Amar'e Stoudemire RUMORS & NEWS

  • Carmelo Anthony Posts Cryptic Quotes on Twitter, Possibly in Response to Amar'e Stoudemire's Comments

    Complex "Over the weekend, Amar'e Stoudemire not only stopped by his old stomping grounds of New York City to face his former team, the Knicks. Stoudemire also stirred the pot a bit when he told ESPN that not everyone was a fan of Jeremy Lin being the new star in the Big Apple. The easy assumption is..." March 01

  • Amar’e Stoudemire says he and Carmelo Anthony didn’t get enough opportunities together with Knicks

    New York Daily News "Amar'e Stoudemire once transformed the Knicks from miserable to relevant, becoming the signing that led to Carmelo Anthony and the first playoff berth in seven years. As Stoudemire said in a bit of an overstatement Monday, "Not only the city of New York but the State of New York was..." November 24

  • Amar’e Stoudemire on who has assisted him the most: ‘Carmelo’s definitely not up there’

    Larry Brown Sports "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..." October 24

  • Amar'e Stoudemire thinks he can return to All-Star form, help Heat make title run

    Sporting News "Not too long ago, Amar'e Stoudemire was one of the most feared big men in the NBA while playing on a title contender with the Suns. Stoudemire sees a similar scenario playing out with this new team, the Heat. “We can be a really good team,” Stoudemire told The Associated Press. “No one..." August 26

  • Amar'e's agent explains why he picked Heat

    Miami Herald "So why did Amar'e Stoudemire take a minimum deal with the Heat, for $1.5 million? Partly because he already has made $166 million in his career and partly because he likes the idea of playing for the Heat and living in South Florida, where he has a home. “He had several teams interested, but..." July 11

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    Amar'e Stoudemire reaches deal with Heat, the team announced. I've been told it's a one-year contract worth $1.5M.

  • Amar'e Receiving Interest From Rockets, Mavs, Clippers, Suns

    Real GM Basketball "The Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns are amongst the teams who have expressed interest in Amar'e Stoudemire. " July 02

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    Jared Zwerling @JaredZwerling

    Chatted w/ Amar'e Stoudemire today. For free agency, high on Dallas return. Even Phoenix. And won't be opposed to NY return. Loves Triangle.

  • Why Amar'e Stoudemire won't be following ex-Suns teammates Nash, Marion into retirement anytime soon

    Dallas Morning News "Amar’e Stoudemire was treated like royalty when the Mavericks played at Phoenix on Sunday. He got lots of smiles, hugs and handshakes from workers, friends and media members who cover the Suns and knew him in his eight seasons there. And when he was asked about the glory days when he..." March 26

  • Dolan’s Amar’e gesture shrewdly saved him over $6 million

    New York Post "You can say Knicks owner James Dolan had a heart of gold in letting Amar’e Stoudemire leave the moribund Knicks and join Western Conference title-contender Dallas. And you may want to emphasize “gold.’’ As it turns out, Dolan saved a lot of gold in his buyout of Stoudemire during the All-Star..." March 11

  • Amar'e Stoudemire is not impressed by the Mavericks

    The Score "Amar'e Stoudemire did not sign up for a crummy Dallas Mavericks team. Especially not after leaving a crummy New York Knicks team. Stoudemire chastised his team after the Mavericks were blown out at home to the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-94 on Tuesday. "I came here to win, and we're (4 1/2)..." March 11

  • Amar’e Stoudemire reflects on Knicks’ tenure: ‘No’ regrets

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire was lying on the floor inside the Mavericks locker room Saturday night, his head resting on a foam roller and his legs strapped up to a pair of compression recovery pants as he prepared to play against the Nets. This is the new reality for Stoudemire, who almost five years ago..." March 01

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    Mavs will also be without Amare Stoudemire (rest). #ATLHawks

  • Stoudemire the weapon the Mavs need to make title run

    Fox Sports Southwest "Thanks to the benevolence of the hapless New York Knicks, the Dallas Mavericks have added an explosive player off the bench in veteran big man Amar'e Stoudemire. The Knicks bought out his $23 million contract, making him available to join the Mavs. Stoudemire didn't seem to consider playing..." February 24

  • Stoudemire works out with Mavericks in Oklahoma City but won’t play tonight

    Dallas Morning News "Newly acquired forward Amar’e Stoudemire worked out with the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday morning before his new teammates face the Oklahoma City Thunder on the road later this evening. He is not expected to play. A target date for his debut is Sunday. Stoudemire signed with Dallas on Wednesday..." February 19

  • Amar'e Stoudemire Commits To Sign With Mavericks

    Real GM Basketball "Amar'e Stoudemire has committed to signing with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources tell RealGM. Stoudemire and the New York Knicks agreed upon a buyout on Sunday. The Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs were also interested in Stoudemire." February 17

  • Knicks, Amar'e agree to buyout, ending tenure in New York: source

    New York Daily News "Amar'e Stoudemire's days in New York are over but he could find a new home by the end of the week. A league source told the Daily News that Stoudemire and the Knicks formally reached a buyout prior to Sunday's All Star Game and that the six-time All Star, who should clear waivers by Wednesday,..." February 16

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    As ESPN reported last week, Mavericks are frontrunners to sign Amar'e Stoudemire once he clears waivers. Clippers and Suns also interested

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    Ian Begley @IanBegley

    Sources: #Knicks & Amare's reps remain in talks about a possible buyout but Amar'e hasn't yet made a definitive decision about his future.

