Originally posted on Player Perspective  |  Last updated 6/3/12
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From People Magazine via Amar's Stoudemire

I normally don’t post too much news but NY Knicks Amar’e Stoudemire’s engagement stuck out to me for two reasons.

1. People magazine says the ring cost one million dollars

Stoudemire designed the 8.5-carat radiant-cut ring, worth more than $1 million, with Los Angeles-based celebrity jeweler Shayan Afshar. The setting has 3.50 carats of flawless diamonds set in 18-carat white gold.

Can you imagine how cool it would be to be able to spend 1 million on something like that? That’s a level of ballingness I can’t even fathom to be honest.

2. She said “yes” despite this ridiculous outfit he was wearing. I don’t know why he and Brooklyn Nets Deshawn Stevenson insist upon dressing like they work in a fancy cotton field. While everyone was buzzing about Stevenson having an ATM in his kitchen I was trying to figure out if bath salts caused him to wear this.

 

Back to Stoudemire. He proposed in Paris and has been keeping his followers apprised of his every outfit via the worst picture service in the world – Lockerz.

 

 

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