Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 4/30/12

Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire committed the ultimate brain fart by hurting himself punching a fire extinguisher in the locker room following his team’s Game 2 loss to the Heat on Monday night.

Stoudemire left the arena with his left arm in a sling. Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! Sports says he did not get an X-ray, and the number of stitches he required to treat the wound is not known.

Look Amare, we know you felt terribly frustrated about the team’s loss, but punching a fire extinguisher isn’t the best way to show everyone how much you care. Now that boneheaded moved will have you at less than full strength, if you can play at all the rest of the series. Oh yeah, it also places you in the same conversation as fools like Kevin Brown. That’s not the kind of company you want to keep.

Below is the trail of blood Amare left on the locker room floor:

Images via @Jose3030, Jorge Sedano

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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