Tall and handsome Stephon Marbury is a well-known American professional basketball player who has been playing basketball since his high school.
He is best known as a player from Beijing Ducks wearing jersey number 3. In 2001 and 2003 he was an NBA All-Star.
Early life, childhood, and education
Born as Stephon Xavier Marbury in Brooklyn, New York on 20 February 1977. He is of African-American ethnicity and has an American nationality. For his schooling, he joined Abraham Lincoln High School where he was one of the subjects of Darcy Frey’s book ‘The Last Shot.
He attended Georgia Tech where he played a teaming with Matt Harpring and Drew Barry. Marbury has a brother who plays pro ball overseas.
Talking about career journey of Stephon Marbury, he started playing basketball professionally as soon as his graduation. He is active in the sports field since 1996 and he is still playing. He started playing from Milwaukee Bucks where he was selected in 1996 NBA Draft.
Soon he was traded to Minnesota Timberwolves and he played the team until he was traded to New Jersey Nets in 1999. Playing from the Nets he blossomed in an All-Star. He was again traded to Phoenix Suns in 2001 where he played till 2004. On 5 January 2004, he became the player of New York Knicks.
On 2 December 2007, while he was playing a match with Phoenix Suns, his father passed away. He was banned from attending any Knick’s practices and games so he joined Boston Celtics on 27 February 2009. He was offered a one-year contract by Celtics but he refused it and joined Shanxi Zhongyu Brave Dragons of Chinese Basketball Association in January 2010.
However, he left the team and joined Fashion Darlions in December 2010 where he played the starring five of the 2011 CBA All-Star match. Then he started playing from Beijing Ducks in 2011 and he is still playing from there.
Besides his professional basketball career, he is also a philanthropy who has helped the victims of Hurricane Katrina and victims of September 11 attacks. He has also partnered with Steve & Barry to promote a line of shoes and clothing with a name of ‘Starbury’.
Salary and Net Worth
His success in career path has paid him well financially making his net worth is estimated to be $45 million but his salary is not revealed yet.
Rumors and Controversy
Talking about his rumors and controversy, he suffered a rumor of fist fighting, blackmail and a sex scandal with Knicks employees.
Moving towards his body measurements, he has a good height of 6 Feet and 2 inches (1.88m) and his body weight is 93 kg. He has black hair color and his eye color is also black.
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Social Media Profile
He is active on Instagram and Twitter but he is not active on Facebook. He has more than 97k followers on Twitter and has more than 93.1k followers on Instagram.