The former Knicks guard and New York native Stephon Marbury 10 million N95 masks aligned to deliver the place he now calls home – China – his hometown to help medical staff struggling against coronavirus
[ 123] But according to. a Sunday story in the New York Post, Marbury claims are made masks in New York has been anything but easy.
Marbury played 13 seasons in the NBA before becoming a legend in the Association of Chinese basketball.
He told the position he prepared an agreement with a supplier in China to provide 10 million masks to the state of New York at $ 2.75 each – about $ 5 each under Governor Cuomo claims suppliers were quoting the state.
“At the end of the journée, I’m from Brooklyn, “Marbury told the Post while sun peak over the phone from his home in Beijing.” It is something that is near and dear to my heart as far as being able to help New York. “
Marbury handed Eric Adams, president of the Brooklyn Borough, to connect with Cuomo and New York. Mayor Bill de Blasio, with a plan to provide 2 million masks per week a five-week period
But according to the post, a series of communication problems prevented both parties – Marbury providers and New York officials. – direct contact
a representative Adams office told the post that the Borough hall is ready to work with the mayor’s office “and wantdo whatever it takes to get these masks in our hospitals and first responders. “
Marbury, 43, attended Lincoln High School in Brooklynavant to spend a season at Georgia Tech. Minnesota chose No.4 General in 1996. Marbury played with five teams in his NBA career, although his five seasons and 287 games played with the Knicks are the most he spent with a team.
He averaged 18.2 points 7.0 assists in New York.