Amare Stoudemire Injures His Hand While Heading Back To The Locker Room: See What Happened As Well As His Status For Game 3

Photo of Stoudemire leaving AmericanAirlines Arena in a sling.

Following up a 100-67 game one victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday, the Miami Heat won again at home this time winning, 104-94.

Frustrations grew in the Knicks locker room as the Knicks who now trail 0-2 to the Heat, as they head back to New York for game three, may be heading back without star forward, Amare Stoudemire.

A team spokesman confirmed Monday night that while heading back to the locker room after walking off the floor, Stoudemire punched the glass casing surrounding a fire extinguisher that was in a hallway of AmericanAirlines Arena. As a result to punching the glass casing, Stoudemire, would need medical assistance on his left hand according to the team.

The team wouldn’t comment any further regarding the severity or time table for the injury. However, Stoudemire would be seen leaving AmericanAirlines Arena with his hand in a sling and heavily bandaged.

His status for game three is uncertain, but a league source said that he’s “almost certain” that Stoudemire will miss both game three and the remainder of the series as well.

“How severe it is I don’t know. I’m trying to learn more about it. That’s it. Let’s talk about the game,” Knicks interim head coach, Mike Woodson said.

No MRIs or X-Rays have been taken though Stoudemire who did need stitches according to Knicks guard, J.R. Smith, will most likely undergo testing when the team arrives back in New York.

Game three is set to tip off on Thursday at 7:00 P.M. Eastern time, at Madison Square Garden.

“I just know he has a laceration and he is probably going to be out,” Knicks center, Tyson Chandler told reporters. “You can’t fault anybody because Amare is a good person that has high emotions at times. One quick decision-making mistake, and now you’ve got to deal with repercussions.’’

Though, with Stoudemire’s status still up in the air, Knicks forward, Carmelo Anthony is remaining positive as he told reporters that the series is far from over.

“The series is still up in the air. It’s their home court. It’s our turn now. We can’t wait to get back and protect home court. We’ve got to keep everybody positive. It’s far from over.”

As for Stoudemire, he wouldn’t comment to reporters after the game most likely due to his injury however, he would comment on twitter where he apologized.

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Metta World Peace Suspended

Will the suspension of Metta World Peace hurt the Lakers?

Coming just two days after the fiasco between Los Angeles Lakers forward, Metta World Peace and Oklahoma City Thunder guard, James Harden, the NBA has decided to suspended World Peace for seven games.

The two were involved in a one sided “fight” where World Peace after a dunk began celebrating and unintentionally, as he described it threw an elbow, which knocked Harden to the floor.

After the game, World Peace would address the media about his elbow play.

“During that play I just dunked on (Kevin) Durant and (Serge) Ibaka and I got really emotional and excited and it was unfortunate that James had to get hit with an unintentional elbow,” World Peace told reporters. “I hope he’s OK. The Thunder, they’re playing for a championship this year, so I hope that he’s OK and I apologize to the Thunder and to James Harden.”

World Peace would go onto add saying, “You know, it was such a great game and it was unfortunate so much emotion was going on at that time. … That’s it for today.”

Now, two days after throwing an unintentional elbow at Harden, World Peace said on his website (www.ronartest.com) in a statement responding to the seven game suspension, given to him by the NBA saying, “I apologize to the Oklahoma City Thunder fans and the OKC organization. I look forward to getting back on the floor with my teammates and competing for the Lakers fans.”

As for Harden he would post on his twitter account saying that he felt good.

Though despite, Harden’s health being in a good state, NBA Commissioner, David Stern said in a statement that these types of issues need to be taken very seriously.

“The concussion suffered by James Harden demonstrates the danger posed by violent acts of this kind, particularly when they are directed at the head area,” Stern said in a statement. “We remain committed to taking necessary measures to protect the safety of NBA players, including the imposition of appropriate penalties for players with a history of on-court altercations.”

As for the Lakers, they too accepted the seven game suspension as general manager, Mitch Kupchak too released a statement saying:

“Metta has for the most part been a model citizen both on and off the court since joining the Lakers. Still, his most recent lapse in judgment is not to be condoned or accepted. His actions could have seriously injured another player, and his absence during this suspension will hurt our team as well. While we accept the league’s decision, we will be supportive of Metta and try to help him be more professional on the court.”

