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  • Amar’e Stoudemire scoring for United Hatzalah

    October 13, 2014 | 1:19 pm

    In this season of good deeds, Amar’e Stoudemire is making a point.

    In the upcoming NBA season, United Hatzalah is hoping the New York Knicks’ standout scores plenty of them.

    Stoudemire, 31, has launched Amar’e Saves to promote a campaign that encourages youngsters to contribute...

  • Can Israel’s Gal Mekel make his point in Dallas?

    June 26, 2014 | 1:56 pm

    Basketball analysts viewed the trade Wednesday between the Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks as preliminary maneuvering by both teams wooing the two darlings in this summer’s NBA free-agent class, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony.

    But a far-below-the-radar beneficiary may be...

  • Maccabi Tel Aviv in the NBA? It might not be a hoop dream

    April 16, 2014 | 2:32 pm

    Maccabi Tel Aviv reportedly is heading back to the United States this fall for its first round of exhibition games against NBA teams in five years — but greater developments appear to be in the works for the iconic franchise and Israeli basketball.

    For one, how about NBA squads...

  • Stoudemire seeking Israeli citizenship

    August 2, 2013 | 11:29 am

    Amar’e Stoudemire, the New York Knicks star who claims Hebrew roots and is currently touring Israel, is seeking Israeli citizenship.

    Stoudemire’s agent, Happy Walters, told New York magazine that the Knicks’ power forward is in the process of becoming an Israeli.

    “He’s...

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  • Knicks’ Stoudemire becomes part owner of Jerusalem basketball team

    July 15, 2013 | 9:52 am

    New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire has purchased a stake in the Israeli basketball team Hapoel Jerusalem.

    Stoudemire said Friday on his Twitter feed that he joined an ownership group led by businessman Ori Allon that purchased the team, which participated this season in...

  • Ex-Knick Allan Houston scores with Israel Bonds

    February 17, 2011 | 10:26 am

    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...

  • Knicks’ Stoudemire says he is practicing Jew

    August 23, 2010 | 10:40 am

    Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks reportedly said he is a practicing Jew “spiritually and culturally.”

    Stoudemire, who last month visited Israel on a spiritual journey to explore his Jewish roots, made the comments in an interview with Page Six of The New York Post. He also...

  • Out of Bounds

    By Peter Ephross

    April 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    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.

    The American Jewish Congress (AJCongress) is calling on Katherine Harris, Florida's secretary of state, to bench point guard Charlie...

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