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Amare Stoudemire was fined $50,000 by the NBA for sending a vulgar private message to one of his Twitter followers that was later exposed on several websites.
Stoudemire told a follower that antagonized him on Saturday “F*** you, I don’t have to do any thing ***.” The direct message was intended to be private, but it was publicized by several blogs, including LBS.
Well after the offensive message went viral, Stoudemire sent an apology message to the fan, who publicized that as well to prove that his story wasn’t made up.
A day after saying they were investigating the incident, the league fined Stoudemire for his actions.
Their punishment is somewhat consistent with their past behavior. Joakim Noah was fined $50k for using a gay slur during a game, and Kobe Bryant was fined $100k for something similar.
We’re quite pleased that Stoudemire was fined for what he did. Not only is it wrong to use the language that he did, but hopefully he was taught a lesson about attacking his fans. It’...
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David Stern continues to rule with an iron fist — The NBA fined Knicks big man Amare Stoudemire $50,000 for his use of a gay slur in a Twitter message, the league announced today – Stoudemire apologized early Sunday, using another direct message that the fan posted as a screen shot, saying “I apologize for what I said earlier...
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