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Amar'e Stoudemire Injury: Knicks Forward Apologizes For Incident, Could Miss Season

Amare Stoudemire could miss the rest of the of the 2012 NBA Playoffs after punching a fire extinguisher following the New York Knicks' 104-94 loss to the Miami Heat on Monday night. Stoudemire needed stitches in his left hand and attention from paramedics following the incident. The star forward didn't talk with media after the game, but did tweet an apology to fans:

ESPN's Brian Windhorst tweeted out a picture of the type of extinguisher that Stoudemire hit, and it doesn't look particularly soft. Stoudemire left American Airlines Arena with his arm in a sling and his hand taped. Center Tyson Chandler wasn't optimistic about his teammate's Game 3 status following the loss.

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