Sometimes, you gotta wonder if these athletes really know how Twitter works. After a sub-par year with the Knicks, Amar'e Stoudemire is dedicating himself to getting better for next season and even took to the social media site to let his fans know about his renewed focus:

Workout complete. 7am-11:30am.

— Amar'e Stoudemire (@Amareisreal) June 23, 2012

Upon reading the tweet, one user named @BFerrelli, an obvious Knicks fan, responded with a simple criticism that many New York fans could definitely agree with. 

@Amareisreal you better come back a lot stronger and quicker to make up for this past season mannnnnn deadasss!!!

— B Forreal! (@BFerrelli) June 23, 2012

Obviously bothered by the comments, Stoudemire reacted to the critique through a Direct Message to @BFerrelli. You see, STAT is too smart to let the whole world see him lash out with such a vulgar, homophobic response. Hey Amar'e, ever heard of a screengrab? Oops. 

And there you have it, STAT tries to do right by his fans and he throws it all away on the same day. Keep up the work, fam. 

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[via Black Sports Online]