Meet the pro basketball player whose journey took him from Catholic prep school to the New York Knicks to Israel.
Hebrew Israelite Amar’e Stoudemire says farewell to Hapoel Jerusalem.
“I am deeply sorry for offending anyone,” the basketball star said.
(JTA) — Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire made an unlikely move in August, when he retired from the NBA and signed a two-year deal with the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem. But it seems the choice was the right one for the 34-year old basketball player, who raves about his “adopted homeland” in a recent interview with…
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