Stephon Marbury Made An Honorary Citizen Of Beijing

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Say what you want about Stephon Marbury, but he seems happy and is getting money doing what he loves in China.

Marbury is a superstar in the Chinese Basketball Association, he just won his second CBA title last week and they even erected a statue in his honor a year ago.

Marbury may never come back to the states after his latest honor.  Marbury was given honorary citizenship in Beijing.

Former NBA star Stephon Marbury was granted “honorary citizenship of Beijing” on April 2 for his leading the Beijing Ducks to their second consecutive Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) title within three years.

The 37-year-old said on his microblog Weibo that Beijing will always be his home and he will try his best to return the kindness shown towards him by the city and his fans.

The Honorary Citizen award was set up to recognize the contributions made by foreigners, overseas Chinese and people from Hong Kong and Macao towards the development of the capital city

H/T This is Beijing 

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