On this episode of The Class of ’96, Bomani Jones looks at the life and career of Stephon Marbury. A high school phenom who spent just one year at Georgia Tech, Marbury was selected fourth by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1996 NBA draft. After 13 seasons and two All-Star appearances in the NBA, Marbury left for China, where he won three CBA championships and is so beloved that he has his own museum and statue.
0:00 The story of Stephon Marbury
0:24 A pioneer on and off the court
2:30 The beginning
3:48 The prime years
5:16 Defining moment: Stardom in China
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