Chinese Hoops Player Makes Best Highlight, Worst Mistake Of His Life

Han Dejun is a 7-foot-1 center who plays for the Liaoning Flying Leopards in the Chinese Basketball Association. He's huge. In this video, you can see him dunking on Stephon Marbury, who is both old and relatively small, and then nearly hyping his own face off. » 3/18/15 12:40pm 3/18/15 12:40pm

This Kevin Garnett/Stephon Marbury Ad For ESPN The Mag Was Good

On the occasion of, I don't know, Kevin Garnett returning to Minnesota (okay, not really, it's because reader Chris emailed us to remind us of its existence), watch this 1998 commercial for the launch of ESPN The Magazine, featuring KG and then-Wolves teammate Stephon Marbury. » 2/27/15 2:58pm 2/27/15 2:58pm

Watch Scenes From Stephon Marbury's Weird-Ass Chinese Musical

Stephon Marbury is still hanging out in China, where he played basketball well enough to get a statue made for him, and he is now acting in a musical based on his life. The musical is called I Am Marbury, obviously. » 10/02/14 4:52pm 10/02/14 4:52pm

Stephon Marbury Statue Officially Unveiled In China, Dennis Rodman…

Last month, we told you that Stephon Marbury would be getting his own statue in China. Today, the dream became a reality. » 5/13/12 2:48pm 5/13/12 2:48pm

Congrats, Stephon. #Statuelife 'til we die.

Stephon Marbury Is Getting A Statue In China

Stephon Marbury, the biggest import to hit China since opium, may or may not be elevated to Beijing City God soon. After leading the Beijing Ducks to the CBA championship, but not being eligible for an MVP award, fans wanted some way to honor their hero. They've found it: a massive bronze statue of Marbury, holding… » 4/10/12 1:45pm 4/10/12 1:45pm

Your Semi-Irregular Update On The Financial Solvency Of Former NBA…

Thanks to the good folks at TMZ, we are able to provide an update on the financial proceedings with respect to both Stephon Marbury and Antoine Walker. It's a little bit of a good news/bad news situation, so let's start with the good news. » 4/01/12 4:27pm 4/01/12 4:27pm

Stephon Marbury, Champion, Had A Semi-Nice Thing To Say About Mike…

When Stephon Marbury left the world of NBA veteran's minimums for the Chinese Basketball Association, he vowed to win a title. Two years later, and Starbury is indeed a champion. Knicks fans, look away. » 3/30/12 3:45pm 3/30/12 3:45pm

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

The CBA All-Star Game Featured The Worst Sequence Of Professional…

The Chinese Basketball Association All-Star Weekend just passed, and featured the same things you'd expect from such an event: a rising stars game, slam dunk contest, three-point competition, and a half-heartedly played All-Star Game. » 2/20/12 12:30pm 2/20/12 12:30pm

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 Does His Own Laundry In China

The Wall Street Journal visited Stephon Marbury in Beijing, where he's still playing ball for the CBA's undefeated Beijing Ducks and basking in the "serenity and peace of the country." Marbury is so zen he's even folding his own laundry in a modestly sized apartment. It's like StarburyTV never even existed. [WSJ] » 12/06/11 12:20pm 12/06/11 12:20pm

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

Wachovia Chasing Stephon Marbury For $16 Million Loan Starbury, Inc.…

Tipster Kevin alerts us to an ongoing case in Montgomery County, Ohio, in which an affiliate of Wachovia/Wells Fargo is suing a familiar name—defendant Stephon X. Marbury. » 7/31/11 11:00am 7/31/11 11:00am

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

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

Let's Start The Day With A Story About Kindness

Your morning roundup for March 27, the day people continue to concern themselves with Dennis W. Peterson losing his front teeth at a Hooters. » 3/27/11 9:00am 3/27/11 9:00am