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Hornets Actively Seeking Trades In Wake Of Injuries

The Charlotte Hornets have hit a road block in the form of injuries. Marvin Williams, and Bismack Biyombo both left Saturday’s 76-71 win with a concussion, and a bruised knee respectively.  The most significant setback is point-guard Kemba Walker’s decision to have surgery on his left knee to repair a torn left lateral meniscus, and will be out for at least six weeks. With the...
Via Trade Street Post
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker to have knee surgery Wednesday

Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker will undergo surgery on his left knee Wednesday. Walker received a second opinion New York. Dr by David Altchek, who confirmed Hornets team orthopedic physician Dr. Marcus Cook’s previous diagnosis of a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee. Walker is averaging 18.8 points, 5.2 assists and 3.8 rebounds in 35.6 minutes per game, leading...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nets, Hornets talking trade for Johnson, Stephenson

The trade talks between the Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets are back on, Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday night. This time, the deal centers around Nets guard Joe Johnson, who likely would be dealt to the Hornets for guard Lance Stephenson, guard Gerald Henderson and forward Marvin Williams, according to the report. Johnson, 33, is averaging...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nets, Hornets Discuss Trade Involving Joe Johnson, Lance Stephenson

The Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets have restarted trade discussions that involve Joe Johnson, according to sources. The Hornets and Nets are discussing a larger package that would likely include Lance Stephenson, Gerald Henderson and Marvin Williams. Charlotte owner Michael Jordan has been intrigued with the possibility of Johnson, who has struggled recently with tendinitis.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Nets close to a mega-deal for Joe Johnson?

Photo Credit: NewYorkTimes.com   The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly heated-up trade talks with the Charlotte Hornets. This new trade would potentially send Joe Johnson, and his nearly $50 million contract. Johnson is owed roughly $24 million over each of the next two seasons, respectively. The Nets went all in on a few bad contracts, broken pieces, and corpses of formal champions...
Via Pass The Pill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Trying to Trade Joe Johnson to Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets and Brooklyn Nets have restarted trade discussions, this time focused on guard Joe Johnson for Lance Stephenson according to Yahoo Sports. Both teams are discussing a larger package that would likely include guards Lance Stephenson and Gerald Henderson and forward Marvin Williams. The Nets have dropped eight of 10 games, and fallen a half-game behind the...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Is Not Feeling His ‘Bobblehead’ (Photos)

On Saturday, the Charlotte Hornets gave away Lance Stephenson bobbleheads to the fans who attended their game against the Indiana Pacers at the Time Warner Cable Arena. Maybe it was the rumors of a Stephenson trade or bad chemistry, but Lance wasn’t feeling this bobblehead at all. This bubblehead do not look like me A photo posted by @stephensonlance on Jan 18, 2015...
Via Thacover2
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers-Hornets Preview

It's no secret Lance Stephenson is on the trading block, but as long as he's still with the Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford is going to take advantage of the volatile guard's versatility. With Kemba Walker's status up in the air, Stephenson could see some action at the point Saturday night against the visiting Indiana Pacers as he faces his former team for the second time...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Put Lopez, Stephenson Talks On Hold

The Brooklyn Nets pulled back from three-team talks involving Brook Lopez and Lance Stephenson on Friday. A deal that would have centered on Lopez to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Stephenson from the Charlotte Hornets to the Nets was approaching completion on Thursday before Brooklyn stepped back. The Hornets would receive Jarrett Jack from the Nets and Jeremy Lamb from the Thunder...
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Trade Rumor: Brook Lopez To Thunder, Lance Stephenson to Brooklyn?

Yahoo! Sports reports the latest NBA trade rumor sees a deal that would sent Brook Lopez to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Lance Stephenson to the Brooklyn Nets. Sources say OKC and Charlotte have already agreed and it’s up to Brooklyn now to finalize it. The proposed trade would be: Oklahoma City Thunder receiving Brook Lopez. Brooklyn Nets receiving Lance Stephenson and Kendrick...
Via Basketball Bicker
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nets Targeting Lance Stephenson In 3-Team Deal Involving Brook Lopez To Thunder

The Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets and Oklahoma City Thunder are involved in discussions about a three-way trade that would send Brooklyn playground legend Lance Stephenson to his hometown team, according to league sources. Stephenson, who has been a poor fit since signing in Charlotte this past summer, would join the Nets while Brooklyn center Brook Lopez would be moved to Oklahoma...
Via Thacover2
12 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  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

Chemistry Is Building as the Hornets with their 4th Straight

The Hornets look good on the court, and I’m not talking about those new purple jerseys. Anyone who has been watching knows exactly what I’m talking about. The team everyone paid to see is now taking the court…I mean, they have for the last 4 games. This is your 2014-2015 Charlotte Hornets. They are a team full of hustle, a motor that won’t quit, and a hunger to outperform...
Via Trade Street Post
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Trade Ready: The Lance Stephenson Conundrum

The Charlotte Hornets appear to already be suffering from buyer’s remorse after signing Lance Stephenson to what looked like on the surface, at least, as a team-friendly deal worth $18 million over a span of two years (with Lance hitting the market again after the new TV deals kick in). But as of this moment, no trade appears to be imminent for the former Indiana Pacer. In less...
Via Bloguin Best
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pacers' Players Not Encouraging Front Office To Trade For Stephenson

The Indiana Pacers approached some of their players about bringing back Lance Stephenson, but they were reportedly not encouraging of the scenario. The Pacers were worn out of Stephenson by the end of last season. The Charlotte Hornets have begun trying to trade Stephenson after less than two months.
Via RealGM
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Pistons and Hornets be on the verge of making a big trade?

The Detroit Pistons and Charlotte Hornets are both easy candidates for the league’s most disappointing teams, and the general feeling around the association is that both of these teams need to pull-off a move or two, in order to reshuffle the deck a bit, and add some new faces to their respective rosters. The Lance Stephenson experience was supposed to be a good one, in Charlotte...
Via Pass The Pill
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lance Stephenson Has Clashed With Hornets’ Teammates

Lance Stephenson’s antics are reportedly wearing thin with his new Charlotte Hornet teammates already according to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe. While the Hornets are looking to make changes after a poor start for a team expected to make the playoffs, there is no certainty they will move recently signed Lance Stephenson, whose time in Charlotte has been disappointing at best...
Via Thacover2
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Has Clashed With Hornets' Teammates

Lance Stephenson has clashed with teammates during his early time with the Charlotte Hornets. Steve Clifford has placed responsibility for Stephenson's adjustment on the Hornets' veterans. The Hornets have sought out trades for Stephenson, but haven't found an opportunity to their liking. The Hornets want value still in return for Stephenson and aren't merely trying to dump his contract.
Via RealGM
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Out Indefinitely With Pelvic Sprain

What the hell was Lance doing to hurt his–nevermind. Hornets head coach Steve Clifford just announced Lance Stephenson will be out until at least after Christmas with a pelvic injury. That likely ruins any chance of Stephenson being moved before the deadline. @hornets Clifford says that Stephenson (pelvic sprain) will most likely be out until after Christmas. #UTAvsCHA ...
Via Thacover2
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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