As for Stoudemire, at least he didn't do something worse like attack somebody, and he has taken responsibility for his actions and worked his way back to helping his team again, Abrams said.
"In the grand scheme of things, what more can you ask?" Abrams said. "The idea that we're going to handle every situation perfectly is a fantasy."
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