Retired NBA star Amar’e Stoudemire apologized Wednesday for recent remarks taken to be anti-gay.
“I want to apologize for my offensive comments against the LGBT community,” Stoudemire said in a statement released by his current team, Hapoel Jerusalem in the Israeli Premier League. “These remarks were taken from a larger interview where a reporter was asking me hypothetical questions, and all my answers had a comedic undertone.”
In a recent interview with Israeli website Walla Sport, Stoudemire was asked how he would deal with an openly gay teammate. He answered:
“I’m going to shower across the street, make sure my change of clothes are around the corner. And I’m...