NEW YORK (WFAN) — The jokes started almost immediately.
After it became apparent that Amar’e Stoudemire punched the glass panel of a fire extinguisher following the Knicks 104-94 loss to the Heat on Monday, comments flooded Twitter.
We’ve posted some of the best below:
–@netw3rk: “You are really dumb” – Me signing Amar’e’s cast
–@jimrome: Amar’e Stoudemire punched the glass to a fire extinguisher?! Use the axe, man. That’s what it’s there for.
–@MikeSielskiWSJ: Well, in fairness, it WAS an emergency.
–@LoHudKnicks: Woodson: “I would prefer not to talk about STAT’s hand. Mostly because it has been amputated. Gonna leave this to the doctors.”
–@jasonWSJ: Well, did Amar’e put out the locker room fire, or not?; Thank goodness all fire extinguisher fights are best-out-of-7.
–@PTI, and others: To his credit, Amare was attacking the glass.
–@EricStangel: Amar’e Stoudemire throws punch, cuts hand in locker room. Steiner Sports selling bloody fire extinguisher for $2,199…
–@TheBigLead: Hope it doesn’t hurt his trade value
@russbengtson: Amar’e may not be the sharpest tool in the shed, but he sure knows how to find it and punch it, whatever it is.
@jdubs88: I’m thinkin this may be a “broken glass half full” moment for Knicks. Better w/out Amar’e?
And of course the fire extinguisher now has an account @AAAExtinguisher.
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