Stoudemire is playing for Hapoel Jerusalem in the Israeli Premier League

SIX-time NBA All-Star Amare Stoudemire has come under fire for saying that he would avoid a teammate if he discovered the player is gay.

The distasteful comments came just two days after the big-man won Israel’s prestigious Martin Luther King Jr. Award for his work with underprivileged children.

Stoudemire is playing for Hapoel Jerusalem in the Israeli Premier League, and was asked about a hypothetical gay teammate by Israeli website Walla Sport.

“I’m going to shower across the street, make sure my change of clothes are around the corner,” Stoudemire said, with a grin. “And I’m going to drive; take a different route to the gym.”

If you aren’t near a television or mobile device live-streaming Sunday’s field-day festivities and are looking for visual proof, here you go:

That’s Garrett blazing a 4.64 40-yard time, which is impressive solely based on the fact that he’s 6-4, 272 pounds. But as you saw above, he’s also faster than three of the best quarterbacks in the draft — Mitchell Trubisky, Deshaun Watson and DeShone Kizer. Which probably means little in terms of football ability, but certainly reinforces Garrett’s freakish athleticism. And, of course, it definitely clarifies where to place your bet should these four ever face off in a footrace.

In the latest round of CBSSports.com mock drafts (all were filed before the combine but will be updated in the coming days), all six writers have the Browns taking
Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he’s covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL’s FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders…

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