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Former NBA Star Amar'e Stoudemire Says He Would Avoid a Gay Teammate

Former NBA Star Amar'e Stoudemire Says He Would Avoid a Gay Teammate

Former NBA Star Amar'e Stoudemire Says He Would Avoid a Gay Teammate

Former NBA star Amar'e Stoudemire is making headlines in the United States, despite playing overseas.

Stoudemire currently plays for an Israeli professional team Hapoel Jerusalem and many different players said they wouldn't have a problem with a gay teammate. The ex-NBA star had a different take on the matter. 

"I'm going to shower across the street, make sure my change of clothes are around the corner," Stoudemire said. "And I'm going to drive — take a different route to the gym."

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Although it seemed as if Stoudemire was just joking, his statements about there being some truth to it has everyone talking.