Due to the tragic death of his brother, Amare has been away from the team down in Florida with his family grieving. He has missed all of the 3 wins that Jeremy Lin provided New York, reports indicate that he will most likely be returning to the squad Monday the 13th.
Amar’e Stoudemire is not expected to rejoin the Knicks until Monday, head coach Mike D’Antonisaid on Wednesday.
“This is a tough time for him,” D’Antoni said.“Whatever time he needs to take, he’ll take. And we’ll get him back as soon as possible,” D’Antoni said on Monday. “I know he’s very close to his brother so my heart goes out to him. He cherishes his family.”