  • Amar’e: I’m asking for buyout so I can play with contender

    New York Post "After playing what likely was his final game as a Knick, Amar’e Stoudemire explained his imminent decision about asking for a buyout to sign with a contender is about “Father Time.’’ As Stoudemire stood by his locker after the Knicks 89-83 loss to the Magic Wednesday night, he called it “a..." February 12

  • Amar'e Stoudemire has no regrets over Knicks, contemplating buyout

    New York Daily News "If Wednesday’s game against Orlando ends up being Amar’e Stoudemire’s final one in a Knicks uniform, he will leave with no regrets about his time in New York. Stoudemire said last week that he will use the upcoming week-long All-Star break to decide with his family whether to consider accepting..." February 11

  • Amar’e Stoudemire and Knicks have begun conversation about possible buyout

    New York Daily News "Amar'e Stoudemire's agent, Happy Walters, acknowledged on Wednesday that he has begun conversations with the Knicks about a possible buyout for the former All-Star big man. "I mean, I think there are a lot of options," Walters said on Daily News basketball columnist Frank Isola's NBA Radio show..." February 11

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    Jordan Schultz @Schultz_Report

    Amar'e Stoudemire buyout depends on how much money he wants to give up, but #Suns are likely front-runners/serious contenders if it happens.

  • Report: Warriors ‘would definitely have some interest’ in Amar’e Stoudemire

    Pro Basketball Talk "Amar’e Stoudemire is in the final year of his deal with the Knicks, one that will pay him more than $23 million this season. Unless, of course, he were to agree to a buyout of his deal — something that Stoudemire will reportedly take the All-Star break to consider. Should that happen, plenty..." February 11

  • Time for Knicks to say goodbye to class act Amar’e Stoudemire

    New York Post "Embattled Knicks owner James Dolan has a lot on his plate now, absorbing the horror of a 10-41 season and the embarrassment of his viciously worded email to a longtime Knicks fan being exposed on Deadspin on Sunday. But one matter Dolan still must deal with is whether to let Amar’e Stoudemire..." February 09

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    NBA New York Knicks @nyknicks

    Derek Fisher hopes to have Aldrich & Stoudemire back in the lineup vs. Nets on FRI.

  • Amar’e Stoudemire: A few Knicks wins makes it harder to bolt

    New York Post "Never mind. Amar’e Stoudemire doesn’t want to change cities this season, in fact he even indicated he hasn’t lost hope he will wear the orange and blue in 2015-16. Stoudemire’s five-year, $100 million contract expires July 1, allowing Knicks president Phil Jackson an ability to wheel and..." February 05

  • Knicks may have to play it safe with Amar’e Stoudemire when he returns from injury

    New York Daily News "Derek Fisher acknowledges that the Knicks “have to maybe be the bad guys” with Amar’e Stoudemire once he returns to the lineup in terms of holding the hobbled big man to stricter minutes guidelines to help preserve his long-term health. Stoudemire “probably won’t play” Tuesday night against the..." February 03

  • Amar'e Stoudemire's Knicks career might be on last legs

    Newsday "Amar'e Stoudemire limped out of the trainer's room with a brace over his right knee and his left ankle wrapped. He wanted something for his sore left wrist, too. Stoudemire appears to be hobbling toward the end of a Knicks career that began with such promise five years ago. "It [stinks]..." January 26

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    Marc Berman @NYPost_Berman

    Amare will rest tonight and play tomorrow in Charlotte.

  • Knicks rewind: What Amar’e must do to avoid getting benched

    New York Post "As Derek Fisher tries to make something out of the season’s second half, it’s clear Amar’e Stoudemire’s minutes are not guaranteed. When he’s rolling and looking like he did in his All-Star past, he’ll play. If not, Fisher appears ready to roll with younger guys — newbie forwards Lou Amundson and..." January 20

  • Amar'e: Knicks skid 'mind-boggling'

    ESPN New York "Amar'e Stoudemire has the same reaction as many other New York Knicks fans when he looks at his team's record. "It's beyond my imagination at this point," he said Sunday before a 95-82 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks that extended their losing streak to 11 games. "I never thought I'd see this. ......" January 05

  • Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire hoping to play on Christmas

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire was given a recovery day Tuesday following his two recovery games. Knicks fans probably would like a recovery season. But there is a method to the inactivity for Stoudemire. The Knicks are hopeful his mini-vacation will translate into the same kind of production the..." December 24

  • Amar’e offers a frightful possibility for Carmelo’s back

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire had back spasms during the 2011 playoffs that turned out to be related to a bulging disk. He was shut down late the following season, in March, because of the disk issue. Since that lockout year, Stoudemire’s disk has healed and his back spasms are a thing of the past...." November 27

