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China News Service, March 30. According to the "New York Post" report, former Knicks player and CBA Beikong men's basketball coach Marbury planned to deliver 10 million N95 masks for New York.
With the spread of the new crown pneumonia epidemic in the United States, Marbury, who currently works in China, feels at home. After learning of the lack of masks and protective equipment in the United States, he decided to deliver 10 million N95 masks to medical workers in New York and those fighting on the front lines of the epidemic.
Marbury said he has contacted a mask manufacturer in China and they are willing to sell it to New York for $ 2.75 per mask, which is much lower than the market price of N95 masks in the United States (about $ 7.5 a).
In an interview with The New York Post, Marbury admitted: "I am from Brooklyn after all, I have many family members in Coney Island, New York, and they have been affected by the epidemic, so I know they need masks at this time "It is reported that the masks purchased by Marbury for New York will be delivered to their destinations in batches within the next 5 weeks.
Marbury was born in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, New York, USA in 1977. He was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the 1996 NBA Draft. He was a 96th generation player and was soon traded to Minnesota Timberwolves. NBA career also played for the New Jersey Nets, Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks and Boston Celtics.
Since then, Marbury came to China, and after moving to Shanxi and Guangdong, he played for the Beijing men's basketball team in 2012 and led the team to win the CBA championship three times in 2012, 2014 and 2015. On July 19, 2017, Marbury officially signed the Beijing Beikong Basketball Club, and officially retired on February 11, 2018. On June 24, 2019, Marbury officially became the coach of the Beijing Enterprises Men's Basketball Team, and the two parties signed a three-year contract. (Finish)