Stephon Marbury might get on another Sports Illustrated cover in China. This time, he may be unleashing tears of joy.
The former Georgia Tech standout and NBA All-Star finally experienced team success by leading the Shanxi Brave Dragons to a championship in the Chinese Basketball Association.
And he cried again. Check the video below of Marbury collapsing to the court and letting his feelings out, which we were tipped off to by The Big Lead.
In the United States, Marbury had been saddled with the reputation as a selfish player. His teams never got out of the first-round of the playoffs in his 13-year NBA career, save for a second-round appearance in a partial season as a reserve for the Boston Celtics in 2009 – his final campaign.
Say what you want about Marbury, but he seemed legitimately moved by the victory. Stephon Marbury profile