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Ex-NBA star to receives Israeli citizenship

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Former American star Amar'e Stoudemire, currently with Hapoel Jerusalem club, will receive Israeli citizenship, of Interior Deri has announced.

submitted an application for citizenship on February 10, about two weeks after he was approved as a resident of Israel, the said on Tuesday.

Deri said is one of the greatest athletes to play in He wants to tie his fate with Israel, reported.

The 36-year-old was with the since 2002 with the Phoenix Suns, New York Knicks, and He joined Hapoel in 2016.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 08:36 IST
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