Prickly. Self-centered. Overpaid. These are some adjectives that have been used to describe New York Knicks point guard Stephon Marbury over the years.
But Marbury's latest off-court mission — to share the love, as he says — might just earn him comparisons to philanthropists and civil rights pioneers.
In a world of multi-million dollar shoe endorsements by NBA players, Marbury is sponsoring low-cost athletic wear and a $15 basketball shoe.