Stephon Marbury

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (10)

  • Stephon: The guy's phenomenal. It's not like anyone didn't know he could do it.

  • Stephon: It is very satisfying. It shows what we have as a team. Whenever you can go on the court and play three overtimes with no one giving up, it shows what we can do on the court.

  • Stephon: David Lee played phenomenal tonight. He's definitely the MVP of the game. Whenever you got a guy slashing and dunking, it makes it a lot easier for me penetrating.

  • Stephon: That probably would be the smartest thing, but it depends on how I feel. If I feel like I'm ready to go, I will go.

  • Stephon: I'm always going to hold out hope. I might feel better the next day, I don't know.

  • Stephon: It's not easy. There's a lot of games you want to sit down, but something keeps you going.

  • Stephon: Coach asked me if I wanted to go put my jersey on the court and then come right out. I said, 'Nah.' I don't want my kids to look back and say, 'My father went on the court just to keep up the streak.' I value the fact that I did play that many games in a row, but I think it's more important now to start a new streak.

  • Stephon: Whenever I feel like I can take a hit, that's when I'll come back. I just want to get to the point where I can play.

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Trivia (34)

  • Stephon started a line of basketball sneakers called the Starbury's, which sell at the store, new for $15.

  • Stephon has his own line of clothing at a chain store, "Steve and Barry's".

  • Stephon (along with Oscar Robertson) is the only players in NBA history with career averages of 20 points (20.5) and 8.0 assists (8.2).

  • Stephon has appeared in 14 NBA Playoff games, averaging 18.9 points, 6.8 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game.

  • Stephon made a Timberwolves franchise record eight three-pointers in 11 attempts, totaling a game-high 35 points, seven assists and four rebounds, against the Seattle Supersonics on December 23, 1997.

  • Stephon posted a team-high 26 points and a career-high 20 assists in a 120-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on April 25, 1999.

  • Stephon (along with Gary Payton) was the only NBA player to rank in the top 15 in points and assists in 1999-2000, and the top 10 in points and assists in 1998-99.

  • Stephon was named to the 1999-2000 All-NBA Third Team.

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