Survivor Stoudemire the only prepster drafted
PHOENIX -- Amare Stoudemire defied the odds. He was 12 when his father died. His older brother is in prison. His mother has been jailed many times.
Stoudemire attended six high schools, and still emerged the most coveted prep player in the country. On Wednesday, the Phoenix Suns made the 19-year-old power forward the No. 9 pick in the NBA draft.
"It's a dream come true, you know what I mean,'' Stoudemire
said when introduced at a news conference on Thursday. "I finally
have the chance ...
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