Tuesday , Oct , 21 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Stephon Marbury to Start for Knicks Tonight?

Stephon Marbury to Start for Knicks Tonight?And the saga continues.  After reading reports that Chris Duhon was a lock for the starting spot and the captaincy, today’s report suggests that Mike D’Antoni may be leaning in a different direction.

Stephon Marbury has been filling in nicely in his reserve role, but Mike D’Antoni may take a look at him in the starting lineup tonight when the Knicks New York Knicks  host the Celtics.

According to a team source, the coaching staff has discussed starting Marbury tonight for the first time this preseason. D’Antoni huddled with Marbury in the locker room after last night’s 114-106 preseason victory over the Nets New Jersey Nets at the Meadowlands. –  nypost.com

What is D’Antoni thinking?  Is this a one-off or a long-term appointment?  Could Stephon Marbury actually be the best man for New York Knicks at the point guard position?  Let us know what you think in the comment section.