Lance Stephenson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Matt Barnes calls out Pelicans for waiving Lance Stephenson due to injury

    TMZ "Matt Barnes is PISSED at the New Orleans Pelicans for cutting his boy Lance Stephenson -- saying Lance busted his ass for the team, only to get waived after he got hurt. Stephenson suffered a groin injury and will require surgery that will reportedly keep him out for 6 to 10 weeks. So, New..." November 07

  • Pelicans Open To Re-Signing Stephenson When Healthy

    Hoops Rumors "While it’s not official yet, the Pelicans are expected to formally sign Archie Goodwin today, waiving Lance Stephenson to open up a roster spot. However, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein (Twitter links), New Orleans isn’t expected to sever its relationship with Stephenson upon his release. As..." November 07

  • Matt Barnes Blasts Pelicans for Releasing Lance Stephenson Due to Injury

    Complex "Lance Stephenson’s very brief Pelicans career is likely over. Over the weekend, Stephenson—who signed with the Pelicans in the offseason and was averaging 9.7 points, 4.8 assists, and 3.3 rebounds for the team so far this season—found out that he’s going to need to undergo surgery to repair a..." November 07

  • Pelicans releasing Lance Stephenson to sign Archie Goodwin

    ESPN "The New Orleans Pelicans will release injured swingman Lance Stephenson to sign former Phoenix Suns guard Archie Goodwin on Monday, according to league sources. Goodwin confirmed the looming deal via Twitter on Sunday night. The Pelicans need a backcourt boost after learning Saturday that..." November 07

  • Lance Stephenson to undergo surgery for groin injury

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans guard Lance Stephenson will undergo surgery for a groin injury, the team announced Saturday night. An MRI exam Saturday confirmed the injury. No timetable was given for his return. Stephenson, 6 feet 5, 230 pounds, who signed a one-year deal with the Pelicans in..." November 06

  • Pelicans Waive Alonzo Gee, Keep Lance Stephenson

    Real GM Basketball "The New Orleans Pelicans have waived forward Alonzo Gee and will keep Lance Stephenson on their regular season roster. Gee, 6-6, 225, has appeared in 73 career games with New Orleans, averaging 4.5 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.9 steals in 22.4 minutes per game. " October 25

  • Lance Stephenson: 'My goal is to prove everybody wrong this year'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "A few hours after Lance Stephenson found out he made the New Orleans Pelicans' final roster spot on Monday morning, he revealed his plans for the season that begins on Wednesday night against Denver. He's going to see to it that he becomes an impactful player and not a troubled one. He has..." October 25

  • Lance Stephenson, Alonzo Gee appear to be in close battle for Pelicans final roster spot

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans have until Monday afternoon to get their roster to the NBA-maximum 15 players and it appears Lance Stephenson and Alonzo Gee are in a two-man battle to land the final spot. Stephenson signed a $1.2 million contract with the Pelicans in September but only $100,000 is..." October 23

  • Lance Stephenson guaranteed only $100K in deal with Pelicans

    Today's Fastbreak "Lance Stephenson finally signed with a team last week and that team was the New Orleans Pelicans. Stephenson signed a minimum deal, but here’s the catch: only $100,000 out of $1.22 million is guaranteed, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. Just three years ago, Stephenson was a..." September 15

  • Lance Stephenson may have to play overseas next season

    CBS Sports "Two years ago, Lance Stephenson wasn't a huge prize in the free agent market, but he was certainly sought after. He turned down a long-term offer from the Indiana Pacers because the annual pay wasn't what he was looking for, then he ended up taking that same annual rate in a short deal with the..." August 07

  • Insider: Lance Stephenson open to rejoining Pacers

    Indianapolis Star "As Larry Bird continues to revamp the Indiana Pacers’ roster this offseason, his next move could be the return of a player who previously flourished under his watch: Lance Stephenson. Stephenson has discussed the possibility of agreeing to a multiyear deal with the Pacers, a league source..." July 04

  • Should the Nets go after Lance Stephenson?

    Nets Daily "Lance Stephenson often gets matched with the Nets in hypothetical trade/free agency situations. After all, Stephenson went to Lincoln High School in Brooklyn's Coney Island and his nickname is "born ready." And he's stlll young, 25 years old. But are the Nets ready for Lance Stephenson,..." June 28

  • Hoping to keep Mike Conley, Grizzlies decline Lance Stephenson option

    Sportsnaut "The Grizzlies want to bring back Mike Conley. In order to do that, the team has parted ways with Lance Stephenson, who played 26 games in Memphis last season. “The Memphis Grizzlies are declining guard Lance Stephenson’s $9.4 million team option for next season,” writes Shams Charania of The..." June 27

  • NBA star Lance Stephenson’s baby mama to star on reality show as she fights for more child support

    New York Daily News "When in doubt, sign a "major" network TV contract. NBA star Lance Stephenson's baby mama Feby Torres is going into the reality show business, it was revealed Wednesday in her ongoing fight to get more child support payments. Currently, Stephenson, a Coney Island native, shells out $6,000 a..." June 16