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Posted: April 8 2008 MEMPHIS, April 8 (AP) -- Amare Stoudemire had 28 points and 11 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Memphis Grizzlies 127-113 on Tuesday night despite playing without an injured Shaquille O'Neal. Stoudemire shot 10-of-13 from the field as the Suns won their eighth straight over the Grizzlies and moved a half-game behind the idle Houston Rockets for the fifth spot in the Western Conference playoffs. Raja Bell scored 18 points for Phoenix, while Grant Hill had 17. Steve Nash and Leandro Barbosa finished with 16 points apiece, with Nash handing out eight assists. Gordan Giricek added 14 points and Boris Diaw scored 12. The Suns were without center Shaquille O'Neal, who sat out with a right hip contusion. O'Neal, who was injured in Sunday's loss to Dallas, was dressed in street clothes on the Phoenix bench.

Suns History: Amar'e Stoudemire, 2002-2010

June 10, 2010: Video: Gentry pays a visit to Stoudemire's camp June 9, 2010: Video: Stoudemire's summer camp May 30, 2010: Video: 2010 Locker Room Cleanout May 23, 2010: STAT’s 42 Points Powers Suns to Game 3 Win April 19, 2010: STAT Contained, Scouting Portland & Top 5 April 7, 2010: Postgame Video: Stoudemire comments on win over Spurs

Challenges Nothing New for Stoudemire

Paola Boivin The Arizona Republic Nov. 22, 2002 12:00 AM The welcome wagon rarely visited Lake Wales, Fla., so Amare Stoudemire was befuddled last month when a neighbor near his new Phoenix home greeted him with cookies. What's the protocol here? A thank-you note? Nothing? The Suns forward, then 19, did what he does best. He improvised, walked to his neighbor'...

Stoudemire Lucky Eye Injury Not Worse

By Jeramie McPeek, Updated: Oct. 3, 2008; 2 pm Amare Stoudemire attended the Suns' shoot around on Friday morning wearing sunglasses after it was determined that he had suffered a partially torn iris. The All-Star took an inadvertant Boris Diaw finger to the right eye during a scrimmage on Wednesday night, and returned to Phoenix Thursday morning to be evaluated by...

One-on-One with Amare Stoudemire

Posted: May 22, 2002 The Phoenix Suns welcomed high school phenom and potential lottery pick Amare Stoudemire to America West Arena on Wednesday. The 6-9, 245-lb. power forward was one of four players brought in for a pre-draft workout and spoke with reporters about the whole draft process following the two-hour session. Question: What do you think you showed the Suns during...

Suns Scout Stoudemire

By Dustin Krugel Posted: May 22, 2002 Last Saturday NBA hopeful Amare Stoudemire graduated from high school, but he hasn’t had too much time to ponder his newfound freedom. On Monday, the Orlando Magic became the first NBA team to work out the 6-9, 245-pound man-child from Cypress Creek (Fla.) High School and the Suns followed up with a private workout of their own at America...

2008 Suns All-Star Index

Stoudemire and Nash Fuel West in Nailbiter Amare Stoudemire was among three West players with 18 points, but the West came up short dow

Amare Stoudemire Index


Stoudemire Scores 22 to Lead Phoenix Over San Antonio

Posted: Oct. 29, 2008 SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Amare Stoudemire scored 22 points and four other Phoenix players scored in double figures to help the Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 103-98 in the regular-season opener for both teams Wednesday night, giving Terry Porter a victory in his coaching debut. Tim Duncan and Tony Parker each scored 32 points for the Spurs, who were playing...

Stoudemire’s 42 Points Lead Suns to 121-117 Victory Over Pacers

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer Posted Dec 4 2007 9:55PM INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 4 (AP) -- Amare Stoudemire scored 42 points to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 121-117 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night. Stoudemire shot 15-for-24 from the field and 12-for-13 from the free throw line. He also had 13 rebounds. Steve Nash had 18 points and 17 assists, and Shawn Marion added...

Stoudemire’s Passion to Be Great Thrills Suns

Paul Coro The Arizona Republic April 11, 2004 Amare Stoudemire talked about wanting to be the greatest player ever. Jerry Colangelo said Stoudemire would be the best player he ever drafted. Danny Ainge had a hunch, saying before the 2002 draft that Stoudemire may prove to be the best of the bunch. Nearly two years after the Suns plucked Stoudemire out of Orlando's...

One-on-One with Scott Williams

By Steven J. Koek, Posted: Sept. 2, 2008 The newest addition to the Suns broadcast team is as familiar with the team and city as its fans are with him. Former Suns big man Scott Williams was Amare Stoudemire’s first mentor during his Rookie-of-the-Year season of 2002-03 and has remained a fan of STAT and the team ever since. Following broadcast stints in Milwaukee and...

Stoudemire, Jacobsen Press Conference

Posted: June 27, 2002 The Phoenix Suns held a press conference Thursday afternoon to introduce their two first-round draft picks, Amare Stoudemire of Cypress Creek High School (Orlando, Fla.) and Stanford guard Casey Jacobsen. The following is a transcript of that media availability session. SUNS PRESIDENT BRYAN COLANGELO: Thanks to everyone for coming today and certainly thank...

Taurasi, Marion and Stoudemire Thrilled to Play in Olympics

By Mike Tulumello East Valley Tribune July 20, 2004 Fan of the WNBA or not, you've got to admit one point: It's hard to imagine female pro basketball players becoming so full of themselves that they thumb their noses at the notion of playing in the Olympics. “There are people in the women's game who would die to go to the Olympics,” said the Mercury's Diana...
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