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Grading the Hornets Free Agent Signings

The Charlotte Hornets have attempted to make a big splash in free agency this season, by acquiring some bigger name guys, as well as making moves in the draft to put themselves in a better position to win.  Below I grade the Hornets free agent signings.Lance StephensonUSATSIGrade: A Lance Stephenson was a fantastic signing for this team.  First off, they got him to take less than...
Via TopSportsReport
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Grading the Hornets Free Agent Signings

The Charlotte Hornets have attempted to make a big splash in free agency this season, by acquiring some bigger name guys, as well as making moves in the draft to put themselves in a better position to win.  Below I grade the Hornets free agent signings.Lance StephensonUSATSIGrade: A Lance Stephenson was a fantastic signing for this team.  First off, they got him to take less than...
Via TopSportsReport
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird on Stephenson: 'I really feel bad about losing him'

Lance Stephenson’s overall character has come into question for as long as anyone can remember. It’s clear that he’s a talented athlete, and on some nights he even appeared to be the best player on the court. In a league that has brought together the best basketball players on the planet and some of the best athletes in the history of mankind, Lance standing out, even if only...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Larry Bird Says He Still Feels Bad About Losing Stephenson

Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird has been publicly critical of Lance Stephenson’s antics with LeBron James in the 2014 NBA playoffs; however he knows the phrase “you’ll miss me when I’m gone” appears to be ringing true, after Stephenson left $44 million on the table to sign a less-lucrative three-year, $27 million dollar deal with the Charlotte Hornets. Bird spoke to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kravitz: Larry Bird can't understand why Lance Stephenson bolted

In the end, flashing the choke sign at LeBron James and then blowing in the King's ear wasn't the silliest thing Lance Stephenson ever did. The most foolish thing Stephenson and his lawyer/agent, Alberto Ebanks, did was turning down the Pacers' five-year, $44 million contract. Do the math. If he had stayed, he would have earned a guaranteed $44 million, more than enough...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bird: Pacers Did What We Could To Keep Stephenson

The Indiana Pacers' best offer for Lance Stephenson was reportedly $44 million over five years, but his camp was searching for a $55 million contract. Stephenson eventually agreed upon a three-year, $27 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. "I really feel bad about losing him,'' Larry Bird said. "I hope it doesn't interfere with our relationship. But...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Predictions: Charlotte Hornets 2014 National TV...

I believe the days of Charlotte having zero or just one courtesy appearance on National TV are long gone. With the Hornets being a playoff team, having a very solid draft and adding Lance Stephenson who is the type of player that people will tune in to see so that they can either root for or against him, How many National appearances do you predict we get this season?
Via BobcatsPlanet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Al Jefferson is excited about Lance Stephenson coming to Charlotte

Charlotte had what is considered one of the stronger, more professional locker rooms in the NBA last season. Veteran big man Al Jefferson and his steady demeanor was a big part of that. Now Lance Stephenson is being injected into that mix — and Jefferson is pumped about it. “I’m excited about Lance,” Jefferson said in the hall outside the Hornets locker room at the Thomas...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan To Lance Stephenson: Learn When To Calm Down

Lance Stephenson made it clear during his introductory press conference with the Charlotte Hornets that he’s more than just the guy that blew in LeBron James’ ear during the playoffs.  “I bring more to the table than blowing in someone’s ear,” Stephenson said Friday of the incident with LeBron James that brought him so much notoriety The multi-talented shooting guard...
Via Thacover2
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MJ told Lance Stephenson he needs to 'calm down'

Lance Stephenson made it clear during his introductory press conference with the Charlotte Hornets that he’s more than just the guy that blew in LeBron James’ ear during the playoffs.  “I bring more to the table than blowing in someone’s ear,” Stephenson said Friday of the incident with LeBron James that brought him so much notoriety The multi-talented shooting guard said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson: ‘I’m a great player’

The Charlotte Hornets introduced guard Lance Stephenson on Friday. “We are extremely excited to add Lance to our team,” Hornets general manager Rich Cho said.  “He is a great up-and-coming player with an incredibly high ceiling.  He is an exceptional athlete who has the versatility and skill to play multiple positions on both offense and defense.  We believe he will be...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agent Signings Changing the NBA Landscape

TweetWhile much of the NBA free agent focus this summer has been on LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, there has been no shortage of interesting moves that could impact the NBA standings in 2015. After capturing the media spotlight during the NBA Eastern Conference Final with his on- and off-court taunting of LeBron James, shooting guard Lance Stephenson has left the Indiana Pacers...
Via Los That Sports Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Blows Out Candles At Office Birthday Party (Video)

