• Stoudemire to honor late brother Hazell when Knicks face Magic

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Jan 5, 2013
    Amar’e Stoudemire will honor his late brother, Hazell Stoudemire, by inviting 30 children from their hometown of Lake Wales, Fla., to watch the Knicks play the Orlando Magic on Saturday. AMAR'E TO HONOR LATE BROTHER HAZELL His timing and fitness will improve, assuming there are no physical setbacks, of course. To honor his late brother, Hazell, Amar'e Stoudemire has invited 30 high-schoolers from their hometown of Lake Wales, Fla., to watch the New York Knicks-Orlando Magic game at the Amway Center on Saturday night. 6 when his 2007 Cadillac Escalade collided with the rear of a tractor trailer on Highway 27 in Lake Wales. Hazell Stoudemire was 35. It has been a struggle for Stoudemire, who had knee surgery in October and has played just two games in eight months. According to the Florida Highway Patrol’s accident report, Stoudemire, who was not wearing a seat belt, was driving “at a high rate of speed” and was trying to pass the tractor trailer. But he also compared this moment in his career to when he returned from microfracture surgery in Phoenix and went on to make the All-NBA team in three of his final four seasons for the Suns.
    • Stoudemire Commemorates Brother's Death

      The Knicks' forward commemorated the death of his brother, Hazell, who died in a traffic accident, by inviting 30 children to a game against the Orlando Magic.
      Source: nytimes.com
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