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GIFs, Video / Jan 17, 2015 / 9:15 pm

Watch Lance Stephenson Randomly Shoulder-Check Roy Hibbert To The Floor

Roy Hibbert, Lance Stephenson

Roy Hibbert, Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson is playing his former team tonight. Was there any way he’d have left The Time Warner Cable Arena without butting heads with the Indiana Pacers? Nah. Watch Born Ready get his shot blocked by Roy Hibbert and react by randomly shoulder-checking the big man to the floor. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 16, 2015 / 11:30 am

Report: Three-Team Trade Nixed, But OKC Could Still Get Brook Lopez

Kendrick Perkins, Brook Lopez

Welp, it seems the Nets weren’t interested in Brooklyn’s Born Ready. After reports surfaced last night of a proposed three-team swap sending Brook Lopez to Oklahoma City, Jarrett Jack and Jeremy Lamb to Charlotte and Lance Stephenson to Brooklyn, it fell apart today because of Brooklyn’s unwillingness to take on Stephenson. But the Thunder are determined to get Brook and his fragile foot, and they could still receive the Nets center in exchange for Kendrick Perkins. You read that right. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 15, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Report: Thunder Targeting Brook Lopez In Potential Three-Team Trade

Brook Lopez, Steven Adams

The Oklahoma City Thunder might not be done dealing just yet. Just a week after acquiring Dion Waiters from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sam Presti and company are reportedly in discussions with the Brooklyn Nets and Charlotte Hornets on a three-team trade that would land them former All-Star center Brook Lopez. Read More »

Smack / Dec 22, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Report: Pacers Players Could Be Against Lance Stephenson’s Return

Lance Stephenson

We’ve written quite a few pieces about the headache Lance Stephenson has become for the Charlotte Hornets. Right now, the three-year, $27 million deal he signed this past offseason has to be in the running for the worst new contract of the summer. But with the team looking to move him — after clashes with teammates and less-than-stellar performances on the court — before the Feb. deadline, his old team has come up as a possible destination. Except, how do his former teammates feel about his return? Some seem against it, while others are less so, with a majority of them probably falling somewhere in between. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 21, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Report: Lance Stephenson Has “Clashed With Teammates” In Charlotte

Lance Stephenson

Things have not according to plan since Lance Stephenson spurred the Pacers in free agency this summer to sign with Charlotte. The new-look Hornets are 8-19 so far and Stephenson has been the subject of trade rumors with a number of teams, and his old team’s owner wants him back in Indiana. According to a report by the Boston Globe‘s Gary Washburn, Stephenson has “clashed with teammates” in Charlotte, which is why they’re looking to unload him before the Feb. 19 trade deadline. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 16, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Pacers Owner Would Welcome Stephenson Back, But “Bird Has To Decide”

Lance Stephenson, Solomon Hill

The Pacers lost Lance Stephenson to the Hornets this past summer when he inked a three-year, $27 million deal with owner Michael Jordan. But Stephenson has struggled with his shot, and the Hornets are at 6-18 so far after finishing 44-38 last season for a No. 7 seed in the playoffs. Pacers owner Herb Simon says he’d welcome Stephenson back with open arms, but it’s not his decision to make. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 11, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Report: 4-5 Teams Interested In Lance Stephenson, But He Hopes To Remain Hornet

Lance Stephenson

We’re down on Lance Stephenson’s future with the Charlotte Hornets, but still think it’s too early for the sides to part ways. Apparently Born Ready agrees. According to a new report, Stephenson hopes to remain with Charlotte despite several teams contacting the Hornets to express in trading for him. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Dec 11, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Rajon Rondo Drops Lance Stephenson With Elbow, But Was It A Flop?

Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson

During last night’s 96-87 Hornets win over the Celtics in Charlotte, Rajon Rondo appeared to have cold-cocked Lance Stephenson to the floor with an elbow to his jaw. Later, Stephenson got in Rondo’s face. After the game, Rondo claimed Stephenson flopped. Was he right? Read More »

GIFs / Dec 10, 2014 / 8:00 pm

GIF: This Awful Lance Stephenson Pass Is The Hornets In A Nutshell

Lance Stephenson

The Charlotte Hornets are 5-15, and their prized free agent acquisition has been a disaster. Need an even quicker representation of Lance Stephenson’s struggles? Look no further than this stupefying behind-the-back pass that Born Ready threw into the stands versus the Boston Celtics. Read More »

NBA / Dec 1, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Report: Charlotte Hornets Aggressively Seeking Trade

Lance Stephenson

This isn’t how how 2014-2015 was supposed to go for the Charlotte Hornets. Coming off one of the most successful campaigns in franchise history and riding high after signing Lance Stephenson and bringing the buzz back to North Carolina, Michael Jordan’s squad was a trendy preseason pick to gain homecourt advantage in the Eastern Conference. Instead, the 4-14 Hornets have been the biggest disappointment of the season’s first few weeks. And according to a new report, they’re already looking to shake things up via the trade market. Read More »