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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.
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 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.
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...
*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 [...]
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.
June 29: Amar’e Stoudemire and Fiance Alexis Welch were spotted at the Givenchy Fasion Show at La Halle Freyssinet in Paris, France.
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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 [...]