  • Amar’e can’t hold tongue, gets creative in slamming refs

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire feels the Knicks were struck down by angels Monday night. Stoudemire chose an interesting metaphor to describe the way James Harden rallied the Rockets to victory. In fact, Stoudemire thinks Harden’s 6-of-6 free-throw shooting line in the final period was something out of..." November 25

  • Healthy Amar’e enjoying strong start to season

    New York Post "In the first four Knicks games, Amar’e Stoudemire has scored 43 points and played at least 23 minutes in each game. Hardly Hall of Fame numbers. But consider that last year, Stoudemire got his 43rd point in the Knicks’ 13th game — his ninth because there were health restrictions. “I don’t..." November 05

  • Amar'e Stoudemire ready to embrace 6th Man role; may endorse wine companies

    SNY TV "Amar’e Stoudemire only started one of the Knicks’ six preseason games and he says he’s ready to accept whatever role head coach Derek Fisher gives him, including coming off the bench. “I know whatever the situation is, I’m learning three different positions, as far as the power forward, the..." October 28

  • ‘I feel like I’m 19 again': Amar’e Stoudemire is back

    New York Post "The joy is back for Amar’e Stoudemire. And no, it’s not because he’s been sampling his red wine baths. Rather, Stoudemire feels healthy and with that health comes a feeling that maybe, just maybe, there can be some form of dominance up front alongside Carmelo Anthony for the Knicks this..." October 21

  • Amar'e Stoudemire bathes in wine. No, really, Amar'e Stoudemire bathes in wine

    CBS Sports "Amar'e Stoudemire of the New York Knicks takes baths in wine. What's that? Oh, no, that's not a punchline. It's actually a thing. There's a photo and everything. So does this actually work? Well, some people think so. From the Daily Mail: So what is vinotherapy and how does it work?..." October 16

  • Stoudemire: I feel I'm back to my dominant self

    ESPN New York "It’s been easy to overlook Amar'e Stoudemire this preseason. With all the Knicks buzz surrounding Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher, Carmelo Anthony and the triangle, Stoudemire has been the forgotten man. “Yeah, I think so,” Stoudemire said. “I think the previous years of battling injuries,..." October 08

  • Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani say they are healthy and ready for triangle offense

    New York Daily News "Better check those expiration dates. Amar’e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani will combine for $35.4 million in expiring contracts after the upcoming season for Phil Jackson and the Knicks to have some workable cap space next summer. But both veteran big men claimed to be in good health on Monday,..." September 30

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Fisher added the Knicks will rest Amar'e when he needs it to try to help keep him healthy.

  • Report: Sixers may look to trade for Amar’e Stoudemire at this season’s deadline

    Pro Basketball Talk "Amar’e Stoudemire is entering the final year of his contract with the Knicks, one that will pay him more than $23 million, but is uninsurable due to his history of injuries. When looking at that extreme level of financial risk along with Stoudemire’s current level of production, it wouldn’t..." August 20

  • Source: Stoudemire declines early termination option, will return to Knicks

    CSN Northwest "As most expected, New York Knicks power forward Amar’e Stoudemire has declined to exercise his early termination option and will return to the Knicks for the 2014-15 season to finish out the final year of his five-year, $100 million deal, a league source informed “He is opting in,”..." June 15

  • Amar’e envisions All-Star comeback in Fisher’s system

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire is cooking up a recipe to return to All-Star status next season. Stoudemire, on a book tour for his latest tome, “Cooking with Amar’e,’’ told The Post Thursday night his bonanza final two months in the starting lineup has him eyeing his seventh All-Star appearance in new coach..." June 14

  • Amar’e may leave Knicks for Jerusalem team after 2015

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire might say “Shalom’’ to the NBA and play for his Israeli team in Jerusalem after his contract expires after next season, The Post has learned. Stoudemire is part of a four-man ownership group, including superagent Arn Tellem, that purchased 60 percent of Hapoel Jerusalem last..." April 15

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    Al Iannazzone @Al_Iannazzone

    Woodson said Amar 'e and Tyson will play tomorrow against Bucks.

  • Knicks' Chandler, Stoudemire won't play against Celtics Wednesday

    CBS Sports "Tyson Chandler and Amar'e Stoudemire will miss Wednesday night's game vs. the Boston Celtics, the team announced Wednesday morning. Stoudemire, who has played the best basketball he has in nearly two seasons over the past two weeks, needs a game off for his troublesome knee, and Tyson Chandler is..." March 12

  • Amar’e jabs J.R. for questioning Knicks’ effort

    New York Post "Amar’e Stoudemire appeared to take exception to J.R. Smith’s recent remarks the Knicks aren’t showing enough “heart’’ during this free fall that continued with Sunday’s 109-90 blowout loss to the Bulls. Stoudemire indicated the controversial Smith perhaps isn’t one to judge character. “You..." March 03

  • Report says Knicks to shop Amar’e Stoudemire this summer, but reasoning is flawed

    Pro Basketball Talk "It’s no secret that the Knicks would love to rid themselves of the contract of Amar’e Stoudemire, and not just because he is due more than $23 million next season and his contract is uninsurable against any future injury. That’s a huge chunk of salary that’s preventing New York from rebuilding..." March 02