Found June 26, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:
  *UPDATED* The NBA announced on Tuesday that they will fine Amar’e $50,000 for that message: NBA announces it has fined Amare Stoudemire $50k for using “offensive and derogatory language” in twitter DM. – Howard Beck  Oh,how I love twitter. I really do, it’s where fans can freely interact with their favorite athletes or not-so [...]

Amar'e fined for offensive DM to fan

The NBA has sent Amar'e Stoudemire a direct message, levying a fine against the Knicks star for his usage of a slur in response to a fan on Twitter. 

Stoudemire apologizes to fan for using gay slur

Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire has apologized to a fan for using a gay slur in response to a crude tweet in which the fan admonished the All-Star to ''make up for this past season.'' The fan (at)BFerrelli tweeted his comment on Saturday and received a direct message containing an expletive and the slur from the account Twitter verifies as Stoudemire's. BFerrelli...

Stoudemire fined for using gay slur

Amare Stoudemire has been fined $50,000 by the NBA after the New York Knicks star tweeted a gay slur. Stu Jackson, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations, announced the fine Tuesday in a release, calling Stoudemire's language offensive and derogatory. Stoudemire apologized Sunday to a fan for using the slur in response to a crude tweet in which the...

Amare Stoudemire fined $50,000 for Twitter slur

New York Knicks star forward Amare Stoudemire has been fined $50,000 for what the league described as "offensive and derogatory language" in a Twitter message, NBA disciplinarian Stu Jackson announced Tuesday. Last week— in a direct message that was not seen by the public— Stoudemire responded to a fan with a gay slur after the fan tweeted that the forward needed to...

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Spotted: Amar’e Stoudemire & Alexis Welch Enjoying Milan

June 27: Amar’e Stoudemire is spending the week in Milan with his Fiance, Alexis Welch, for Men’s Fashion Week. Stoudemire & Welch have been seen out and about site seeing in Italy.

Guest Post: The NBA Fines Amar’e $37.70 per @NerdNumbers

  Dre @NerdNumbers is a writer on a Wages For Wins and broke down what the $50,000 fine REALLY meant for Amar’e. When you punch a fire extinguisher, the level of expectation for common sense is low. That said, Amare Stoudemire decided to get in a fight with a Twitter follower. He ended up direct [...]


A fashionable New York sports trio emerged in Milan, in celebration of Men’s Fashion Week. Victor Cruz of the New York Giants, Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers and Amar’e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks, lined the front row at the Calvin Klein Collection men’s Spring 2013 runway show. Despite their varying degrees of style, all three athletes are fans of the brand...
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