Amar’e Stoudemire — despite spending more time and having more success with the Suns — signed with the Knicks to retire. Why not Phoenix? John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7: Stoudemire was linked to the Suns last year, but a return never happened. It didn’t make more sense now. Phoenix already has 15 players, the regular-season roster limit. John Jenkins and Alan Williams have unguaranteed deals, but why waive one for Stoudemire? The Suns are semi-rebuilding, and Tyson Chandler already serves as a veteran big. There’s a reason Stoudemire retired rather then sign somewhere. Maybe nobody wanted him. But it’s also only July, and teams are still filling out their rosters. If Stoudemire wants to
Chris Bosh saw a second straight season end early due to blood clots last February, but the story of his 2015-16 hardly ended there. While Bosh and the Miami Heat largely kept their disagreements out of the press, reports indicated that player and team were at odds over when he should return to the court. Bosh apparently wanted to play in the postseason (where the Heat took the Toronto Raptors to seven games in the Eastern Conference Semifinals), but the team did not want to risk his health.