Doc Rivers said that he envisions Lance Stephenson coming off the bench, and that Born Ready in the starting lineup would be a worst-case scenario.
Doc Rivers views Lance Stephenson as a "utility player" rather than a starter, and he said the Clippers must add "three to four" players to solidify their 2015-16 roster.
Hornets GM Rich Cho acknowledged that Lance Stephenson "never fit in" during his lone season with Charlotte.
The Clippers have acquired Lance Stephenson from the Hornets in exchange for Spencer Hawes and Matt Barnes.
The Clippers and Hornets have agreed in principle on a Lance Stephenson trade and an official trade call is expected to take place on Monday night.
The Clippers are discussing a deal with the Hornets to acquire guard Lance Stephenson, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
Lance Stephenson has already begun his summer workouts as he attempts to bounce back from a disappointing 2014-15 season.
Lance Stephenson will work out with the Hornets coaches to improve his jumper this offseason.
Hornets General Manager Rich Cho said that Lance Stephenson must improve after his disappointing performance this season.
Lance Stephenson acknowledged that his 3-point shooting was "terrible" this season, and he will spend the summer trying to regain his confidence after a horrific season with the Hornets.
Lance Stephenson (toe) will not play vs. the Raptors on Wednesday as expected.
Lance Stephenson (toe) will not play against the Rockets on Monday night.
Lance Stephenson (toe) is highly unlikely to play again this season.
Lance Stephenson (toe) has been ruled out for Sunday's game vs. the Pistons.