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Pacers Force Stephenson Out of Indiana

Over the Summer Lance Stephenson signed a three-year deal worth $27 million with the Charlotte Hornets as an unrestricted free agent in July. The choice wasn’t easy for him cause his first choice was to be a Pacer again. The Pacer aggressively went after Stephenson offering him a five-year 44 million dollar deal. Why did one of the best six men in the business leave 17 million...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson: Pacers gave me a deadline in free agency

The life that Lance Stephenson now leads looks a lot different than the one he had in Indiana. For one, he dresses in a locker room soaked in white, purple and teal hues, under a ceiling crafted to appear like a beehive. He lives alone in a downtown condominium where a personal chef prepares the kinds of healthy meals he once eschewed during his time in Indianapolis. And now, five...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson and Pacers could both regret his departure

When Lance Stephenson entered the NBA four years ago after the Pacers took him with the 40th pick in the 2010 draft, he was coming off one collegiate season at Cincinnati and facing serious questions as to whether he would ever realize the talent that earned him the nickname “Born Ready” while growing up in Brooklyn. Stephenson spent the past four years being nurtured into a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson ‘In the Paint’ Short Film

Joining a new team, with increased expectations in a different role. Charlotte Hornets swingman Lance Stephenson went to work this summer in Coney Island, NY. To prepare himself for all the demands of a fresh season and director Anthony Prince Leslie was there to capture some of Born Ready’s training regime. The post Lance Stephenson ‘In the Paint’ Short Film appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson’s Mini-Documentary “In the Paint” (Video)

The short dcumentary directed by Anthony Prince Leslie on Lance Stevenson details the Brooklyn natives preparation and routine this summer as he prepared to join the Charlotte Hornets. The video also highlights Stephenson’s love for the community and how he gives back to his famous Coney Island, neighborhood. h/t Anthony Leslie 
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson’s Mini-Documentary “In the Paint” (Video)

The short documentary directed by Anthony Prince Leslie on Lance Stevenson details the Brooklyn natives preparation and routine this summer as he prepared to join the Charlotte Hornets. The video also highlights Stephenson’s love for the community and how he gives back to his famous Coney Island, neighborhood.  
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets, Stephenson look to take the next step

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) New name. New uniforms. And, most importantly, newfound confidence. The Charlotte Hornets are looking to build off a successful 2013-14 campaign - and second-year coach Steve Clifford believes the organization has the pieces in place to do just that this season. Clifford said with the additions of free agents Lance Stephenson and Marvin Williams the starting...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Season Did Not Start Yet, But Lance Stephenson Is Already Flopping (Video)

Newly acquired Hornets shooting guard Lance Stephenson didn’t change one bit. Stephenson flopped a lot when he was playing for Indiana and he’s still horribly flopping with his new team in Charlotte. Against the Chicago Bulls in the preseason, Stephenson looked as if his ‘flopping‘ ability was in mid-season form when he overreacted after being tapped by Kirk Hinrich. Photo...
Via Blog Surface
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: Charlotte Hornets

The Bobcats have been transmogrified into the Hornets, complete with a makeover of their arena floor into a honeycomb. After making the playoffs and picking up a well-known free agent, spirits are high, but the bar is set awfully low in the east. As one of the more bizarre teams we’ve seen, they’re an all-defense team led by Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker, a team that destroys...
Via Analytics Game
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Reasons To Be Excited About the Charlotte Hornets

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Justin Becker of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. You can him on twitter @NBAandNFLInfo or on theFantasy Basketball Money Leagues Google+ Page, and for moreNBA basketball news and rumors visit Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues – afantasy basketball blog   Top 5 Reasons To Be Excited About the Charlotte Hornets   There is a new and exciting...
Via Trade Street Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominant performance for Charlotte in game two of the preseason

The Hornets who were playing tonight’s game against the Wizards without starting shooting guard Lance Stephenson, who was out with a minor toe injury won the game 99-86. The win improved the Hornets preseason record to 1-1. The Hornets were once again led in scoring by shooting guard Gary Neal. He had 19 points, with 13 of them coming in the first quarter. He shot 6-9 from the...
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lance Stephenson verbally agreed to join Mavs in free agency

Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson almost joined the Dallas Mavericks this past summer, according to Bleacher Report's Jared Zwerling. By the weekend of July 11, both sides had verbally committed to a two-year contract worth slightly more than Stephenson's eventual deal with the Hornets, according to Ebanks. But Dallas was in a holding pattern; the Houston Rockets...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Charlotte Hornets: Rising Up

(Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports) It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming season will be their best ever. While some teams will surely be rising up, the same amount will be rising down, with the rest floating along treading water (rising sideways). Since we at The Hoops Manifesto are always 100% accurate with our predictions...
Via Hoops Manifesto
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Team projections

