Amar’e Stoudemire, the New York Knicks star who claims Hebrew roots and is currently touring Israel, is seeking Israeli citizenship.
New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire has purchased a stake in the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem.
Allan Houston, a former All-Star with the New York Knicks and now their assistant general manager, was awarded State of Israel Bond's 2011Martin Luther King Award. Ido Aharoni, acting consul general of Israel in New York, presented the award Wednesday on the court at Madison Square Garden before the Knicks played the Atlanta Hawks.
Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks reportedly said he is a practicing Jew "spiritually and culturally."
A New York Knicks basketball player has more to worry about this week than his team's current opponent in the NBA playoffs -- despite his apology.