Through the refusals to play, to the theatrical storming out of meetings with management, to the delirious diatribes to the New York Post, there’s been one constant truth that’s risen out of the confusion: Within Stephon Marbury, the doubt has deepened. He isn’t so sure he wants the pressure, the responsibility, the demands of championship basketball.
Marbury goes to the Boston Celtics now, but the buyout took forever for a good reason: Starbury is a cartoon character who lives on the tabloid backpages, who exists as the King of Fools in basketball.
He’s a loser.
Deep down, he knows it.
He knows better than anyone.
“Sometimes it’s easier for a person to constantly threaten to do something, than to actually do it,” one respected NBA general manager said Tuesday. “Marbury has been threatening for a while now.”
When Marbury walks into that Celtics locker room, the con is over. He has been threatening a long time to show what he can do for a contender. Now he gets hisRead More »from Freedom brings responsibility for Marbury