Amare Stoudemire's trade to Warriors on holdPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX - The earliest that the Phoenix Suns owners can complete the Amare Stoudemire trade with the Golden State Warriors is July 8, according to the NBA rules. So between now and then this deal that was agreed to in principal Thursday night could fall apart leaving the Suns in a real mess.
Amare would go to Golden State in exchange for a package of players including Golden States first round pick Steph Curry but there are several hurdles to be cleared.
The Warriors have laid a contract extension to Amare's agent totaling five years. Stoudemire wants a maximum amount contract which the Warriors have not conceded to doing.
Also, Stoudemire's eye injury and knee surgeries would have to be given a complete clean physical by the Warrrios medical staff. Stoudemire has yet to speak about the Warriors proposal and what he would do if the trade falls apart. He can opt out of his contract with the Suns after next season.