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Charlotte Hornets Season In Review

After making the playoffs in the 2013-2014 season, Charlotte was expected to have a momentous season. However, this is an antithesis of what actually transpired. The Hornets went 33-49, finishing 4th in the Southeast division. With the acquisition of Lance Stephenson, Charlotte was expected to contend in the East. In a turn of events, Stephenson struggled mightily. The Hornets also...
Via TopSportsReport
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hornets GM: Stephenson signing 'didn't work out as we expected'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Hornets general manager Rich Cho says the Lance Stephenson signing last summer ''didn't work out as we expected it to.'' Cho, speaking at his end-of-season press conference Friday, says when Charlotte signed Stephenson to a three-year, $27 million contract last offseason, ''We thought it would work out a lot better.'' Instead, Stephenson's productivity dropped...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets GM Cho: Stephenson 'didn't work like we expected'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Hornets general manager Rich Cho says the Lance Stephenson signing last summer ''didn't work out as we expected it to.'' Cho, speaking at his end-of-season press conference Friday, says when Charlotte signed Stephenson to a three-year, $27 million contract last offseason, ''We thought it would work out a lot better.'' Instead, Stephenson's productivity dropped...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Season Ends Much Like It Started for Pacers

Paul George is helped off the court by David West and Donald Sloan.(Photo: Fox Sports) It all started in the offseason, when Lance Stephenson signed with the Charlotte Hornets, shocking the Pacers, the fans, and the NBA world. Then, that fateful night in August, when Paul George went up for a block during a Team USA exhibition game and came down with a devastating leg injury that...
Via The Blue Mare
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-2015 Season Obituary: The Charlotte Hornets Weren’t Born Ready To Return To The Playoffs

This season, something important was restored in Charlotte. Decades ago, the NBA came to a college basketball-loving part of the United States, accompanied by a genuine buzz. The Hornets showed that there was more than enough basketball for a fan’s entertainment dollar in the Carolinas. That identity — the one carried by the likes of Alonzo Mourning and Larry Johnson in the franchise’s...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-2015 Season Obituary: The Charlotte Hornets Weren’t Born Ready To Return To The Playoffs

This season, something important was restored in Charlotte. Decades ago, the NBA came to a college basketball-loving part of the United States, accompanied by a genuine buzz. The Hornets showed that there was more than enough basketball for a fan’s entertainment dollar in the Carolinas. That identity — the one carried by the likes of Alonzo Mourning and Larry Johnson in the franchise’s...
Via Crossover Chronicles
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down race for final 2 East playoff spots

So the Indiana Pacers finally got a win they needed to get by trampling all over Lance Stephenson and the Charlotte Hornets today. Coupled with a loss to the Celtics and a come-from-behind win by the Brooklyn Nets, the race for the final two spots in the Eastern Conference playoff race currently looks like this: 7 Brooklyn     35-40 8 Miami          34-41 9 Boston     ...
Via Pacers Pulse
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Lance Stephenson have a future with the Hornets?

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe Charlotte Hornets thought they were making a big splash in free agency last offseason by signing former Indiana Pacers shooting guard Lance Stephenson. He was ranked as one of the most talented free agents on the market, but his first season with the Hornets has been an absolute nightmare for both sides. There were rumors surrounding Stephenson at...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Doesn't Regret Leaving Pacers For Hornets

Lance Stephenson said he does not regret signing with the Charlotte Hornets, leaving the Indiana Pacers in the process. "Not at all," Stephenson said. "I love this system. I love my coaches. I love my teammates. Some people come into systems and fit right in. Some people it takes time. I feel like with me, I'm going to take time." The Hornets gave Stephenson a three-year, $27 million...
Via RealGM
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson says he doesn't regret signing with Hornets

  Lance Stephenson doesn't regret his decision to sign with the Charlotte Hornets as a free agent, even though this season has been a huge struggle for the five-year NBA veteran. The Hornets gave Stephenson a three-year, $27 million deal this past offseason expecting him to bring a boost with his playoff experience. But he hasn't come close to living up to expectations. Stephenson...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Struggling Stephenson doesn't regret signing with Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Lance Stephenson doesn't regret his decision to sign with the Charlotte Hornets as a free agent, even though this season has been a huge struggle for the five-year NBA veteran. The Hornets gave Stephenson a three-year, $27 million deal this past offseason expecting him to bring a boost with his playoff experience. But he hasn't come close to living up to expectations...
Via AP on Fox
18 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
March 12, 2015  |  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
March 11, 2015  |  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
March 11, 2015  |  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
March 09, 2015  |  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
March 09, 2015  |  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
March 08, 2015  |  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
March 07, 2015  |  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

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
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