Tuesday November 8th, 2016

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Professional basketball journeyman and two-time NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury recently announced that he would be entering the eSports world.

Marbury, who is currently a permanent resident of China and playing for the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association, said on his personal Weibo account that he would be building an eSports team sometime in the future.

The 39-year-old Marbury didn’t elaborate much further beyond saying, “Looking forward to the journey. Fight with me. Love is love.”

Marbury joins a growing list of current and former professional basketball players who have entered eSports, including NBA analyst Shaquille O’Neal, former Los Angeles Lakers Rick Fox and Magic Johnson, Boston Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko and Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin.

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