Skip to content

Amar’e Stoudemire discusses meaning behind his teardrop tattoo (VIDEO)

Apr 12, 2013, 9:15 AM EST

Amar’e Stoudemire is the subject of an hour-long EPIX Original Documentary entitled Amar’e Stoudemire: In The Moment that will premiere on April 19, the eve of the NBA playoffs.

The video clip above is the most interesting of those released in advance, and features Stoudemire discussing the meaning of the teardrop tattoo he has on his face below his right eye, which is a tribute to his brother Hazell who passed away in February of 2012.

There are a few more clips on the EPIX YouTube page worth checking out, and we’ll have a review of the documentary for you before it drops next Friday.

Latest Posts
  1. Derrick Rose scheduled for surgery Friday, will have all or part of meniscus removed

    Feb 26, 2015, 5:45 PM EST

    Derrick Rose Derrick Rose

    He is having all or part of the meniscus removed, which makes for a faster recovery.

  2. Reports: Kings’ Darren Collison to have surgery, likely done for season

    Feb 26, 2015, 5:00 PM EST

    Golden State Warriors v Sacramento Kings Getty Images

    While in theory he could return for a few games, in practice that’s not going to happen.

  3. Heat sign Michael Beasley to 10-day contract

    Feb 26, 2015, 1:11 PM EST

    San Antonio Spurs v Miami Heat - 2014 NBA Finals Game Three Getty Images

    This will be Beasley’s third stint with Miami

  4. Would Rajon Rondo leave the Mavericks for the Lakers?

    Feb 26, 2015, 12:29 PM EST

    Los Angeles Lakers v Dallas Mavericks Getty Images

    Reports emerging Rondo ‘unlikely’ to re-sign with Dallas

  5. This is the fear: Is Derrick Rose on his way to the Penny Hardaway, Bill Walton club?

    Feb 26, 2015, 11:12 AM EST

    Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose waits for the start of a media interview at the start of the team's training camp at the Berto Arena in Chicago, Illinois Reuters

    It’s too early to say with Rose what hs legacy will be.

  6. Jusuf Nurkic gets most-polite technical foul (video)

    Feb 26, 2015, 9:08 AM EST

    Phoenix Suns v Denver Nuggets Getty Images

    Nuggets center just handed ball to Markieff Morris

  7. Frustrated DeMarcus Cousins takes out anger kicking chair (VIDEO)

    Feb 26, 2015, 1:42 AM EST

    Memphis Grizzlies v Sacramento Kings Getty Images

    Cousins tried to contain his anger and did… until the folding chair provoked him.

  8. Michael Carter-Williams believes he wouldn’t have been traded from Sixers if it was up to his head coach

    Feb 25, 2015, 10:00 PM EST

    Philadelphia 76ers v Milwaukee Bucks Getty Images

    Carter-Williams was sent to the Bucks in a deadline day deal, but believes he’d still be with the Sixers if Brett Brown was calling the shots.

Featured video

Is Derrick Rose the next Penny Hardaway?
Top 10 NBA Player Searches
  1. M. Carter-Williams (8244)
  2. K. Durant (8155)
  3. C. Bosh (7976)
  4. D. Howard (7273)
  5. S. Curry (6889)
  1. P. George (6842)
  2. D. Rose (6696)
  3. A. Davis (6444)
  4. B. Beal (6214)
  5. I. Canaan (5803)