Yao Ming and Stephon Marbury. In China, that just about sums up the pecking order of national superstar athletes. Marbury, 35, was a decent NBA player who peaked way to soon. But in China, he is a legend. Marbury dominated the Chinese Basketball Association last season, leading his team, the Beijing Ducks, to their first ever CBA championship. His news off the court has been just as positive, as his Starbury shoes have been selling like Jordan's.
|Stephon Marbury dominated the CBA this year, both on and off the court. Getty Images|