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Stoudemire: Gay comments ‘meant to be taken as jokes’

Amar’e Stoudemire has apologized for controversial comments he made about the hypothetical situation of having a gay teammate. But the former NBA star insists the comments were “meant to be taken as jokes” in the first place.“I want to apologize for my offensive comments against the LGBT community,” Stoudemire said, via TMZ. “These remarks were taken from a larger interview...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gay ex-NBA player John Amaechi unloads on Amar’e Stoudemire

Amar’e Stoudemire made some controversial remarks about gay athletes during a recent interview overseas, and a well-known fellow former NBA player has taken him to task over it.Stoudemire, who is playing professional ball for Hapoel Jerusalem in Israel, told Israeli website Walla Sport that he would not be comfortable playing alongside a gay teammate.“I’m going to shower across...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Amar'e Stoudemire's presence (and absence) changed the NBA

Amar’e Stoudemire had soft hands and always expected that he might need them at any given point. He played his best years with a magician — Steve Nash is what they called him — whose most mind-blowing tricks always involved placing an orange sphere in Stoudemire’s hands in the most impossible situations.During the 2004-05 season, impossible became the norm. The tandem...
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July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Amar'e Stoudemire doesn't list Carmelo Anthony high on assisting him

It’s no secret that the Carmelo Anthony-Amar’e Stoudemire Experiment in New York was a worse pairing than Harrison Ford and Shia LaBeouf in the latest Indiana Jones movie. While Stoudemire thrived when he first came to the Knicks in 2010-11, averaging 25.3 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game en route to an All-Star appearance and a Second Team All-NBA selection, he struggled...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Amar’e rips Mavs in jacket inspired by Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (pic)

Dallas Mavericks big man Amar’e Stoudemire laid into his new teammates following a blowout trouncing at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, saying about his relocation to North Texas, “I came here to win.” While Stoudemire’s passion and competitiveness should be commended in the wake of devastating loss — especially from a relative newcomer —...Read More The post Amar’e...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Amar'e Stoudemire's pending redemption

By Rosalyn Ross We should all be so lucky. Most of us will never know the comfort of losing a job one day and having our services courted by three different companies the next. Since 2009, the discouraging state of the economy has relegated anyone forced to wade through the waters of unemployment to a year or more of uncertainty. Not so much in the case of Amar’e Stoudemire...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire pens farewell poem to New York after Knicks buyout

Amar’e Stoudemire’s strange sojourn in New York as a member of the Knicks has ended, not with a bang, but a whimper … and some poetry. The Knicks, as expected, reached a buyout agreement with Stoudemire late Sunday night and reports indicate that the veteran big man has his eyes on the Dallas Mavericks as...Read More The post Amar’e Stoudemire pens farewell poem to New York...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Stoudemire leaning towards signing with Mavs

Amar’e Stoudemire reportedly is leaning towards signing with the Dallas Mavericks. Stoudemire and the New York Knicks reached a buyout on his contract, making him a free agent once he clears waivers. The Clippers, Suns and Spurs were said to be showing interest, but it sounds like the Mavs are the front-runners. Here is what ESPN New York’s Ian Begley reported Monday: Ex...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Amar’e Stoudemire enjoys a red wine bath

New York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire took to Instagram on Wednesday to showcase that he is a proponent of vinotherapy. That is, he took a photo of himself taking a red wine bath. Vinotherapy is becoming more and more popular — although red wine baths aren’t necessarily what constitutes typical Vinotherapy treatments —  and fresh off an 8-point, 5-rebound performance...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Amar'e Stoudemire Wants To Remain With Knicks Despite Possible Trade Inquiries

Amar'e Stoudemire could receive trade inquiries in the offseason due to his expiring contract. Stoudemire hopes to remain with the Knicks and be part of a potentially successful rebuild under the direction of Phil Jackson. "I think the near future is very bright because we have a great nucleus with Tyson and Carmelo and myself, and now Phil Jackson," Stoudemire said. "Those are...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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