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Knicks' Marbury Launches Cheap Sneaker Line

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Knicks' Marbury Launches Cheap Sneaker Line

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Knicks' Marbury Launches Cheap Sneaker Line

Knicks' Marbury Launches Cheap Sneaker Line

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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.

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