Lance Stephenson

Basketball Player

Lance Stephenson, Jr. is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Indiana Pacers of the NBA. He was drafted with the 40th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. He attended Lincoln High School in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn. Stephenson won city basketball championships in all four years of high school, and is New York State's all-time leading scorer in high school basketball. After his senior year he was named New York State Mr.… Read More

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1990 Birth Born on September 5, 1990.


2005 14 Years Old In the summer of 2005, Stephenson enrolled at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, but he only attended the school for three days, before the school lost in the championship game of a youth league and he did not win the tournament MVP. … Read More
2007 16 Years Old In 2007 as a high school junior he was named to the annual USA Todays All-USA boys basketball team, the only non-senior to be given that honor.
2008 17 Years Old In July 2008, Stephenson tried out for the United States national team's under-18 team, but was cut because of chemistry reasons.
On February 15, 2009, Stephenson passed fellow Lincoln High School alumnus Telfair's previous record of 2,785 points in the Brooklyn borough title game to become the all-time leading scorer for high school basketball in New York State.
On April 7, 2010, Stephenson announced that he would forgo his final three seasons of collegiate eligibility and enter the 2010 NBA Draft.


2011 - 2012 3 More Events
On May 18, 2013, in game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series against the New York Knicks, Stephenson recorded a career-high 25 points along with 10 rebounds and three assists to lead the Pacers to a win over the Knicks and advance to the conference finals against the Miami Heat.
On January 16, 2014, Stephenson scored a career-high 28 points in a win against the Knicks. … Read More
2015 24 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 14, 2015, Stephenson returned from a 14-game absence due to a pelvic sprain and had 8 points in 19 minutes against the San Antonio Spurs.
2016 25 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 18, 2016, Stephenson was traded, along with a future first-round pick, to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Jeff Green. … Read More
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