An NBA player on the Phoenix Suns.
Goes by the nickname of STAT - standing tall and talented.
#32 6’10 245 out of Cypress Creed HS.
His true position is the 4 (PF) but he often plays the 5(C) because of Phoenix’s small ball style.
He was initially set to go the Memphis to play college ball but instead went pro and was selected #9 by the Phoenix Suns in the 2002 NBA draft.
He beat out Yao Ming for to receive Rookie of the Year.
Considered by many including Charles Barkley as the best young big man in the NBA.
He is coming off of a knee injury that sidelined for the 2005-2006 season.
He is known for his nasty dunks but has added a jump shot and many other moves each year he has been in the NBA.
Watch Amare Stoudemire take the Suns to the promise land in 2006-2007.