An accomplished basketball player, Stephon Marbury has played for many teams when he was active in his career. He was active in his career from 1996 to 2018. The American has played for teams like Boston Celtics, New Jersey Nets, Minnesota Timberwolves, and New York Knicks. He has won several titles and has also represented his country in international events. To know more about the net worth of Stephon Marbury in 2018, read the following article.
Early Life & Biography
Stephon Xavier Marbury was born in the year 1977 in New York’s Brooklyn. His parents are Don and Mabel Marbury. He has got six siblings and he grew up in Coney Island. He is also sometimes called “Starbury”, a name he created during his youth.
Stephon went to Abraham Lincoln High School. In there, he received the title of New York State Mr Basketball. He was expected to be some of the great stand-outs of NBA like Kenny Anderson and Mark Jackson. When he was in high school, he has played for New York Gauchos. He went to Georgia Tech University and used to play for his college. In there, he played for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
In 2002, Stephon Marbury got married to Latasha. The couple has three children named Stephon Marbury, Jr., Stephanie Marbury and Xaviera Marbury. No other affairs are known about him. His brother Zach is also a professional basketball player in Venezuela. His cousin is Jamel Thomas. He is also active in philanthropy and has donated millions of dollars to various organizations.
Career, Award & Nominations
At the 1996 NBA Draft, Stephon Marbury was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks. However, he got traded to Minnesota Timberwolves. In his rookie season, he was able to average 7.8 assists and 15.8 points. That season, he was named as the Rookie of the Year. In the 1999 season, he got traded to New Jersey Nets. In February 2001, he made a score of 50 points. He remained with the team till 2001. Later, he got traded to Phoenix Suns. He played for them from 2001 to 2004. In 2004, he again got traded to New York Knicks. He remained in the team till 2009.
In 2004, Stephon went to Athens to participate in the Summer Olympic Games. In there, he managed to win the bronze medal. In 2009, he joined Boston Celtics. This was his last season in the NBA and later joined CBA (Chinese Basketball Association). He then joined the team Shanxi Zhongyu Brave Dragons. In 2010 and 2011, he joined another team called Foshan Dralions. In 2011, he joined the Beijing Ducks.
He played for the Ducks till 2017. That same year, Stephon joined Beijing Flying Dragons. However, he announced that it will be his last season as a professional basketball player. He retired in February 2018. In his career, he has played in a total of 846 games including two All-Star games. In 2017, he was seen in the movie ‘my Other Home’. This made him win the award of China Movie Channel Media Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
How much will a person have who has played for multiple teams in his career? The basketball player from America has also played for many teams in China. This has allowed him to make a net worth of over $60 million. He has won a Gold Medal at the U18FIBA Americas Championship in 1994. In addition to this, he has got his own clothing line called “Starbury”. He has now received a Chinese green card and is the owner of Beijing Lions.
Stephon Marbury has done very well both in the NBA as well as in the CBA. He is a very talented person who has also written a book.