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Sporting News Report: Stephenson battle down to Hornets, Pacers, and Mavs

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If we want a big name we are going to have to overpay at least a little, that's just the truth.

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Yes.

Get Lance and we're back.

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Lance Stephenson is only 23 years old. He can rebound, shoot, pass and finish and will likely only get better. He has played in very big games as well and we have a position for him to play. I'd give him whatever contract he wants. Next year we start Lance and let Hendo be our 6th man. After the season Henderson's remaining 6 million over one year will me very movable so we trade him and Hairston becomes the primary scoring option off the bench (assuming he stays out of trouble).

 

Lance has always been "the better fit" for the Hornets existing lineup. 

 

If they land Stephenson and Hinrich, only McRoberts will be missing from my "original" wishlist, unless he doesn't sign with the Heat and comes back (unlikely). 

 

Between Stephenson, Hayward and Parsons, Lance had the most "strengths," which was obvious.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Npcj9WLml2M

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If the difference between us and Indy is that small he will just go back to Indy. He has said that is his preference anyway. We got to go big or drop out

$10.5 and $8.8 is not exactly a small difference. Especially when you have to pay taxes and agents up to 12% of your total salary.

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No way he would turn down $13 mil. Sign him now.

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If we want a big name we are going to have to overpay at least a little, that's just the truth.

 

 

 

 

yep, we're small market Charlotte.  We are blessed to have Big Al.  Overpaying a little bit now

for Lance should make us less small market in the coming years.  

 

 

Time to win.

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$10.5 and $8.8 is not exactly a small difference. Especially when you have to pay taxes and agents up to 12% of your total salary.

This is all my opinion obviously, but we need to five him something to think about. I still think 11-12 gets it done. 10.5 might get it done, but 12 will get it done.

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Free Agents:

SG: Lance

PG: DJ or Hinrich

SF: Jamison

PF: Marvin or Rashard Lewis

Roster

PG: Kemba / Hinrich

SG: Lance / Hendo / PJ / Neal

SF: MKG / Taylor / Jamison

PF: Marvin or Lewis / Zeller / Vonleh

C: Jefferson / Biz

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Source confirms that talks between HOU & Trevor Ariza are advancing #wizards

— Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee)

July 12, 2014

 

 

if Houston gets Ariza, we might have inside track to Lance

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Hendo would be good off the bench

 

always thought he would be excellent off the bench.

 

if Hendo/Neal were to come in with Zeller/Vonleh/Biz and a veteran PG running the show = that is better than the Bobcats starting lineup from the past 4 years

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