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    • 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.

    • Stephon was named NBA Player of the Week for November 6 - Novembuer 12, 2000 after averaging 34.7 points and 9.0 assists.

    • Stephon posted first career triple-double with 33 points, 12 assists and a career-high 11 rebounds against the Chicago Bulls on January 20, 2001.

    • Stephon scored a career-high 50 points against the LA Lakers on February 13, 2001 shooting 17-29 from the field, including 4-8 from three-point range, along with 12 assists in 47 minutes.

    • Stephon was the only player to rank in the top 10 in points (23.9 points per game) and assists (7.6 assists per game) in the 2000-01 season.

    • Stephon's scoring average increased in each of his first five NBA seasons and his shooting percentage also increased in his first six seasons.

    • Stephon scored 12 points in the 2001 All-Star Game, including two three-pointers in the final 53 seconds as the East overcame a 21-point deficit.

    • Stephon finished his first season with Phoenix and became the first Sun to average 20 points in a season since Kevin Johnson.

    • Stephon made his second All-Star appearance in 2003 and had four points and six assists in 15 minutes.

    • Stephon is the the first Suns player with back-to-back 20-point seasons since Charles Barkley.

    • Stephon was the only player in the NBA ranked in top 12 in points and assists in 2002-03.

    • 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 Marbury wears #3.

    • Stephon Marbury was named to the 1996-97 NBA All-Rookie First Team after leading all rookies with 7.8 assists a game.

    • Stephon Marbury 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 Marbury posted his first career triple-double with 33 points, 12 assists and a career-high 11 rebounds vs. Chicago on Jan. 20, 2001.

    • Stephon Marbury scored a career-high 50 points vs. Lakers on Feb. 13, 2001 shooting 17-29 from the field, including 4-8 from three-point range, along with 12 assists in 47 minutes.

    • Stephon Marbury was the only player to rank in the top 10 in points (23.9, 10th) and assists (7.6, 8th) in 2000-01.

    • With his 22.3 points average in 2002-03, Stephon Marbury was the the first Suns player with back-to-back 20-point seasons since Charles Barkley.

    • Along with Oscar Robertson, Stephon Marbury is the only player in NBA history with career averages of 20 points (20.5) and 8.0 assists (8.2), Robertson had 25.7 ppg, 9.5 apg.

    • Stephon Marbury is a two-time NBA All-Star (2001, 2003).

    • Stephon Marbury was on the 2002-03 All-NBA Third Team.

    • Stephon Marbury played college basketball at Georgia Tech.

    • Stephon Marbury's weight is 205 pounds.

    • Stephon Marbury's height is 6 feet 2 inches.

    • Stephon Marbury's primary position is guard.

    • Stephon Marbury currently plays for the New York Knicks.

  • Quotes

    • 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.

    • Stephon: We're making the playoffs. I'm guaranteeing that. We're going to make the playoffs.

    • Stephon: How can you not be supportive of Larry Brown being the coach? He's one of the best coaches to coach the game. So for me, that's a no-brainer.