It’s always tough
waving a loved-one goodbye, isn’t it? Watching them pack their stuff up and
leave- that bit where you hear the front door gently close behind them. You
sigh: it’s the end of an era.
After weeks of speculation, it’s been announced that Stephon
Marbury and the Beijing Ducks have arrived via a mutual agreement to terminate
the former NBA player’s contract. Marbury arrived in China in 2009, first playing for Shanxi Brave Dragons, with his once glittering career in the NBA in pieces and his reputation in ruins. However, Stephon Marbury does not let Stephon Marbury worry about any of that
kind of stuff.
Marbury, an honorary Beijinger, leaves the city a roaring
success: an icon.
Marbury's Beijing journey
Marbury landed in Beijing in 2012, signing a contract with
the Ducks. Success came pretty quickly. The exp