Former NBA star Amare Stoudemire had a misdemeanor battery charge against him that was fired Tuesday.
Stoudemire was arrested in Florida in December on suspicion of an incident with his daughter. The former Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks great player said in a statement that he was “grateful” about the findings of the investigation.
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“A little over a month ago, my family’s world was turned upside down when we were confronted with allegations we all knew were untrue. I promptly and publicly denied. Today, a full investigation We are grateful that all charges have been dismissed after the incident,” Stoudemire said in a statement obtained by Fox News Digital.
“Fortunately, my family and most importantly my incredible children are all well. My faith in the goodness that we all have is unwavering and Bigger than ever. The love I have for my family knows no bounds. I am looking forward to spending wonderful moments with my family now.
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Stoudemire’s attorney said the charges were dropped after the investigation failed to prove the charges.
Stoudemire’s attorney, Alexander Fox, said: “The court’s evidence against Mr. Stoudemire underscores that he was and was a man of faith and integrity, devoted to his family and community.” added.
Stoudemire was a six-time All-Star and a five-time All-NBA First Team member. After he played his eighth season with the Suns and Steve Nash, the Knicks signed a flashy deal to bring him to New York before the start of his 2010-11 season.
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He played for the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat before going abroad to round out his playing career. Before he left the team, he was an assistant coach for the Brooklyn Nets.