Former All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire joining Big3 League


Six-time NBA All-Star Amar’e Stoudemire has joined the Big3 League.

Stoudemire will serve as a captain of the Tri-State team, alongside Jermaine O’Neal and Nate Robinson.

Stoudemire, 35, is among 22 former NBA players to commit to the summertime 3-on-3 league as either a player captain or coach for its second season.

Stoudemire last played professionally in Israel in 2017. The 14-year NBA veteran played eight seasons with the Phoenix Suns and four-plus seasons with the New York Knicks before finishing his career with stints with the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat. Stoudemire signed a one-day contract with the Knicks in 2016 and officially retired from the NBA.

Other notable ex-NBA players who have joined the Big3 for this season include Greg Oden, Baron Davis and Metta World Peace.

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