Stephon Marbury was born in Brooklyn, New York in February, 1977 and weighs 200 pounds and is 6 feet 2 inches tall.
He went to Georgia Tech for college and in 1996 he was the 4th pick in the NBA draft, by the Milwaukee Bucks.Marbury had a long career as a professional basketball player. He began playing with the Minnesota Timberwolves after he was traded for the draft rights to Ray Allen. The Timberwolves went to the NBA playoffs in 1997 and 1998, but due to a dispute with management Marbury was traded to the New Jersey Nets in 1999. Marbury was with the Nets until 2001 until he went to the Phoenix Suns. While playing as a Sun Marbury made it to his second All-Star Team. In 2004 he started to play for the New York Knicks, where he remained until 2009. In early 2009 Marbury went to the Boston Celtics, but did not stay long. He did not sign a contract for the 2009-10 season, and became a free agent.
Tragically Marbury’s father Don died while watching a basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Phoenix Suns on December 2, 2007. At the time Marbury was playing for the Knicks.
Now Marbury is playing with the Shanxi Zhongyu Brave Dragons, a team in the Chinese Basketball Association. He singed a three year contract to play with the Dragons in July 2010 and Shanxi Zhongyu will create a firm which will produce and sell the brand of Starbury shoes, a Marbury owned company.