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PHOTO: Amar'e Stoudemire's Hand Wrap

Amar'e Stoudemire is starting for the New York Knicks just five days after nearly sawing part of his own hand off punching a fire extinguisher. It's pretty stunning that he's playing, considering he basically can't use his left hand. Nevertheless, he's in the lineup wearing this hand wrap.

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The wrap is basically eight layers deep, and it includes a stitch gauze, gel pack, wrist wrap and elbow brace. Basically, there's plenty of protection. Still, it's nearly impossible for Stoudemire to get a good grip on the ball with his left hand. He's managed to be successful with smart cutting, good rebounding and one-handed dunks using his right hand, at least until picking up his second foul.

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