American-Israeli, Amar’e Stoudemire, star of six-time Turkish Airlines FIBA Euroleague champions Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv and a six-time NBA All-Star, appears as a special guest on FOX Sports Radio 96.9FM/1340AM show “Listen In With KNN”, hosted by Award-winning presenter, Kelsey N. Nelson, on June 25 to discuss his season so far playing under 2019 Israeli Coach of the Year, Ioannis Sfairopoulos, at the Menora Mivtachim Arena, signing in January 2020 for Hapoel Jerusalem’s rivals, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv, after spending two widely productive seasons with the Israeli Premier League giants, as well as the Florida-born forward, a recipient of 2017 Martin Luther King Jr Award, courtesy of his well-documented humanitarian efforts, touching on his Jewish faith and Hebrew culture in the scenic beauty of Tel Aviv.
Stoudemire, who is a two-time Israeli Premier League All-star, 2016 Israeli State Cup winner and 2017 Israeli Premier League champion, furthermore touches on his philanthropy throughout Israel, the distinct honor of playing for the highly decorated 53-time Israeli Premier League champions, Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv’s legendary Gate ultras, while also sharing his most memorable NBA career highlights.
Maccabi Tel Aviv, an elite professional sports institution, which also boasts current Israeli Premier League champions, the esteemed professional football club, Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C, the 22-time Israeli Premier League holders and 23-time State Cup winners, remains as the most successful professional sports entity in Israel; Maccabi Tel Aviv also has professional entities in volleyball, handball, swimming, and judo.
Stoudemire, a member of Hapoel Jerusalem’s 2017 Israeli Basketball Super League Final championship-winning team, which defeated Maccabi Haifa, 86-83, which signified Hapoel Jerusalem’s fifth State Cup title, has been at the forefront of promoting peace and solidarity throughout Israel courtesy of his basketball camps in Israel.
The Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv star, who received Israeli citizenship in March 2019, converted to Judaism in April 2018.
Stoudemire, associated with the Hebrew Israelites, also has successful ventures outside of professional basketball in Israel, namely wine company, Stoudemire Cellars, which is produced in Kfar Tikvah.
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