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Amare Stoudemire
Amare Stoudemire
Position: -
Born: 11/16/82
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:244 lbs. / 111.1 kg.
Earnings: $165,683,566 ($193,531,431*)
Stoudemire, 38, is no gentleman farmer. Although he does have staff, he does much of the work himself when he’s not on the road with the Nets. “I have a farm hand, but I’m definitely putting in the hours helping him out,” he says. “You have to learn how to operate machinery, like the tractor, learn the land, how to gather the cattle, how to fix the fence posts, how to stack the hay for the barn. So there’s definitely some work that goes into it, but it’s been fun for me.”
Stoudemire says he wants to build on the legacy of the African-American farmers who have worked the land in the U.S. for centuries. About 100 years ago, there were an estimated 1 million Black farmers in the U.S. Fewer than 50,000 remain because of “historic discrimination within the U.S. Department of Agriculture,” according to a February announcement of the Justice for Black Farmers Act, spearheaded by Sen. Cory Booker, a Democrat from New Jersey. “I started reading more about how a lot of those farmers were somewhat taken advantage of when it came to new bills that were being signed and so forth for farmers,” Stoudemire explains. “So it became pretty interesting to me to show face and that there are still African Americans who are passionate about farming.”
Stoudemire is on the right side again, albeit as a player development coach for the Nets, who are recovering from a loss to the Bucks in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, but remain in the driver’s seat for the series entering Sunday’s matchup. “For the Bucks right now, Game 4 is a must-win,” Stoudemire told The Post. “Same as it was in Game 3. They came out with a lot of energy. They are going to want to do the same in Game 4. For us in Brooklyn, we’re like, ‘Let’s get these guys out of here, win Game 4 and go home to seal the deal.’ Both teams are coming with some straight force.”
Five of the eight remaining head coaches in the playoffs are former NBA players, including three of Stoudemire’s contemporaries. If he so desires, the next step up the ladder is becoming a bench assistant. “We’ll see what next year brings, but I’ve truly enjoyed it so far,” he said. “A lot of players on our team I’ve played against. A lot of young players respect the things I did from a basketball-standpoint or the off-court leadership roles I played. It’s easy to speak to them in a manner of trying to help them out.”
Justin Kubatko: Zion Williamson recorded the highest FG% in NBA history by a player who averaged at least 25 PPG: 61.1 – Williamson, 2020-21 60.4 – Kevin McHale, 1986-87 60.0 – Charles Barkley, 1989-90 59.9 – Shaquille O’Neal, 1993-94 59.0 – Amar’e Stoudemire, 2007-08