NBA: Amar’e Stoudemire Signs 2-Year Deal to Play in Israel on Team He Used to Own

Last week Amar’e Stoudemire announced that he was retiring and he signed a one-day contract with New York so he could retire as a Knick.  Though he retired from the NBA, he’s not completely done with basketball.  Today he held a press conference and announced that he’s playing next season in Israel.

NBA: Amar’e Stoudemire Explains The Suns Wanted Nothing To Do With Him, So He Retired With The Knicks

Most NBA fans were surprised this week when Amar’e Stoudemire made his retirement announcement. We weren’t surprised at the retirement itself, given his constant battle with injuries and now age. Nope, we were more surprised with the fact he retired as a member of the Knicks, rather than the Suns, the team he really made his name with. It turns out, Amar’e tried to make that happen first but he didn’t feel the love from Phoenix, so he retired where he was wanted.

NBA: Amar’e Stoudemire Signs One-Day Contract to Retire a Knick

Amar’e Stoudemire decided to hang up his jersey for good but before he did so, he signed a one-day contract with New York so he could retire a Knick.

NBA: Amar’e Stoudemire’s Brother Arrested For Kidnapping Assault And Burglary

Ex-NBA Star, Amar’e Stoudemire’s little brother, Jerrel, has been arrested in Kansas for some serious craziness. Of course it’s baby-momma related. Keep reading…

NBA: Amar’e Stoudemire Blames NY Media After Carmelo Anthony Sends Subs Towards Him

Amar’e Stoudemire recently made comments about the Jeremy Lin era with the New York Knicks and said that some people didn’t want to see him be the new star.  Many people assumed Stoudemire was talking about Carmelo Anthony as there were reports that Anthony didn’t like Lin and couldn’t play with him.  Anthony was asked about Stoudemire’s comments and said that if he had a problem with Lin then he would have a problem with Kristaps Porzingis and that’s not the case.  Anthony said Stoudemire couldn’t possibly be talking about him.  Anthony also posted a series of quotes on Instagram about staying positive during bad situations and not worrying about the petty feelings of others.  Stoudemire took to his Instagram account saying don’t feed into the BS and that media is trying to break their brotherhood apart.

NBA: Did Amar’e Stoudemire Throw a Shot at Carmelo Anthony? Carmelo Responds

Jeremy Lin went from an undrafted unknown player to a household name after breaking out during the 2011-12 season with the New York Knicks.  With Carmelo Anthony injured, Lin rose to the occasion, becoming the new star of the team and even earning the name Linsanity.  When Anthony returned, there were reports that he didn’t like Lin and that the two couldn’t play together. After just 35 games with the Knicks, the Houston Rockets offered Lin a three-year, $25 million contract with a “poison pill” that Knicks decided not to match.  Lin and Anthony’s former teammate Amar’e Stoudemire, who now plays for the Miami Heat, commented on the situation prior to his return to Madison Square Garden on Sunday.

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