Amar'e Carsares Stoudemire was born 16 November 1982. he is an American professional basketball power forward for the New York Knicks. Taken in the first round, with the ninth overall pick in 2002 NBA Draft, he spent the first eight years of his career with the Phoenix Suns. He is listed as 6 foot 10 inch and 249 pound (113 kg).
He did not start playing organized basketball until he was 14. Stoudemire played just two years in high school level basketball, but in these two years he was named MVP of the Nike Summer League. He committed to play at the University of Memphis but never attended school.
on 30 June 2010 selected Stoudemire out of his contract with the Suns, making him an unrestricted free agent. On July 5, 2010, contracted Stoudemire and New York Knicks basically a contract estimated to be worth about $ 99,700,000 over five years. On the first day free agents were allowed to officially sign the Knicks formally introduced Stoudemire at Madison Square Garden.