Tuesday, December 9th, 2008 at
Things are going from stupid to ridiculous for Stephon Marbury. Not only has he been banished by his team but now he’s getting punked by the Swiss who are known for their humor.
Several people claiming to be Swiss bankers with connections to Real Madrid attempted to recruit Starbury to play for the Spanish giants. It turns out they were fakers. He didn’t find this out before he returned calls and emails on Saturday. Now he’s considering turning their information over to the law.
The pranksters also contacted the Post, AP and the New York Times to promote Starbury’s imminent move to Real and Real president Ramon Calderon’s contacts with Donnie Walsh. Too bad none of it was true. Starbury playing in Spain would make for great reality TV. We might get a Kwame Brown moment where he blows up when he can’t get Spanish Fly at a restaurant.
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 at
In response to the NY Knicks and Starbury not coming to a buyout agreement, leaving Marbury suspended and still waiting for the Knicks to come up with some plan of action Marbury fired his mout off like a howtizer in a firefight with a panzer about everything and everyone. The worst quote of them all follows. I’m not exactly sure where Stephon Marbury was coming up with this analogy for his teammates badmouthing him in the press, its a bit of an extreme quote for sure, as quotes always are when they compare the horrors of war with the world of sport.
“When things got bad and then worse, guys like Quentin Richardson say, ‘I don’t consider him a teammate. He let his teammates out to dry.’ He didn’t care I was his teammate when I was banished. They left me out for dead. It’s like we’re in a foxhole and I’m facing the other way. If I got shot in the head, at least you want to get shot by the enemy. I got shot in the head by my own guys in my foxhole. And they didn’t even give me an honorable death.”
Seriously? An “honorable death”? What the hell is this crazy bastard talking about? What happened to getting stabbed in the back? Why’d he have to take it to the foxhole/shot in the head/honorable death level? How does anyone ever legitimately compare basketball to death and war anyway? People get enough crap about that when they do it for football, but this might be the first time I’ve ever heard anyone equate any part of the sport of basketball to war.
Honestly, I do not know which one I want more. A team to take Starbury off the Knicks hands so we can hear him interviewed every single night in hopes of another ignorant quote such as this or the Knicks to keep fucking with him so that he gets angrier and angrier so that his next quote will make this quote seem tame in comparison. I can just see him going after Mike D’Antoni and invoking Josef “Angel of Death” Mengele or something.
Via NY Post
Friday, October 31st, 2008 at
Mike Singletary’s dropping his pants in frustration during his first game and now Mike D’Antoni’s feuding with Knicks fans in the first week of the season. This should go well.
D’Antoni was caught cursing Knicks fans after they started chanting for him to put Starbury in the game.
With some in the Garden crowd surprisingly chanting “We Want Steph” with 11:10 remaining in the fourth (others booed the chant), a stewing D’Antoni was caught on MSG Network cameras Wednesday in a tirade, mouthing:
“You’ve got to be (bleeping) kidding me. You’ve got to be (bleeping) kidding me. What a bunch of (bleep) holes.”
It’s unbelievable to think that he didn’t know what he was walking into when he accepted the Knicks job. This is nothing. Wait until the team hits its first losing streak. If he’s cursing fans during the first game, he’ll be rushing the stands like Ron Artest by December. What did he expect from a team with Starbury and an overweight donkey with a heart ailment?
It’s nice to see Knicks PR is in mid-season form. 10 mintues after telling reporters he was pissed at the fans, D’Antoni came back with a Knicks PR official and claimed he wasn’t cursing the fans.
“There’s no way I’d do that to the fans,” he said. “It was a great opening night. That’s what should be the story.”
Thursday, D’Antoni said of the incident “No, I would never do that. Hey, it’s done … I should do better, I’ll do better.”
Finally a coach with some sense comes to town, starts trying to fix the disaster Isiah left and the fans demand mediocrity. Hopefully the team will get back to losing. It’s what the fans deserve if they’re calling for Starbury to play.
Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 at
Training camp is barely underway and Stephon Marbury is already causing headaches for everyone in Knick Land. You’ve already seen the reports of his Media Day comments. Now his teammates are struggling to find ways to say they want him gone.
…”I just feel like, I guess right now that’s the story – if he’s gonna be here or if he’s not, or does he come off the bench if he is here and all that stuff. That’s all fine and well, but we just need to focus more on winning games.”
“We should be more focused on restoring order to the Knicks,” [Jamal] Crawford said.
That can’t happen, and won’t happen, as long as No. 3 – “Coney Island’s Finest,” as the tattoo on his left biceps says – remains the center of the universe. “It’s bigger than just one person, this organization,” Crawford said.
Newsday’s Ken Berger reports that coach Mike D’Antoni polled the team on Starbury and he lost in a landslide. They want him gone yesterday.
Berger already has Starbury praying for him so that means his mind is somewhere else already. Take the malcontent and add a little sciatica and we have the makings of another quality Knickerbocker season. This should end well for Knick haters such as myself.
Friday, November 30th, 2007 at
First off, let us say fuck the NFL for making it harder to watch football and trying to blame it on the cable companies. In spite of the bullshit they’re trying to pull against FCC chairman Kevin Martin, we actually sympathize with them when it comes to their fight with the NFL Network. Sympathizing with cable companies and Kevin Martin. What’s next? Feeling bad about Ian Smith’s passing?
We were forced to go to a drinking establishment to watch the Packers-Cowboys game at BW3′s last night. Yes, there’s a BW3 in New York. It got to the point where we were sitting at our table wearing a Packers construction hat and cheesehead trying to force feed ourselves more wings even though we couldn’t breathe. Fuck yeah.
Most people were focused on the football game when someone yelled, “Oh shit, check this shit out!” We turned around and looked at a small tv which had the Knicks-Celtics game on. The Knicks had 39 points towards the end of the 3rd quarter. After a moment of silence, our entire section fell over laughing and for a brief moment, Packers and Cowboys fans bonded.
The Knicks ended up losing 104-59 in the 3rd worst loss in franchise history. There’s really not much to say except that I’m beginning to love the Knicks. They have to keep this current setup together.
We’ll leave you with the words of Kevin Garnett talking about future Hall of Famer Starbury.
“Steph’s different from how he was in Minnesota,” Garnett said. “You just don’t come out and quit. You got to have a reason or someone has to make you quit.”