Year: 2008

Though he was basically exiled, Marbury still thought he saw a loophole. The workaround involved him buying courtside tickets to a Lakers-Knicks match-up in Los Angeles. Besides being uncomfortable as hell, and giving PTI something to talk about, it sealed Marbury's three-peat of pissing off coaches and got him an $18 million buyout before he signed with the Boston Celtics. After a few uneventful months in Beantown he refused Boston's "veteran minimum" offer in the off-season and, well, that was the last that we saw of him in the NBA.