In this photo taken Sunday Nov. 30, 2014, Chinese security guards hold up shield to protect Beijing Ducks' Stephon Marbury during a CBA match between his team and Shanxi Dragons in Taiyuan in northern China's Shanxi province. After a tumultuous career in the NBA, Stephon Marbury says he’s found peace in China, thriving on the court with the Beijing Ducks, mentoring young Chinese teammates and becoming one with his adopted home town. Now he has an even bigger goal in mind, to one day coach China’s national team. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT

BEIJING (AP) — After a roller-coaster NBA career, Stephon Marbury has found peace in basketball-crazed China. The two-time all-star is thriving on the court with the Beijing Ducks while becoming one with his adopted hometown away from basketball.

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