Adie’u to Amar’e: A look back at Stoudemire’s Knicks’ career

Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images Amar’e Stoudemire’s tenure with Knicks starts out fine but then he becomes decimated by injuries and postseason failure.

A look back of Amar’e Stoudemire’s time with the Knicks.

July 5, 2010

Amar’e Stoudemire agrees to a five-year, $ 100 million deal with the Knicks and famously declares “The Knicks are back.”

Oct. 27, 2010

In his Knicks debut, Stoudemire puts up 19 points and 10 rebounds in a season-opening win in Toronto.

Dec. 15, 2010

Stoudemire sets a Knicks record with his ninth consecutive 30-point game in a loss to the Celtics.

Feb. 20, 2011

After an MVP-caliber first half, Stoudemire makes his sixth All-Star team and scores 29 points as a starter in the All-Star Game. He was the first Knick voted in as a starter since Patrick Ewing in 1997.

Feb. 22, 2011

Two days after they were opponents in the All-Star Game, Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony become teammates after the Knicks acquired Anthony via trade with Denver, giving the Knicks what they thought would be a championship-caliber one-two punch.

April 13, 2011

Stoudemire finishes the regular season with averages of 25.3 points and 8.2 rebounds per game, which later earned him second-team All-NBA honors.

April 19, 2011

With the Knicks in the playoffs for the first time since 2004, Stoudemire pulled a back muscle while dunking in pregame warmups before Game 2 of the Knicks’ first-round series against the Celtics. He sat out the second half of that game. He played the rest of the series but was mostly ineffective as the Celtics swept the Knicks 4-0.

March 24, 2012

During the second half of a win against Detroit, Stoudemire suffers a bulging disc in his back that puts him out for about a month.

April 30, 2012

After a first-round Game 2 loss in Miami, Stoudemire punches the glass casing of a fire extinguisher, causing a big cut and muscle damage in his left hand. He left the arena in a sling and missed Game 3. Miami won the series in five games.

Oct. 21, 2012

The injury concerns everyone had about Stoudemire come to fruition. The Knicks announce he’ll miss the start of the season because of a ruptured cyst in his left knee. He ended up missing the first 30 games of the season.

March 9, 2013

After playing 29 games, all off the bench, the team announces Stoudemire needs debridement surgery in his right knee.

May 11, 2013

Stoudemire returns for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Pacers, but he plays less than 33 total minutes in four playoff games as the Knicks fall to the Pacers in six.

Sept. 29, 2013

It is revealed that Stoudemire had yet another knee surgery in July 2013, limiting his minutes and availability through the first month of the 2013-14 season.

Jan. 16, 2014

Stoudemire leaves a game against the Pacers with an ankle injury and misses the rest of the month.

March 3, 2014

After previously coming off the bench for all but one game that season, Stoudemire returns to the starting lineup and puts up a strong month in which he averages 16.9 points and 6.6. rebounds per game. It’s not enough to get the Knicks back to the playoffs as they finished 37-45, one game behind Atlanta for the No. 8 seed.

Jan. 15, 2015

Stoudemire returns to action in London against the Bucks after missing 11 of the previous 12 games with a knee injury.

Feb. 6, 2015

Following another absence, this one four games because of an ankle injury, Stoudemire plays in Brooklyn and scores nine points in 18 minutes. Stoudemire had missed 16 of the previous 21 games.

Feb. 11, 2015

In his final game as a Knick, Stoudemire has five points and four rebounds in 14-plus minutes in a loss at Orlando.

Feb. 16, 2015

Knicks waive Stoudemire half a day after the Daily News first reported after the All-Star Game the two sides agreed to a buyout.

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