Marbury wants to play for San Antonio
J.D. Hutchins, SpursReport
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Stephon Marbury, visiting San Antonio yesterday with a team that has benched him permanently, acknowledged that if the Knicks cut him and the Spurs show interest, playing for San Antonio would be at the top of his wish list.
The New York Post reports in Wednesday morning's editions that Marbury felt another snub from Knicks coach Mike D'Antoni yesterday when injured Eddy Curry was activated over him for last night's game against the Spurs.
Curry himself had been the subject of a trade rumor involving the Spurs earlier in the week-- an idea most Spurs fans reacted negatively to.
"Who wouldn't want to play for San Antonio?" Marbury said. "To play with Tim Duncan, who would complain about that? That's a great organization, they win championships. They have a nice system and I like (Gregg) Popovich as coach. I can play 1 or the 2. If I was a free agent, yeah."
Spurs general manager R.C. Buford has said he might look for a point guard after losing Tony Parker for a month.
The Spurs should take this into serious consideration. He may not be the best guy off the court, but he can provide for us on the court. Even when we have a full lineup again we can move him to the bench which gives us more depth. If the Spurs can get him to get his act together and focus on the team game, then I would approve.