Brandon Marshall to Pursue an NBA Career if NFL Lockout Occurs

August 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Brandon Marshall is a lot of things: a Pro Bowl acquisition of the Miami Dolphins, an NFL record holder, and one of the nastiest wide receivers in the NFL.  However, will we soon be adding NBA star to that list?
In a recent interview, Marshall stated that if the NFL locks out its players next season, which is looking to be a rather likely scenario, he will elect to move on to a career in the NBA.
And this is no publicity stunt, as evidenced by that fact that he has had serious discussions with his agent regarding this possibility. Furthermore, Marshall claimed that, "I'm going to be on an NBA team.  Seriously."
There is no doubt that the 6'4", 230 lb UCF product with a 37 inch vertical jump has the size and athleticism to be an NBA shooting guard. However, whether or not his basketball skills are up to par is a different story.
Marshall last played basketball as a multi-sport athlete at Lake Howell High School in Winter Park, Florida, where he was also All...

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