Lance Stephenson Rumors

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Lance Stephenson
Lance Stephenson
Position: G
Born: 09/05/90
Height: 6-5 / 1.96
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Salary: $9,000,000
So when the trade came down in June, sending him to the Charlotte Hornets in a package for Lance Stephenson, Hawes felt really fortunate. “When you feel like you made the wrong decision, it adds a lot of pressure and it builds and builds. Good as it looked on paper, it just wasn’t the right fit for whatever reason. That’s what ate at me the most, that I felt like I kind of failed myself,” Hawes said.
Rivers, who did not know Stephenson previously, was the first to admit that the Clippers had to do more due diligence than normal here. Whereas the normal background check would typically warrant approximately 20 phone calls to people who know the player well, Rivers and Clippers general manager Dave Wohl made 61 such inquiries during their research of Stephenson. “I don’t think we’ve ever made more (background) calls for a player in my life,” Rivers said. “We had to make sure, but I’ve got to tell you that I’m really excited. It’s one game (in the regular season), but I think he has a chance to be really disruptive to other teams. And what I love is he gives us another ball handler, and you can see that with the first group.”