If guys like Drew Gooden and Amir Johnson can get over $30 million, there's no possible way Amare Stoudemire doesn't get the max.
The only questions are where and for how long (as in contract years).
Given that Amare will get what he wants, he can actually focus on what team best fits his personal needs on the floor. What club will feature him as the go-to guy? Which team will be more forgiving of his defensive short-comings? Who has the best emergency medical people availabe?
These questions (and other, more serious variations) are Amare's to consider before he puts his name on any dotted line. Here's a look at the five scenarios that fit the most of them.