Amar’e Stoudemire Legacy Celebration

Amar’e Stoudemire Legacy Celebration


Rasheen Farlow, Corein Carter, Amar’e Stoudemire, & Rashaad Lambert.  Photo Credit: Anthony Steverson

On March 17th, amidst an atmosphere of anticipation and reverence, STK and Gran Coramino joined forces to orchestrate a momentous occasion: the retirement of NBA legend Amar’e Stoudemire’s jersey and the unveiling of his “32 Stats of Excellence.” The venue, set in Phoenix, served as the perfect backdrop for an evening dedicated to honoring Stoudemire’s extraordinary career, coinciding with his official induction into the Phoenix Suns Ring of Honor.

This exclusive event, curated by Culture Makers INC in collaboration with STK, was designed to be an intimate affair, attended by precisely 32 esteemed guests. Each carefully selected attendee represented a facet of Stoudemire’s illustrious journey and his significant impact on the basketball world.


Travque.  Photo Credit: Anthony Steverson

One of the highlights of the evening was undoubtedly the meticulously crafted menu, inspired by Stoudemire’s favorite foods. Each course bore the name of a significant moment or achievement from his career, offering guests a culinary journey intertwined with the narrative of Stoudemire’s remarkable trajectory. Complementing the delectable dishes were wine and cocktail pairings, thoughtfully curated to reflect Stoudemire’s achievements, nicknames, and the cities that played host to his basketball exploits.

As guests arrived, they were greeted by a specialized backdrop adorned with Stoudemire’s jersey number, 32, and a basketball motif, providing the perfect backdrop for press interviews and photo opportunities. Additionally, a dedicated area showcased 32 of Stoudemire’s most significant statistics and achievements, serving as a visual testament to his enduring legacy on the basketball court


Travque, Troy Milings, Rashad Bilal, Rasheen Farlow.  Photo Credit: Anthony Steverson

In sponsorship with the Phoenix Suns, Kevin Hart’s Gran Coramino, and STK, this exclusive event was curated by Culture Makers INC, led by its key executives: Rashaad Lambert, Chief Executive Officer; Corein Carter, Chief Operating Officer; and Rasheen Farlow, Chief Marketing Officer. Together with STK, they orchestrated a night dedicated to celebrating Amare Stoudemire’s legacy this exclusive event served as the second installment in a series of dinners commemorating Stoudemire’s jersey retirement and his “32 Stats of Excellence.” Scheduled to take place at STK downtown NYC on March 17th, this event promises to be another electrifying affair, complete with live painting from a surgical artist.


Chill Moody, Travque, & The Shiggy Show.  Photo Credit: Anthony Steverson

The atmosphere at STK Downtown NYC on Sunday, March 17th, was nothing short of electric, as guests gathered to celebrate Stoudemire’s achievements and legacy. Among the esteemed attendees were notable figures such as The Shiggy Show, Travque, Earn Your Leisure hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings, Chilly Moody, Eddie Blackmon, and Coach Dante Milligan.


The Surgical Artist.  Photo Credit: Anthony Steverson

With each event in the series, the celebration of Amar’e Stoudemire’s illustrious career continues to captivate audiences, serving as a testament to his enduring impact on basketball and beyond. As the festivities unfold, one thing remains abundantly clear: Stoudemire’s legacy will forever shine bright, illuminating the path for future generations of basketball enthusiasts and aspiring athletes alike.

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Rashaad Lambert, Corein Carter, & Rasheen Farlow. Photo Credit: Anthony Steverson

Rashaad Lambert & Amar’e Stoudemire.  Photo Credit: Anthony Steverson

Drink Menu & Gran Coramino Tequila.  Photo Credit: Anthony Steverson

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