Stephon Marbury is blogging crazy talk.

Steph's most recent post is a doozy.

I've been playing basketball since I was 2 years old. Running in the sand, selling sodas on the beach in Coney Island with my brothers, getting stronger with dreams and a vision of making it to the NBA.

Now I have a bigger vision for myself.

This will be my 12th season in the league. When my contract is up in two years, I want to go play overseas in Italy and retire over there. Berman has the story in today's Post, but I'd like to explain it further.

During the Olympics, David Stern told us about how big basketball was becoming around the world. He was right. Now I want to make it even bigger for the United States.

For my 14th pro season, I want to go when I can still go hard and give the people what they want. I'm looking at how David Beckham is getting love for coming here. He's 32. I'll be 32 at the end of my Knicks' contract. Imagine if someone told him not to follow his heart to play soccer in the U.S.

Uh-huh. Oh, and in case you forgot, it's still about more than basketball.

Yes, basketball is just a game. People get the person confused with the personality. I can create on the court but I'd much rather play the game of life. It's more fun and I'm having more fun creating my life than I've ever had.

Yup. Here's the Berman article Steph was talking about, including the fun tidbit that Marbury once said he wanted to die a Knick. That means he either wants to die in the next two years, or he plans to return from Italy with a curly mustache and a linguini gut, ready to ball with the Knicks again and start selling Starbury One Capris.

Anyway, Steph's blog just gets better and better. In the next episode, Marbury reveals his plans to get a prosthetic leg that doubles as a Pez dispenser! Stay tuned.

Note: Because it's about more than blogging, I'd like to finish my SB Nation career at Bullets Forever. No disrespect to my beloved Knicks, but Prada and Jake know how to party.

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