Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 3/31/12
Congrats to former Celtic Stephon Marbury on leading his Beijing Ducks team to the Chinese Basketball Championship. When Marbury decided to take his vaseline eating talents to China, many feared of an imminent international incident. Instead Marbury was able to recapture his love of basketball in China and has found success there and been loved back. I was excited when the Celtics signed Marbury back in 2009, and though he struggled with his shot on the C's, I was impressed at how unselfish he became in Doc Rivers' Ubuntu Celtics system. You could tell he desperately wanted to make things work and he was the catalyst in one of the Celtics 2nd round wins over the Magic. That team is often forgotten, but it showed tremendous guts without KG, and I contend that they would have repeated as Eastern Conference Champions even without KG, if not for Rashard Lewis' alleged HGH use. Marbury essentially wrote his ticket out of town that Summer with all his viral internet videos and while a C...
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