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Pro Sports Daily:
Lance Stephenson is impressed with the moves the Nets and Knicks have made this summer but said he still thinks his Pacers are the team best-suited to challenge the Heat in the East.
“I think we’re good” Stephenson said at a back to school event in Brooklyn Wednesday. “When I’m on the court and I know when my teammates are on the court we think we’re better than anybody.
“I think we’ve got a good chance to be the number one team [in the East]. We just have to work hard put it together and do what we need to do to make our team better this year.”
After spending his first two years mostly riding the bench for the Pacers last season Stephenson became one of the NBA’s breakout players. With All-Star Danny Granger spending virtually the whole season on the shelf with knee injuries Stephenson started 72 games during the regular season and all 19 of Indiana’s playoff games helping the Pacers push the Heat to seven games in the Eastern Conference Finals.
“I’ve learned a lot” the former
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