Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 9:10 am  |  4 responses

Amar’e Stoudemire Not Ruling Out Playing Overseas

STAT flip-flopped on his stance of whether or not he could envision himself playing in another league during the NBA lockout. From the NY Post: “After saying he wouldn’t, Amar’e Stoudemire is the latest NBA stud to say he would consider going overseas in the event of a long NBA lockout. ‘It’s not a definite thing that I’m not going to sign overseas,’ the Knicks All-Star forward said yesterday on ESPN Radio, getting his point across despite a double negative. And his position goes against a weekend tweet in which Stoudemire claimed, ‘Europe teams are calling, I think I’m going 2 stay here in the states. My loyalty is with the State of New York and the NYK’s. Who’s with me?’ Stoudemire’s agent, Happy Walters, declined comment until he could sift through all the particulars, but a person close to Stoudemire insisted ‘all the guys are going to leave their options open.’”

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  • Waggle

    His agent’s first name is Happy? Amazing.

  • bull22

    the only way alot of these players
    go is not for the love of the game, its because they either need the money or because billy hunter is having them play these mind games with the media, the fans and the owners….. thats the bottom line here…

  • http://www.triplajunearthed.com/dacre Dacre

    …but a person close to stoudemire insisted……?? So slamonline is now TMZ???
    OKay, I’m out. I’ll get back to slam online if there is a season. Laters.