Lance Stephenson is capitalizing off blowing in the ear of LeBron James during the Eastern Conference Finals.  The Hornets shooting guard ccrashed a birthday party at the 2K Sports studios while in the building to do some motion capture for ‘NBA 2K15.’  h/t NextImpulseSports , 2K
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Blows Out Candles At Office Birthday Party (Video)

Lance Stephenson is capitalizing off blowing in the ear of LeBron James during the Eastern Conference Finals.  The Hornets shooting guard crashed a birthday party at the 2K Sports studios while in the building to do some motion capture for ‘NBA 2K15.’  h/t NextImpulseSports , 2K
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Pacers: Rodney Stuckey Signing Grade

Indiana Pacers: Rodney Stuckey Signing Grade By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 season, 1.2 million The day after losing Lance Stephenson to the Charlotte Hornets the Indiana Pacers moved fast to secure his replacement. Early this morning it was reported that the team had signed former Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey to a one year deal at the league minimum...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets sign Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson It seems that every piece of news coming out of the NBA this offseason has been about or has been connected to new (old?) Cleveland Cavalier LeBron James.  James recently switched teams and his playoff opponent/nemesis Lance Stephenson will also be switching jerseys for the upcoming season. Stephenson signed a three year contract with the Charlotte Hornets worth...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson ‘Rejects the Pacers’ Illustration

Political cartoonist for the Indianapolis Star Gary Varvel illustrates Lance Stephenson turning down a bigger offer from the Pacers to join the Charlotte Hornets to absolute perfection. The post Lance Stephenson ‘Rejects the Pacers’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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AP source: Pacers get Stuckey for one year

LAS VEGAS -- The Indiana Pacers blew Lance Stephenson a kiss goodbye and jumped on Rodney Stuckey to fill the void. The Pacers agreed to terms with Stuckey on a one-year deal Wednesday, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press. The deal comes one day after the Charlotte Hornets swooped in to land Stephenson, the wild-card guard who dazzled with his versatility...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake blows in Lance Stephenson’s ear at ESPYs

  Yep. After Lance Stephenson blew in LeBron James’ ear during the Eastern Conference Finals, it became an Internet sensation. Something is a sensation, Drake has to get involved! The ESPYs’ host is always one for jumping on the bandwagon and used his monologue to poke fun at the then-Pacers guard. Stephenson can blow his way all the way to the bank as he just signed a new four...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How will Rodney Stuckey fit in with the Pacers?

The Indiana Pacers lost free agent shooting guard Lance Stephenson to the Charlotte Hornets, and they didn’t take long to sign his replacement. Rodney Stuckey was signed to a one-year contract to help replace Stephenson, and he will have to play his way into another contract next offseason. There simply wasn’t much interest in him on the open market, and that allowed Larry Bird...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Lance Stephenson Signing Grade

Charlotte Hornets: Lance Stephenson Signing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Contract: 3 years, 27 million I can’t say that I saw this coming. After putting forth his best season of his career even despite all of the crazy antics in the playoffs and the reported tiff between him and Evan Turner (and possibly Roy Hibbert), the Pacers put on the charm...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake blows in Lance Stephenson’s ear at the ESPYS (Video)

What more needs to be said.  Drake gave new Charlotte Hornets guard Lance Stephenson a parting gift from the Pacers by including him in a sketch that mock his blowing in LeBron James’ ear during the Eastern Conference Finals. h/t Warriors World  
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake does Lance Cam joke with Lance Stephenson during 2014 ESPY’s

One of the most notable moments from the 2014 NBA playoffs was former Indiana Pacers guard Lance Stephenson blowing in the ear of LeBron James during the Eastern Conference Finals. Today, rapper/actor/Toronto Raptors global ambassador Drake got the chance to make fun of that moment on the 2014 ESPY’s. Check out his ear-blow with Lance Stephenson on the Lance Cam in the below photo...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake And Lance Stephenson Blow In Paul George’s Ear At The ESPYs

Drake was the host of tonight’s 2014 ESPYs, and the rapper planted a funny joke at former Indiana Pacers’ guard Lance Stephenson, who notably blew in LeBron James’ ear during the playoffs. The duo then turned their attention to Paul George during the Double Lance Cam: The post Drake And Lance Stephenson Blow In Paul George’s Ear At The ESPYs appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rival NBA GM on Lance Stephenson: ‘We couldn’t guard him’

The Indiana Pacers lost Lance Stephenson to the Charlotte Hornets in free agency, and you’re not alone if you believe his departure will hurt Indiana. A rival GM described to TNT’s David Aldridge what losing Stephenson means. Rival GM on Pacers losing Born Ready to Charlotte: "That is a big blow. We couldn't guard him." […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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