Stephon Marbury returns to Brooklyn as basketball career grows in China

American basketball player Stephon Marbury's life has taken him all over the world, and recently brought him back home.

News 12 Staff

Sep 16, 2019, 8:35 PM

Updated 1,674 days ago

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American basketball player Stephon Marbury's life has taken him all over the world, and recently brought him back home.
Marbury finished his playing career in China. This summer he brought a group of kids from China to New York City to show them where he came from.
"I'm not home as much as I would like, cause I'm building something overseas, this is part of me building a bridge, and coming over the bridge so these kids can have the same experience that I had," said Marbury.
Marbury will now be the head coach for the Beijing team. Marbury says this is a first-time experience for him, but something he says he already knows plenty about.
Marbury wants to continue to grow basketball in China, where he's already adored. He has brought a lot of excitement around the sport.
"China gave me the opportunity to revitalize my career and my life, given me an opportunity to see my life in a different way, so for me doing what it is I'm doing for them, them coming to my basketball camp is a blessing for me to be able to share these moments with them," said Marbury.
Marbury spent his Sunday at the Red Hook Brooklyn Community Festival taking pictures and spreading love.


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