Amar'e Stoudemire was traded to the New York Knicks from the Phoenix Suns in the NBA 2010-2011 season. So far playing alongside Carmelo Anthony, has made him a better player. He still wears the number 1. Amar'e Stoudemire is currently the starting power forward for the knicks due to the recent trade sending Tyson Chandler from the Mavericks to the knicks. This trade may also help Amar'e Stoudemire elevate his game even farther.