Amar’e gets teardrop tattoo in memory of his brother


Picture via @amareisreal

Last week we reported that Amar’e Stoudemire’s older brother Hazell was killed in a car crash in Florida. Amar’e was in Florida with his family, and his absence was one of the main reasons for the current Linsanity phenomenon, Jeremy Lin’s incredible rise as an NBA superstar.

Amar’e kept his Twitter pretty quiet about the situation, but did share some of his thoughts:

Boker Tov (good am). May Yah (g/d) the El of the people guide us, an take control of our life. 4 we R here as Ambassadors of Yah (g/d). Amen

Amar’e revealed a new teardrop tattoo in memory of his brother. Last night’s win against the Sacramento Kings was Amar’e’s first game since he lost his brother. He scored 11 points, one more than Lin.


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