In other news, as a result to the Los Angeles Clippers losing to the Atlanta Hawks, 109-102 the Lakers, will clinch the number three seed and will face either the Denver Nuggets or the Dallas Mavericks.

As for World Peace, his suspension will start Thursday against the Sacramento Kings in the Lakers season finale.

“It’s hard to get into a guy’s head and know exactly what happened in that situation,” Bryant told reporters. “I haven’t really spoken to him about it. You’ve really got to ask him.”

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Florida Marlins Manager, Ozzie Guillen Responds To His Comments About Dictator Fidel Castro

New Marlins manager, Ozzie Guillen possibly leaving?

Last week Miami Marlins Manager, Ozzie Guillen made headlines for his comments in Time magazine regarding Cuban Dictator, Fidel Castro in a negative way. Guillen told the magazine that he loved and respected Castro and admired what he did.

“I respect Fidel Castro,” Guillen said in the article. “You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last 60 years, but that [expletive] is still here.”

However, those comments wouldn’t sit well with fans, community members, and other people not involved in the baseball community as people wanted Guillen fired.

So as a result to all of the publicity surrounding his comments, Guillen decided to address the media on Monday before his team’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies that afternoon.

“I want to make everything clear what’s going on. Then people can see me and know what I think,” Guillen told reporters inside the dugout. “I think it’s the proper thing so people can see my eyes and ask every question they want to ask.”

Guillen would go onto continue…

“I want to get the thing over with. I told the Marlins I want to fly [back] as soon as I can, and tomorrow’s a day off,” Guillen said. “I don’t want to [talk about it] in Philadelphia. I want to be in Miami and clear everything up.”

As for what he meant by that was a press conference, which he scheduled for Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time zone at Marlins Park. As for who could come? Guillen said anyone, as he didn’t want to hide or not answer anyone’s questions.

“I want the people there. Whoever feels about it, ask me any questions,” Guillen said. “I want you to ask what you ask, because I feel bad? Yes. I feel embarrassed? Yes.”

However, a press conference and apologies aren’t good enough as a Cuban-American advocacy group in Miami, Vigilia Mambisa, has said that they will orchestrate a boycott until the Marlins fire Guillen.

The Marlins would also respond to the comments made by Guillen saying that they have no respect for Castro or his doings, saying, “We are aware of the article,” the team said. “There is nothing to respect about Fidel Casto. He is a brutal dictator who has caused unthinkable pain for more than 50 years. We live in a community filled with victims of this dictatorship, and the people in Cuba continue to suffer today.”

On a lighter note, the Marlins would bounce back from a 6-5 loss to Cincinnati on Sunday as they would defeat the Phillies, 6-2 improving to 2-3 on the season.

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Dog Eats Guys Four Masters Tickets: See What He Did To Get Them Back

Here's a picture of one of the tickets that Russ Berkman's dog ate.

What would you do if your dog really did eat something of yours? Such as your homework, your dinner that you left on the table, your shoe, or something like that? But what if your dog ate something very valuable to you, like four tickets to the Masters?

Yes, that’s right the Masters, live from Augusta, the world’s best golfers competing for the glorious, one of a kind, green jacket and the only thing stopping you from going was your dog.

What would you do?

-Would you buy four more tickets?

-Call Augsta National, telling them that your dog ate your tickets, story?

-Or would you force it out of him (the dog)?

Well for Seattle man, Russ Berkman, who originally won the four tickets in an online lottery, which awarded the winner four practice tickets to Augusta. Came home from his late night shopping trip on Saturday night and found out that his Swiss Mountain dog, named Sierra, had the four tickets as a late night snack.

“When I walked in the house, I noticed there was a few strings on my hard wood floors that appeared to be the strings on my Masters tickets,” Berkman said in an interview on radio station KJR.

In the state of shock, that the old excuse, “my dog ate my homework” really just happened to him, except that it was his masters’ tickets, instead of his homework, left Berkman completely speechless.

So, clueless of what to do, he decided to call his girlfriend. Asking her of what he could possibly do to get the tickets back, or just to still be able to attend the Masters, she came up with an idea; force it out. She told Berkman to make Sierra throw it up, so he would.

Berkman would do so by feeding his dog, hydrogen peroxide, an alternative that he knew was “harmless” to his dog.

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