Amar'e Stoudemire
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Amar’e Stoudemire revealed his intention to retire from professional basketball soon.

Stoudemire, a former NBA player and six-time All-Star, cited being far from his family the last four years as the main reason for his intention to retire.

“I think I’m wrapping up soon. I’m missing my family. I’ve been away playing overseas for four years now. It takes six-seven months per year to play. And I’m missing my children so it’s been tough these last four years playing overseas for me,” Stoudemire said in a video interview on “Listen In With KNN” by Fox Sports.

Stoudemire has been playing overseas since 2016.