Amar'e Stoudemire Signing Autographs (Photo)

New York Knicks power forward Amar'e Stoudemire has been in and out of the New York lineup this season, after recovering from yet another offseason knee surgery. As a result of his continual injury issues, the former Phoenix Sun/six-time All-Star has struggled to live up to the $100 million deal that originally brought him to the Big Apple. With the Knicks off to a poor start, Stoudemire now finds himself smack in the middle of trade rumors. Without question, life with Steve Nash and the Suns still very much stands as the highlight of the 31-year-old's career.

Earlier this week, a Michigan based contributor captured the above photo of Stoudemire, signing autographs outside a Birmingham, Michigan hotel. This scene took place Tuesday, a few hours before the Pistons beat the Knicks 92-86. In the contest, Stoudemire totaled 6 points and 5 rebounds.

It will be interesting to see if Stoudemire will be a member of the Knickerbockers, come the end of this season.