By Ohm Youngmisuk
It’s been easy to overlook Amar’e Stoudemire this preseason.
With all the Knicks buzz surrounding Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher, Carmelo Anthony and the triangle, Stoudemire has been the forgotten man.
“Yeah, I think so,” Stoudemire said. “I think the previous years of battling injuries, people have forgot.
“But it’s my job to remind them.”
There’s no better time for Stoudemire to remind people what he can do than this season. He’s entering his 13th season and the final year of his Knicks contract, which is worth $23.4 million.
The future is uncertain for Stoudemire. In addition to possibly playing his final season for the Knicks, he could be doing so while playing in a new system — the triangle.
But Stoudemire says he feels stronger and healthier than last season and is ready to return to the old Amar’e.
Last season, Stoudemire started off on a playing time restriction. Former coach Mike Woodson wanted to keep his knees healthy for the long run.
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