Lance Stephenson believes he can fit in with the Grizzlies next season as a role player.
Lance Stephenson said that he'd like to return to the Grizzlies next season.
Lance Stephenson's 26 points (11-of-19 FGs, 4-of-5 FTs) weren't enough in a 116-95 loss on Sunday, as the Grizzlies were swept by the Spurs in the first round of the playoffs.
Lance Stephenson played just nine minutes vs. the Spurs on Tuesday, scoring four points on 2-of-7 shooting with one assist.
Memphis coach Dave Joerger hinted that Lance Stephenson could be the X factor for the Grizzlies against the Spurs in round one of the playoffs.
Coach Dave Joerger said Lance Stephenson is the X factor for the series against the Spurs.
Lance Stephenson scored 22 points against the Warriors on Wednesday, adding two rebounds, four assists, two steals and three 3-pointers.
Lance Stephenson was quiet vs. the Clippers on Tuesday, scoring 11 points with three assists, three boards, two 3-pointers and one turnover in 22 minutes.
Lance Stephenson scored 13 points in a start against the Warriors on Saturday, adding two rebounds, one steal and one 3-pointer in 38 minutes.
Lance Stephenson will start against the Warriors on Saturday in place of Tony Allen (hamstring).
Lance Stephenson scored 10 points on 5-of-10 shooting Friday, to go with six boards, five assists and two steals in 25 minutes off the bench.
Lance Stephenson scored 12 points on 5-of-15 shooting off the bench Friday, adding four assists, three boards, one block and two turnovers in 29 minutes.
Lance Stephenson scored four points with four rebounds, three assists and six turnovers in 21 minutes against the Spurs during a 101-87 loss on Monday.
Memphis coach Dave Joerger wants to give Lance Stephenson "freedom within some parameters" on the court.