Amar'e Stoudemire to play in Israel next season

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    Amar'e Stoudemire announced at a news conference on Monday that he's playing next season in Israel.

    Stoudemire will join Hapoel Jerusalem as an active player on a 2-year deal. As part of the agreement, Stoudemire will sell his shares in the team to president and majority owner Dr. Ori Allon

    Stoudemire is scheduled to travel to Israel next week as part of an NBA Cares initiative organized by the first Israeli to ever play in the NBA -- Sacramento'sOmri Casspi -- and has taken a great interest in the country over the past few years since revealing that he has Jewish roots on his mother's side.

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