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Projecting the Final Outcomes for Eastern Conference Bubble Teams

Charlotte Hornets Current Record: 30-38 (8th) The Charlotte Hornets have teetered the line of mediocrity for the past few seasons.  This season they thought the addition of Lance Stephenson was enough arming to propel them to rise above their previous standing. That has not happened; we sit here today as the Hornets are gripping onto that 8 seed ever so tightly, as two teams are...
Via TopSportsReport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tough night for Hornets in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY -- Rookie Rodney Hood set a career high for the second time in three games with 24 points, and the Utah Jazz extended their season-best win streak to six games with a 94-66 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night. The Jazz put together their most prolific first half of the season with a record-setting barrage of 3-point baskets. Utah hit 12 of 15 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Distracted woman’s nose bloodied by errant pass at Hornets game (video)

A woman seated courtside was on the receiving end of a vicious blow to the face by a basketball courtesy of an errant pass from Lance Stephenson during Wednesday’s Sacramento Kings-Charlotte Hornets game at Time Warner Cable Arena. The poor lady, seated behind the Hornets bench, certainly didn’t do herself any favors as it relates...Read More The post Distracted woman’s nose...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman hit in face with basketball at Kings-Hornets game (Video)

A woman sitting in the second row behind the Charlotte Hornets bench suffered a bloody nose after being hit square in the face with a loose ball during the second quarter of Wednesday night's game against Sacramento.The woman was being shown something on her companion's cell phone and never saw the ball coming as Lance Stephenson threw a bad pass through the hands of Gerald Henderson...
Via Holdout Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets Fan Glued To Phone Takes Lance Stephenson Pass To Face (Video)

Here’s a public service announcement for looking up from your smartphone every once in a while when you attend a sporting event. Especially when you’re close to the action. A Charlotte Hornets fan likely will take that message to heart after she was hit in the face by an errant Lance Stephenson pass during the team’s game against the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday. She was...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets handle Pistons in hostile territory

The Charlotte Hornets came in to Sunday’s game on a four game winning streak, and battling for playoff positioning with Miami and Indiana in a tight Eastern Conference race. Meanwhile, the Detroit Pistons had dropped five in a row, essentially removing themselves from the playoff hunt. The Pistons controlled momentum for much of the second half, holding a 62-54 lead at the half...
Via Trade Street Post
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lance Stephenson Breaks Anthony Tollivers Ankles

Charlotte Hornets faced the Detroit Pistons yesterday and the highlight of the night was when Lance Stephenson crossed Detroit Pistons power forward Anthony Tolliver. Afterwards Stephenson proceeded to shake it off in true Lance fashion. Check out the video below and see for yourself.
Via COED
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson epic crossover causes Anthony Tolliver stumble

As the Charlotte Hornets continue their push to make the playoffs, Hornets guard Lance Stephenson showed off his ability to make a defender stumble during their game against the Detroit Pistons. In the fourth quarter of play, Stephenson was matched up with Anthony Tolliver and a couple of nice crossover moves caused Tolliver to fall back and gave Lance an open look to make a jumper...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson does epic celebration after no-look pass against Raptors

There are moments in life where celebration is something that needs to be done and for Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson, a nice pass was one to celebrate. During last night’s Charlotte Hornets-Toronto Raptors game, Lance showed off his passing ability to finding teammate Cody Zeller with a pretty no-look assist in the fourth quarter of play and check out Lance’s celebration...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephenson still searching for identity in Hornets' system

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte has just finished another game, this time a loss to Oklahoma City, and the throng of local media converged into the Hornets locker room to talk to the players. Sitting in a chair in the right-front corner of the locker room at his locker stall, Lance Stephenson quietly dressed. Not a single member of the media was interested in talking to him. They hadn...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson tries to leap over fan, completely fails

Man, Lance Stephenson must have really wanted to save this ball from going out of bounds. The Charlotte Hornets wing took to the skies and literally tried to leap over a courtside fan in an effort to gain an extra possession for his team. Unfortunately for Stephenson, two facts worked against him: 1. The ball was already out of bounds, so his attempt at such an athletic feat was...
Via Fox Sports
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

#LetsTalk; A Request for Lance Stephenson

Every day I ask Lance Stephenson to give me a follow on Twitter.  My hashtag on the request is simply #LetsTalk. Why am I doing this daily?  Well, persistence pays off for starters.  I can honestly say that in my pursuit of a follow from Gerald Henderson, Kemba Walker, Bismack Biyombo, Cody Zeller, and the rest of the gang, it hasn’t ever worked.  It did work with Matt Carroll...
Via Trade Street Post
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Five key questions facing Hornets after All-Star break

Despite all the injuries and a woeful offense, the Charlotte Hornets find themselves in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race thanks to great defense and coaching. Here are five questions the team faces heading into the second half of the season: 1. Will Charlotte sustain any more injuries? Even before the season started, the Hornets dealt with injuries to key people like...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson: High Risk, High Return, But No Takers?

