Brandon Marshall Wants To Play Pro Basketball: Why It Won’t Work

August 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In an interview with ESPN's Adam Schefter, Miami Dolphins star wide receiver Brandon Marshall stated that if the NFL undergoes a lockout next year, he will try out for the NBA.
"My first team will be the Nuggets and my second team will be the Heat. I'm serious," Marshall said.
When asked to clarify if he would be pursuing a basketball career, he replied "Not pursuing. I'm going to be on an NBA team. I'm serious."
Following, he said he felt he was good enough to be a professional shooting guard. 
The last time the receiver played organized basketball was at Lake Howell High School in Florida, where he lettered three times. 
While some may take this as a joke, Marshall did appear serious. In fact, he went as far as to predicting there won't be football next year.
"There's not going to be any football. If there's a lockout, I have to find a job...I'm gonna get with a basketball coach and get to work, prepare for the lockout."
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