:45am

Stephon Marbury Plans To Take Over China And Then Build His Own City…

Wells Tower went to Taiyuan, capital of China's Shanxi Province, to see our friend Stephon Marbury, and he wrote about it for GQ. Marbury was then playing for the Shanxi Brave Dragons and plotting world domination (or at least, domination of China's inexpensive shoe market) with his Starbury brand. He was also getting… » 4/19/11 4:10pm 4/19/11 4:10pm