Lance Stephenson is taking his expertise abroad after he went unsigned by NBA’s free company.
The guard signed a one-year, $Four million cope with Liaoning of the Chinese language Basketball Affiliation, in accordance with Yahoo Sports activities, which cited unidentified sources. He comes out forward financially as his NBA minimal is $2,331,593 for a full season.
Free agent guard Lance Stephenson has reached a one-year, $Four million settlement with Liaoning of the Chinese language Basketball Affiliation, league sources inform Yahoo Sports activities.
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Stephenson, 28, most lately performed for the Lakers on a one-year deal, averaging 7.2 factors, 3.2 rebounds and a pair of.1 assists per recreation whereas taking pictures 37.1 % from 3-point vary in 68 appearances.
He entered the league in 2010 when the Pacers chosen him within the second spherical of the draft, after which he went on to play with Indiana for 4 seasons earlier than leaping across the league.
He helped the Pacers attain the playoffs in every of his first 4 seasons and made it to back-to-back Jap Convention Finals in 2013 and 2014.
Stephenson averaged 13.eight factors, 7.2 rebounds and 4.6 assists per recreation in 2013-14, however has been a journeyman since, enjoying for 3 totally different groups throughout the 2016-17 season alone.
Stephenson additionally had brief stints with the Hornets, Clippers, Grizzlies, Timberwolves and Pelicans earlier than enjoying with Los Angeles.