High risk, high return described Lance Stephenson when he was with the Pacers, it describes him now and after a rough start with his new team, the Charlotte Hornets are having trouble finding another team to take the 24-year-old guard off their hands. But, somewhere, some team could do a lot worse than take a chance on Stephenson.
Via Pro Bball Report
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets trade rumors: the Lance Stephenson dilemma

Coming into the NBA season, the Charlotte Hornets had their fans in high hopes for the first time in ages.  Charlotte aggressively made acquisitions last summer to build off of last year’s playoff appearance, the organization’s first since the 2009-2010 season.  Despite their efforts the Hornets find themselves sitting with a record of 22-30, fighting to keep their position...
Via isportsweb.com
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

With the Charlotte Hornets Peaking, Can Lance Stephenson Improve

Photo courtesy of NBA-TV Here come the Charlotte Hornets! They are 21-27 after a 92-88 win over the Washington Wizards. The Hornets are peaking at the right time. With improved play from Lance Stephenson, one of their key offseason additions, the Hornets can rewrite the narrative on their season. A week before the NBA all-star break […] The post With the Charlotte Hornets Peaking...
Via Outside Analysis
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Woke Up This Morning in a Dancing Mood

It’s been a rough season away from the “Birdhouse” for the Charlotte Hornets’ Lance Stephenson. But with teammate Kemba Walker out for at least six weeks, Born Ready has a chance to shine. He did so Saturday night, dishing out 13 assists in a blowout victory over the Nuggets. Of course, the good vibes carried over to the morning where Lance treated all of his Instagram followers...
Via Busted Coverage
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson breaks it down in hilarious pregame dance

Charlotte Hornets have had a good run as of late, winning 9 of their last 11. Everything has been good that Lance Stephenson has been in a great mood. How good? Lance was showing off his dance moves before their win against the Knicks: Pregame dance lol A video posted by @stephensonlance on Jan 24, 2015 at 7:26pm PST Winning cures a lot of things. With Lance in a good...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson isn’t happy with his Charlotte Hornets bobblehead

One of the cool perks of being a professional athlete is getting likenesses of yourself made and there is no more impressive likeness item then a bobblehead. Recently, Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson got the chance to check out his new bobblehead and provided this amusing response on his Instagram account: This bubblehead do not look like me A photo posted by ...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson knocks Roy Hibbert to floor with body check (Video)

Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson knocked his former teammate (and Indiana Pacers center) Roy Hibbert to the floor with a body check during Saturday's game at the Time Warner Cable Arena.We're a little surprised that Hibbert would go down so easily, so we're not sure that Hibbert didn't flop a little bit here. Still, that's just more unnecessary nonsense from Stephenson that...
Via Holdout Sports
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson, Brook Lopez part of potential 3-team trade

The Brooklyn Nets, Oklahoma City Thunder and Charlotte Hornets are in talks about a 3-team trade that would involve Lance Stephenson and Brook Lopez, according to a report. ESPN’s Chris Broussard says the three teams are discussing a trade that would send Stephenson to his hometown team the Nets, Lopez to OKC, and Jarrett Jack...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson back; Hornets' 5-game win streak ends vs. Spurs

  Manu Ginobili said he needed a game like this. Maybe it's the game the San Antonio Spurs needed to get things turned around, too. Ginobili was the focal point of the Spurs' offense Wednesday night, scoring 27 points on 10-of-14 shooting in San Antonio's 98-93 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. When the Spurs needed a big play, they didn't hesitate to turn to the 13-year NBA veteran...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets G Stephenson returning after missing 14 games

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Hornets coach Steve Clifford says guard Lance Stephenson will return to action against the San Antonio Spurs after missing 14 games with a pelvic sprain. Clifford said before Wednesday night's game he will work Stephenson back in slowly in a reserve role. He says Stephenson will only play about 15 minutes the first few nights back and ''we'll go from there.'' Clifford...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Garnett blows in David West's ear

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett took a page out of Lance Stephenson’s book in Saturday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers. He attempted to bait David West into acting out after getting whistled for a foul call while guarding the Pacers forward. So before play resumed, he leaned in and blew in West’s ear.  
Via The Sports Daily
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Could Return As Soon As Monday From Pelvic Injury

Lance Stephenson will miss the Charlotte Hornets' games this weekend due to his pelvic injury but could return as soon as Monday against the Milwaukee Bucks. “I think we had a good idea he’d be out longer – it’s a tough (injury) day-to-day; where it is makes it hard to know,” Steve Clifford said. “I didn’t think he’d be ready to play this weekend. “(Monday) at the...
Via RealGM
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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