As the first and only licensed foreign sports agent in China, Matt Beyer has a busy job. The Beijing-based Wisconsin native oversees a portfolio of foreign clients — many of whom play professional basketball in the country — managing their contracts and assisting with other aspects of their lives on foreign soil. Beyer witnessed ex- New York Knicks star Stephon Marbury’s successful transformation from NBA castoff to revered Chinese basketball heavyweight. Now representing eight foreign players including 2016 Celtics first-round pick? Guerschon Yabusele, Beyer?is determined to find the next “Lao Ma” — Marbury’s Chinese nickname. “China has become a destination for players who are looking to make a salary while enjoying a shorter season,” Beyer told ESPN.com. However, Marbury still stands as one of a kind despite being nearly 40 years old. Many Chinese fans say that there are two kinds of foreign players: Marbury and…

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