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Lance Stephenson says he doesn't regret signing with the Charlotte Hornets, even though this season has been a tremendous struggle for the five-year NBA veteran. The Hornets gave Stephenson a three-year, $27 million deal this past offseason, hoping his playoff experience would give them a boost. USA Today Sports

But he hasn't come close to living up to expectations. Stephenson is shooting just 37.7 percent from the field and has made just 16 percent of his 3-point attempts. He didn't even play in Charlotte's biggest game of the season — a 116-104 loss Monday night to the Boston Celtics — despite two starters being out with injuries. Stephenson told The Associated Press Tuesday it was difficult not playing, but "it's a coach's decision and my job is to keep a positive attitude." USA Today Sports

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Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford believes center Al Jefferson’s right knee soreness will linger the rest of the season. “Al is not going to be 100 percent here the rest of the year. He is just not,” Clifford said at shootaround Wednesday morning. Charlotte Observer

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Former Georgia Tech star and NBA point guard Mark Price has been offered the UNC Charlotte job, sources close to the situation said. Price, 51, is currently an assistant coach in the NBA with the Charlotte Hornets. He was a standout at Georgia Tech from 1982 to 1986, and he played 12 years in the NBA, where he was a four-time All-Star. ESPN.com

Sources told ESPN that Price has been offered a five-year deal and is mulling whether to accept it. Price would replace Alan Major, who parted ways with the school last week after five seasons in which he took a pair of medical leave of absences. Major was 67-70 personally, and the school was 75-81 in his time at the school. ESPN.com

 

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN BOBCATS HISTORY

There's no sugarcoating it: It's a bad list where star power is pretty much non-existent. Gerald Wallace, the only All-Star in franchise history, goes to No. 1.

   

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