Anyone else get a Starbury vibe from Kyrie Irving?

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Is Kyrie the second coming of Starbury?

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Post#21 » by ballbrah » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:08 am

Kyrie + Cousins really would be the next Starbury + Eddy Curry
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Post#22 » by ThumbsUpBaby » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:24 am

ballbrah wrote:Kyrie + Cousins really would be the next Starbury + Eddy Curry


Omg, please let this happen :lol:
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Post#23 » by BrownBearKing » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:35 am

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I honestly don't know which player caused you more grief than Marbury during the mid 2000's and that's saying something.

That would be Eddy Curry or Jerome James.


Eddy Curry was just a bad overpaid player. I don't remember him causing as much drama as Marbury did.


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Post#24 » by spacemonkey » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:38 am

Spens1 wrote:
E-Balla wrote:
Spens1 wrote:He's not nearly as bad :lol: He's pretty much the root cause of all of the problems that the knicks had (other than Dolan himself of course) in the mid 2000's.

He's not even the NBA PG that averaged 19+ ppg and 7+ apg over a decade plus long NBA career most at the root cause for the Knicks' problems.


I honestly don't know which player caused you more grief than Marbury during the mid 2000's and that's saying something.


Isiah Thomas almost certainly set the Knicks back further / caused more grief.
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Post#25 » by iggymcfrack » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:42 am

It’s actually a pretty decent comparison, but I voted no because Marbury was my favorite player as a kid when he was going to Georgia Tech and I can’t stand Kyrie. Just causes too much cognitive dissonance in my mind to conflate them.
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Post#26 » by Fencer reregistered » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:17 am

Marbury and Garnett were friends or cousins or something from a young age. So that breakup exceeds the Kyrie/Lebron one. And Kyrie's ability to juggle an NBA career with some film-making exceeds Marbury combining an easier basketball league with a shoe business.

But yeah -- directionally, you have a point.
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Post#27 » by Domejandro » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:22 am

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Post#28 » by TheBallsDeeper » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:29 am

Karate Diop wrote:Anyone else get a Starbury vibe from Kyrie?

Immensely talented, unable to lead, forced his way out of an ideal situation as a #2 to try and be a #1, etc.

I hate click bait threads. How about you just add "Kyrie" to the title, instead of looking for attention.
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Post#29 » by bubonicphoniks » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:58 am

Honestly, no. It's a pointless reach to create a thread.

Also, do some of y'all even care about basketball anymore or are you too engrained in the circus?

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Post#30 » by lonzo_pelota » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:23 am

i realized stephon marbury was off his rocker that time he ate vaseline on a livestream, the vid is probably still on youtube, and when kyrie left the green pastures of cleveland instead of compete for titles & then said he thinks the earth is flat whether he was yanking our chain or serious, i realized he was a little off his rocker as well.
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Post#31 » by Spens1 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:55 am

spacemonkey wrote:
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E-Balla wrote:He's not even the NBA PG that averaged 19+ ppg and 7+ apg over a decade plus long NBA career most at the root cause for the Knicks' problems.


I honestly don't know which player caused you more grief than Marbury during the mid 2000's and that's saying something.


Isiah Thomas almost certainly set the Knicks back further / caused more grief.


that is true but at least he was the GM at the time.
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Post#32 » by Spens1 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:56 am

BrownBearKing wrote:
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omerome wrote:That would be Eddy Curry or Jerome James.


Eddy Curry was just a bad overpaid player. I don't remember him causing as much drama as Marbury did.


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He was already out of the league by that time though right? I was referring more to directly basketball related stuff to be honest.
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Post#33 » by mowcrowbar » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:59 am

Lalouie wrote:i don't remember starbury's antics. but if you are calling starbury's sh** as antics, then kyrie well qualifies

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Post#34 » by Egg Nog » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:00 am

Almost thought I was inb4 a vaseline mention, but nah
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Re: Anyone else get a Starbury vibe from... 

Post#35 » by E-Balla » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:45 am

Spens1 wrote:
E-Balla wrote:
Spens1 wrote:He's not nearly as bad :lol: He's pretty much the root cause of all of the problems that the knicks had (other than Dolan himself of course) in the mid 2000's.

He's not even the NBA PG that averaged 19+ ppg and 7+ apg over a decade plus long NBA career most at the root cause for the Knicks' problems.


I honestly don't know which player caused you more grief than Marbury during the mid 2000's and that's saying something.

Well Isiah Thomas (aka the 19/9 career average PG) is easily worse.
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Post#36 » by Gooner » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:51 am

I do, Kyrie seems to be decomposing mentally. Hopefully he gets it together, not even as a basketball player, but from human perspective.
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Re: Anyone else get a Starbury vibe from... 

Post#37 » by Rockice_24 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:02 am

:lol:
Karate Diop wrote:Anyone else get a Starbury vibe from Kyrie?

Immensely talented, unable to lead, forced his way out of an ideal situation as a #2 to try and be a #1, etc.


Talented yes, not everyone who is talented is immediately a great leader. Forced his way out of an ideal situation? Everyone knew LBJ was leaving and Kyrie wanted out before that. I see nothing with what he did to what multiple other guys have done over the past few years.

So many keyboard psychologists here.

Let the man live for God sake. Is he the worst person on the planet because he thinks the earth is flat? If he goes to the Nets or wherever he wont have to be the leader he can just go out and drop 25 a game and be just another guy on the team. I dont expect to see Kyrie eating vasoline on youtube anytime soon.
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Post#38 » by Galloisdaman » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:23 pm

Marbury was horrible. One of the most toxic teammates I have ever seen in my life. He was the definition of a narcissist.

Kyrie has issues but he does not get near Marbury level IMO.
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Post#39 » by Yallbecrazy » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:57 pm

Starbury did some great stuff with his shoes
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Post#40 » by otmshank1 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:02 pm

Spens1 wrote:He's not nearly as bad :lol: He's pretty much the root cause of all of the problems that the knicks had (other than Dolan himself of course) in the mid 2000's.

People still refer to people 'pulling a marbury' on here almost 15 years after all that drama went down there. The only other player i've heard referred to when talking about NBA drama that far after is Latrell Sprewell (both that '12 million isn't enough to feed my family' and him strangling his coach).


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