according to ESPN
Amare Stoudemire of the New York Knicks is being sued for a response to a fan on Twitter, which is being called offensive and derogatory according to NBA’s Vice President Stu Jackson. Amare apologized after the incident quote “I am a huge supporter of civil rights for all people, I am disappointed in myself for my statement to a fan. I should have known better and there is no excuse”. The NBA will fine Amare 50k for his gay slur on Twitter.