NBA Free Agents: Amar’e Stoudemire Is Type of Character New York Knicks Need

July 4th, 2010 by Keith Schlosser Leave a reply »

Aside from winning ballgames, the New York City market demands more from its athletes.

In fact, the athletes have a tendency to become more like celebrities, and how well they are perceived by the media is entirely up to them.

The above notion, ladies and gentlemen, is exactly why Amare Stoudemire is a great fit for the Knicks.

By recruiting the league’s top free agents, the Knicks are obviously trying to improve their team. There is absolutely no denying that Stoudemire is a strong player who could improve the Knicks. All parties involved understand that.

What Stoudemire is proving during this free agent period, however, is that he is precisely the type of persona that simply belongs in New York City.

Stoudemire, someone who never shies away from the media, has made sure his tour of New York is being well-documented, starting from the very second his plane touched the city's ground.

Through his Twitter account (you can follow him @amareisreal ), Stoudemire ha ...

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