The Charlotte Hornets kick off their preseason schedule tonight with a game against the Philadelphia Tankers 76ers.  Before we get a chance to see the Hornets in action this season, I thought I’d continue my season preview for the team.  Part 1 of my preview was posted last week and featured a roster overview, team strengths, and the “Best Offensive Player”, among many other...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Gets NBA 2K15, Calls It His Girlfriend (Photo)

NBA 2K15 officially releases everywhere on Tuesday, and tons of gamers and basketball fans in general will be looking to scoop the video game up. Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson had the luxury of getting his copy early, and made a nice joke out of getting the game that is most likely true for most people who will be playing it. Take a look, via Lance’s Instagram: Yes...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets guard Stephenson ready to lead, take game to next level

When Lance Stephenson met with Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan for the first time during the offseason in Las Vegas, he said he was awestruck and practically couldn't speak. He idolized the man many consider to be the best basketball player to ever put on a pair of sneakers and to have him sitting directly across from him and trying to lure the free agent to Charlotte...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets’ Lance Stephenson on the verge of a breakout season

Lance Stephenson can remember well the moment he felt on top of the basketball world. He was 12 years old, ranked the No. 1 sixth-grade player in the country by Hoop Scoop, a national basketball player-ranking service. Hoop Scoop editor Clark Francis said Stephenson was the best middle schooler he had ever seen. “When I got 1, I was like, ‘Yo, I’m nice,’” Stephenson said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Drops Music Video and It’s Not Awful, But Not the Best

New Hornets guard Lance Stephenson received an unexpectedly adequate reaction from a freestyle for Bobby Shmurdar’s Hot N**** last month and evidently believed it was worth releasing a music video to test the waters. While the video isn’t the worst, it also isn’t the best and missing it would not greatly impact your life in a negative fashion.   [YouTube] Article found on...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Releases Video for ‘Hot N*gga Remix (Video)

Lance Stephenson has a new deal, a new team and now a new music video to go with all that swagger.  The Hornets star guard likes to rap, and put out his version of ‘Bobby Schmurda’s’ “hot n*gga.’ Stephenson shoots the video driving around in his Rolls Royce, working out and stunting like a man who’s newly rich. I’ll let my readers be the judge of ‘Born Ready’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Releases Video for ‘Hot N*gga Remix (Video)

Lance Stephenson has a new deal, a new team and now a new music video to go with all that swagger.  The Hornets star guard likes to rap, and put out his version of ‘Bobby Schmurda’s’ “hot n*gga.’ Stephenson shoots the video driving around in his Rolls Royce, working out and stunting like a man who’s newly rich. I’ll let my readers be the judge of ‘Born Ready’s skill as a rapper.
Via Thacover2
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Charlotte prepared for a new star to be Born? Ready or not here one comes!

Michael Johnson There is a fire that rages inside of new Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Lance Born Ready Stephenson. A fire that will cause him to flourish in Charlotte and be one of the best players in the NBA. There are few players in the league with his skills and assets. A 6’5, 230 pound two guard with the ball handling and passing of a point guard, the rebounding tenacity...
Via TopSportsReport
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Predicting Each Starter’s Stat Line

Thanks to one signature, this summer quickly got spicy for the Charlotte Hornets. When Lance Stephenson finished crossing his surname’s single “t”, the Hornets instantly jumped from a fringe playoff team to a postseason lock, and the addition of the flashy wing made the draft-night add-ons of Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston seem significantly more substantial. The team lost...
Via NBA Draft Blog
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Raps on ‘Hot N*gga’ Freestyle

Hornets’ Lance Stephenson drops some pretty solid bars as he freestyles over Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot N*gga.” “Me and Kemba in the backcourt, n*ggas dead meat” The post Lance Stephenson Raps on ‘Hot N*gga’ Freestyle appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Freestyles Over Bobby Shmurda ‘Hot N***a’ Track

We already knew multi-talented Hornets swingman Lance Stephenson was versatile cause dude lead the league in triple-doubles, but as it turns out his skills extend past the court into the recording booth. Check him out here freestyling over the Bobby Shmurda ‘Hot N***a’ beat like a veteran NYC MC. H/N Ballislife The post Lance Stephenson Freestyles Over Bobby Shmurda ‘Hot N...
Via Hooped Up
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson does the Ice Bucket Challenge in Instagram video

As the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge continues to sweep the fair world, Charlotte Hornets Lance Stephenson is the latest to take on the icy challenge. Check out the below Instagram video from Lance’s official account which shows him deciding to nominate everyone in the entire world to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge: Great Job, Lance! *** Lance image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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