Dragan Bender, a 17-year-old from Croatia, is heading to New York City for this weekend’s NBA All-Star Game festivities to see the likes of LeBron James and Kevin Durant. The Israeli team Maccabi Tel Aviv believes Bender, a 6-foot-11 power forward, could one day be playing in the...
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New York Knicks power forward Amar’e Stoudemire is leaving New York after five seasons with the team to play for the Dallas Mavericks. The Hapoel Jerusalem part-owner, who is reportedly in the process of obtaining Israeli citizenship, negotiated a buyout with the Knicks and then signed a $477,150 deal with the Mavs, starting immediately.
“Although I leave the Knicks with a heavy heart, I wish the organization the best of luck,” Stoudemire said in a statement. “Once a Knick always a Knick.”
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