PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 8: Amar'e Stoudemire #5 of the Miami Heat stands on the court during the game against the Phoenix Suns on January 8, 2016 at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)
By Walter Villa
When starting center Hassan Whiteside got hurt, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra turned to center Amar’e Stoudemire, a six-time NBA All-Star.
On Sunday night, Stoudemire came through again, scoring 13 points and grabbing 12 rebounds to help the Heat defeat the Atlanta Hawks 105-87 at American Airlines Arena.
The Heat are 4-1 with Stoudemire as a starter, including their current four-game win streak.
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