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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...
Amare's costumes speaks for themselves T..
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...
*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 [...]
According to the Associated Press, New York Knicks power forward Amare Stoudemire has been fined $50,000 after tweeting the gay slur “***” to a fan on Twitter. NBA’s executive vice president of basketball operations, Stu Jackson, told AP that Stoudemire’s language was offense and derogatory.
This has probably been the third time an NBA player was has been caught for saying...
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.
(via Instagram: buttles, magicmollys)
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 [...]