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Amar’e Stoudemire ‘Homophobic Slur’ On Twitter Causes A Stir

Amar’e Stoudemire’s caused a storm when he abused New York Knicks’ supporter Brian Ferrelli on Twitter.

Ferrelli had sent a tweet to the star saying he’d ‘better come back a lot stronger and quicker to make up for this past season’, the New York Daily News reported.

In response, Stoudemire, who is currently suffering from a hand injury, fired off a private message saying: ‘F*** you. I don’t have to do anything f**.’

NBA officials then launched an investigation after Ferrelli posted a screen grab of the message on the social networking site that started trending.

According to reports, Stoudemire has since apologized to the fan in a subsequent direct message. “I apologize for what I said earlier,” Stoudemire allegedly messaged. “I just got off the plane and had time to think about it. Sorry bro!! No excuses. Won’t happen again.”

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