Nets wouldn’t save much money, would add to their cap beyond 2016 with Lance Stephenson, who’s owed $9m annually through 2016-17
Lance Stephenson has been good at hawking the passing lanes tonight. But he's now at four fouls.
MKG layup from Lance Stephenson gives the Hornets a 63-56 lead with just more than nine minutes left.
Big-time offensive rebound by Cody Zeller sets up a Lance Stephenson drive.
First Hornets lead on a Maxiell jumper from Lance Stephenson.
Second foul on Lance Stephenson. He's played 9 minutes.
Stephenson stays in the game after being checked out by the athletic trainer.
Lance Stephenson looked like he may have hurt himself again, but he's in the huddle between quarters.
Brian Roberts starts at the point. Gary Neal and Lance Stephenson as fill-ins at the point.
The Hornets trail by 49. Steve Clifford still has Lance Stephenson and Al Jefferson on the floor. Getting in work, I guess.
Lance Stephenson is a minus-17, but his post-foul facial expressions are still in top form.
Three fouls in nine minutes for Lance Stephenson, who comes out of the game.
Lance Stephenson guarding LeBron. Get the popcorn.
Steve Clifford said his options for guarding LeBron are MKG, Lance Stephenson and Marvin Williams.
Al Jefferson & Lance Stephenson again coming off bench for Charlotte tonight
Lance Stephenson reminds me of Gilbert Arenas in that if you take the chip off his shoulder, he can't seem to get motivated.
Haslem absorbs a charge by Lance Stephenson, Shawne Williams hits a three-pointer and we have a game. Hornets 67, Heat 64.
Lance Stephenson is laughing after breaking Shabazz Napier's ankles.
Lance Stephenson looked very decisive on that pass-fake and drive.
"Both are far, far away from playing well night-in and night-out." -- Steve Clifford on Al Jefferson and Lance Stephenson back from injury.
Marvin Williams reaches double figures rebounding (11 and counting) for second time this season. Lance Stephenson has eight assists.
Lance Stephenson and Al Jefferson a combined 1-of-8 from the field.
Marvin Williams and Lance Stephenson enter the game. Still no Big Al.
"I didn't hit him at all. He flopped." -- Lance Stephenson on the collision with Roy Hibbert.
Stephenson did drive left but still used his right hand to float it.
Replay shows Stephenson launching his left shoulder into Hibbert. No ref saw it.
Lance Stephenson turned to complain to ref after Roy Hibbert blocked his shot. Hibbert runs into Stephenson and ends up on the floor.
Lance Stephenson with some good moments here early in the 2nd Q, up to 7 points now with 3 rebounds but 2 fouls
Lance Stephenson with a Jamieson-like play. Seems the ball just slipped out of his hands when he tried to make a move on the double team.
Marvin Williams and Lance Stephenson coming in. Cody Zeller picked up his second foul.
Brian Roberts will start at point. with shooting guards Gary Neal and Lance Stephenson as his backups.
If the Nets trade for Lance Stephenson, that would not be a Billy King approved move.
With Jannero Pargo out, Gary Neal and Lance Stephenson would be the options at backup point guard.