LANCE STEPHENSON NEWS

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
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson Says It’d Be “Blessing” To Play For Nets

The Charlotte Hornets are trying hard to unload Lance Stephenson after signing him to a three-year deal this summer. Stephenson has been linked to the Brooklyn Nets for weeks now — with sources saying a deal is unlikely before the deadline. Stephenson is doing his part to make a trade happen — going on record as saying “it would be a blessing to play in Brooklyn.” Returning...
Via Thacover2
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets acquire Mo Williams, Troy Daniels from Timberwolves

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports The Charlotte Hornets have acquired Mo Williams, Troy Daniels, along with cash considerations, from the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for guard Gary Neal and Miami’s 2019 second-round draft pick. In addition, the Hornets have released Elliot Williams from his 10-day contract. “We are excited to be adding two quality players to our organization...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  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

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
January 27, 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 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
January 19, 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

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
January 16, 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

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
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

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

Lance Stephenson Has Strengthened Confidence In Hornets' Partnership As He Hosts Holiday Event In Brooklyn

As Lance Stephenson partnered with his endorser, AND1, to distribute shoes and clothing to hundreds of kids in his hometown’s Coney Island YMCA on Tuesday, the Charlotte shooting guard has strengthened confidence in fulfilling his partnership with the Hornets this season, league sources told RealGM. Stephenson and AND1 held a holiday gifting in his native Brooklyn, and Stephenson...
Via RealGM
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 Crossover Chronicles
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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