Monday , Jan , 14 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

The New York Knicks Soon to Be without Stephon Marbury?


Stephon Marbury mysteriously sat out last night’s win over the Pistons with an alleged sore left ankle, prompting Isiah Thomas to question Marbury’s future with the club. Thomas and Stephon Marbury appear on the outs again. ‘He’s not playing tonight,’ Thomas said before last night’s stunning 89-65 Garden rout of the Pistons. ‘So we’ll cross that bridge when we come to it if he does decide to play again.’Again? Thomas’ reckless remark comes two days after Marbury made comments depicting
frustration with his lesser role, referring to it as ‘passive.’

Marbury didn’t even sit on the bench as the Knicks cruised without him, staying back in the locker room. The dressing room was a happy place for one of the few times this season after crushing the exhausted Pistons, who scored one more point than their lowest franchise point total of 64. That the Knicks played their best game of the season without Marbury was telling. Click here for more from the New York Post.