Stoudemire, who has played for the New York Knicks and Phoenix Suns, converted to Judaism while living in Israel in August 2020.
Former NBA star Amar'e Stoudemire discussed his relationship with Judaism on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” on Tuesday.
On October 15, fans steadily lined up for a selfie with Stoudemire and a taste of his signature Stoudemire Burger.
"My favorite Jewish holiday is coming up. You know why? Because we all go out and live in shacks," he joked.
With high hopes after last year’s condensed continental success, yellow-and-blue falls flat.
“I mean, there’s so many d’var Torahs you can do for Pesach, bro,” he said. He recited the story of Moses and said how he could never see himself as being capable of doing what the Biblical hero did.
The house, which sits on a 2.3-acre estate, is located outside of Miami.
In an interview with Bloomberg published Wednesday, Stoudemire said he brings an “antique gold menorah” with him wherever he goes.
The likable Stoudemire, a six-time NBA All-Star and a bronze medalist with the USA Olympic basketball team in 2004, recently returned to New York from Israel.
Amar'e described his journey from young scholar to aspiring ‘prophet’ of Judaism