Amar’e Stoudemire’s older brother was killed in a car crash in Florida early Monday morning.
TMZ.com reported that Hazell Stoudemire, 35, died on the scene in Lake Wales after crashing into the rear end of a tractor trailer.
Amar’e Stoudemire, the star forward of the New York Knicks, is not expected to play Monday night when the Knicks host the Utah Jazz.
Hazell Stoudemire is Amar’e Stoudemire’s full brother. The NBA star also has a younger half-brother, Marwan Williams, whom he watched over during his days with the Phoenix Suns but now is imprisoned on armed robbery charges.