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Chris Andersen

Amar'e Stoudemire willing to sacrifice money for title shot with Heat

Amar'e Stoudemire wants to win a championship, and he's now willing to take less money and a reduced role to do it. Perhaps sensing his opportunity for being a major contributor on a contending team slipping away, Stoudemire agreed to a veteran's minimum contract last week with the Heat to presumably play limited minutes behind either Chris Bosh or Hassan Whiteside. Stoudemire spoke with reporters on Monday afternoon his first media obligation with his new team and emphasized his desire to compete for a championship. He gave the same message to team president Pat Riley during an initial meeting about joining the Heat. "I think with Miami, it's now time to make a...