Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Amar’e Stoudemire spent all last week in New York City with his good friend Carmelo Anthony, attending a Jay-Z/Eminem show at Yankee Stadium among other outings.
“He was in a great mood,” Stoudemire, who signed a five-year, $100 million deal with the Knicks in July, said at the Knicks’ Media Day.
“He loves the city of New York. I really don’t know who wouldn’t love the city of New York. It’s such a beautiful, great city. And he’s from here. But I don’t know how much that plays a factor in the decision where he’s going to play.”
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.