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Larry Brown Sports:
This is understandably impossible for people here in America to wrap their brains around, but Stephon Marbury is a hero in China. Marbury dominated the CBA this season and led the Beijing Ducks to their first ever CBA championship with a 4-1 series win over Guandong. Not only that, but he managed to connect with the people of China through social networks and other forms of media. Simply put, Marbury spent the past season in China being everything he wasn’t during the end of his NBA career.
Marbury is a hero, and heroes get statues. As you can see from the photo above that HoopChina.com shared with us (via Dime), a petition started by Chinese basketball fans to have a Marbury statue created has paid off. According to Ball Don’t Lie, more than 200,000 fans signed the petition within hours and there were more than 1 million signatures within a week. Now, a statue of Marbury holding the CBA championship trophy is in the works. I guess this officially makes him a global icon, right? ...
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After being run out of the NBA for showing he's lost most of his skills (along with his mind,) Stephon Marbury headed to China to continue his basketball career. After scoring 41 points to lead his Beijing Ducks to the Chinese Basketball Association's championship you'd think he might merit some laurels. However, league rules prevent a foreigner from winning the MVP...
Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury returned to glory last month when he led his current team, the Beijing Ducks, to the Chinese Basketball Association title. Now, thanks to an online campaign, the three-time CBA All-Star will have a bronze statue built in his honor, according to Yahoo! Sports. Marbury averaged 33.4 points and 6.2 assists in the finals, dropping 41 in the Ducks&...
Finally, the day has come for Stephon Marbury to be included in the same class as some of the NBA elite…sort of.
Thanks to his most recent championship with the Beijing Ducks in the Chinese Basketball Association, Stephon has his very own statuebeing erected as a special thank you for leading his team to victory. The Ducks won the championship series 4-1 over the Guangdong...
Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a post about former NBA star Stephon Marbury winning a basketball championship in China with the Beijing Ducks.Now, it appears that Marbury is going to be getting his own bronze statue in China to commemorate the victory.Check out the below pictures:Below is Marbury's official response through China's Sina Weibo (Version Of...
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Instead of an MVP trophy for their adopted son, former NBA superstar Stephon Marbury will be getting a life-size bronze statue of himself, which will depict the exact moment when he first held the CBA championship trophy — Goes to show you the Chinese should stick to Ping Pong. -TO
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It was last month that former New York Knick, Stephon Marbury, finally won his championship … in the China Basketball Association (CBA). Stephon had a 41-point in the game that iced the Guandong Tigers and gave his Beijing Ducks the trophy. Fans were chanting “MVP” except there’s this itty bitty rule that says a ‘foreigner’ can not be MVP [...]