Found August 09, 2012 on Knicks Journal :
With Carmelo Anthony having logged an M.V.P. type final month of the past NBA season, many fans have begun to turn their attention to Amar'e Stoudemire.Despite struggling in the early goings of last season, Anthony turned up the heat and proved he's capable of elevating his game when the Knicks need it most. With New York poised to compete at its highest level in years, fans are hoping Stoudemire can do the same.To ensure that this indeed happens, STAT is certainly putting in the work. The big man flew to Houston earlier this week, prepared to spend two weeks training with NBA Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon.Stoudemire completed his third day of workouts on Wednesday, working with Olajuwon alongside Nuggets center JaVale McGee.Thanks to the wonderful world of social media, Knicks fans can be closer than ever to Stoudemire as he looks to better his game. Travis King, a dedicated member of Team STAT and an agent for Rogue Sports, is posting all sorts of exclusive photos an...

Amare Stoudemire Works Out With Hakeem, Dresses Like John Stockton

Embedded above is a video of Amare Stoudemire running through a couple of drills with Hakeem Olajuwon, who has now worked out with 86% of the active NBA.  While the video does show Amare Stoudemire putting a ball in the hoop, I’m pretty confident he only posted it in order to show off his latest fashion statement, which, apparently, is short shorts. Why this man can’t focus...

Spotted: Amar’e Stoudemire Works Out With Hakeem Olajuwon, JaVale McGee

It’s day 2 for Amar’e Stoudemire as he gets to work at the “Dream Lab” with NBA legend Hakeem Olajuwon, and JaVale McGee in Houston: (via Twitter)

Spotted: Amar’e Stoudemire In Houston

Amar’e Stoudemire is in Houston this month training with NBA legend Hakeem Olajuwon. The Knicks star was first spotted at Hotel Sorella on Monday, and seen again dining in a restaurant this morning. (via Twitter)

VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony Dishes On Boxing & 1-on-1 vs. Kobe/LeBron

Carmelo Anthony dishes on boxing, Floyd Mayweather & who would win 1-on-1, Melo vs. Kobe/LeBron:  

STAT Shares Motivation for Working With Hakeem Olajuwon (New Video)

As Knicks fans watch teams like the Lakers and 76ers fortify their front courts in the massive NBA trade reportedly going down,  perhaps they can at least find peace in the fact that their own all-star big man, Amar'e Stoudemire, is dedicated to improving his game.The above video clip, which comes exclusively from Team STAT, includes new footage from Stoudemire's workouts...

Carmelo Anthony: “I never lost a one-on-one game”

  Apparently, Carmelo Anthony is a beast at one-on-one and seems to be undefeated as far as that goes via himself. Yup, apparently Carmelo Anthony’s memory is so pristine he remembers every one-on-one game ever and knows he has never lost. Elie Seckbach poses this question to Melo: Question: I have $500 bucks. If you, [...]

Carmelo Anthony Nursing A Sore Hamstring Through Olympics

In 6 games, Carmelo Anthony has been solid for Team USA averaging 17.3 points (36-63 FGA-M, 57%) and 4.5 rebounds off the bench. He was even able to set new U.S. Olympic records for points in a game (37), 3-pointers attempted (12), and 3-pointers made (10), all while shooting 2nd best from beyond the arc at 53%- only behind Kevin Durant’s impressive 57%. Little did we know, he’s...

USA vs. Australia Player Grades

Following a close start, Team USA was able to execute and exploded down the stretch to defeat Australia 119-86. See just how effective Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler were in today’s victory: After blending in early on, Carmelo Anthony was able to make some solid contribution’s to USA’s 33-point win beginning with his first-half 8 points (3-5 FGA-M), 2 rebounds. Anthony...

STAT TV: Amar’e Trains With Hakeem Olajuwon In Houston

Amar’e Stoudemire released this video via his YouTube channel updating us on his training with NBA great, Hakeem Olajuwon. “I cant wait to bounce back next season, give it all I got, and try to bring a championship”

France’s Nic Batum delivered a vicious shot to Spanish guard Juan Carlos Navarro’s junk

First Carmelo Anthony was on the receiving end of a fist to the junk, and now this. But this nut shot, delivered by France’s Nic Batum to Spain’s Juan Carlos Navarro, is a lot more brutal and vicious than the one Anthony took, because Batum’s intentions were as clear and articulate as a fist to the groin can be. The nasty incident occurred during Spain’s 66-59 win over...

TWA Daily Roundup (8.9.12)

New York Knicks: Turns out Carmelo Anthony has been playing through a sore hamstring. The Knicks have sent one of their trainers to look after him for the remainder of the Olympics.  Amar’e Stoudemire has been spotted around Houston this week where he’s training with Hakeem Olajuwon.  Ian Begley of ESPN New York suggests that the Knicks could head into training camp with...

Picture: Who likes short shorts? Amar’e likes short shorts.

  You may remember the news around Amar’e Stoudemire in which he was paying NBA legend Hakeem Olajuwon $50,000 a week to train with him to work on his game, but there is even bigger news here, folks. HIS APPAREL!! Someone dipped into Walt Frazier’s closet: H/T Travis King

Westbrook’s monster dunk : Carmelo takes a low blow

On a team full of NBA stars there is no question that Russell Westbrook is the most athletic of the bunch. Westbrook’s combination of speed, explosiveness, jumping ability, and strength are hard to match. In Team USA’s win over Argentina yesterday Westbrook put all these skills on display with a monster dunk. In the 4th quarter Westbrook received a pass from LeBron...

We meet again: Team USA faces off against Argentina in semi-finals

  As Team USA prepares for their latest challenge for a gold medal, they will not need to be doing too much research into their opponent as they have now faced off against each other 3 times in the past 3 weeks(the first time, being an exhibition game, and the 2nd being just a few days ago in pool play.) There is plenty of bad blood between these two teams and that became evident...

Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Carmelo Anthony To Attend “Obama Classic”

Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing and Carmelo Anthony are the faces to watch for on August 22nd in New York for the ”Obama Classic”, a Barack Obama campaign fundraiser event. According to USA Today an e-mail from the Obama campaign urges donors to give $3 or more and be automatically entered for a chance to win tickets to the star-studded event. While Melo, among other current...
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