Found November 09, 2011 on
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The venom players have directed at Michael Jordan and his role as a lockout hardliners continue. They are frustrated with guy that stays quiet in meetings then talks tough later. Nick Young said he wouldn’t wear Jordan brand shoes any more and question the GOAT. And now Stephen Marbury has entered the fray with his…
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The former NBAer now playing in China blasted the Bobcats owner on Twitter, insinuating that MJ is a "sellout" and nonsensically adding that Jordan "forgot which hole he came out of."
Rule No. 1 for NBA owners about the lockout: Don't tweet about the NBA lockout. When Miami Heat owner Micky Arison told a Twitter follower that they were "barking at the wrong owner," the league slammed him with a $500,000 fine. However, various players have been tweeting about the lockout, avoiding fines, but not avoiding scrutiny from the media and fans. The latest...
Funny thing is the picture would indicate Stephon Marbury was cool with Jordan at one time. I guess money can crumble the “realness”. Rep yo’ hood Starbury and them terrible $3 Walmart kicks your rocking.
Link: Stephon Marbury says MJ23 can eat it
A few days after Tweeting that "hardline" Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan "has never been with the real," Stephon Marbury (currently playing in China) continued with the attacks on the NBA legend from half a world away via his preferred brand of social media. By the looks of the picture above, maybe it was because MJ stiffed him on a hug a decade ago...
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 you: More »