Amar’e Stoudemire Not Ruling Out Playing Overseas

by July 13, 2011

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.'”