|Real Name/Full Name||Lance Stephenson Jr.|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Lance Stephenson|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||5 September 1990|
|Age/How Old:||32 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 198 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 104 Kg
In Pounds – 230 lbs
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Parents Name:||Father – Lance Stephenson Sr.
Mother – Bernadette Stephenson
|School:||Abraham Lincoln High School|
|College:||University of Cincinnati|
|Kids/Children Name:||Liara Stephenson and Lance Jr.|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||June 2023|
Lance Stephenson Jr. is a popular American basketball player who played in the Chinese Basketball Association for the Liaoning Flying Leopards. He appeared in the McDonald’s All-American Game in 2009 and was later drafted by Indiana Pacers for the 2010 NBA draft. In 2014, he signed with Charlotte Hornets. He has played with other teams such as Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies, and Minnesota Timberwolves. He joined Los Angeles Lakers in 2018.
Well, how well do you know about Lance Stephenson? If not much, here is what we know about Lance Stephenson to date.
Biography and Early Life
Lance Stephenson was born on 5 September 1990 in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of Lance Stephenson Sr. and Bernadette Stephenson. He has a younger brother named Lantz Stephenson. He was interested in playing basketball from a young age. He was attracted by Clark Francis after seeing him at Rumble during the AAU tournament. He later joined Adidas ABCD Camp before joining a high school where he challenged O. J. Mayo.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Lance Stephenson in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lance Stephenson’s age is 32 years old as of today’s date 1st June 2023 having been born on 5 September 1990. Though, he is 6′ 6″ in feet and inches and 198 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 230 lbs in Pound and 104kg in Kilograms.
Stephenson first attended Bishop Laughlin Memorial High School. However, he stayed here for only three days as he withdrew after the school lost in a championship game. He started attending Abraham Lincoln High School in Coney Island, near their home, after one week. He played basketball for Lincoln High, and at his sophomore year, he was the youngest to be featured in “Gunnin’ for That No. 1 Spot.
His high school career ended with his Lincoln Team being defeated by Rice High School. On 30 June 2009, he signed an agreement to join the University of Cincinnati in the 2009=10 season. He announced on 7 April 2010 that he would forgo the other three seasons of Of Lincoln to join the 2020 NBA Draft.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Stephenson is currently single and has never married before. He has been into several relations and has two children out of these relationships. In 2010, he started dating Jasmine Williams, a model, and was thought to be the mother of Liara. However, he assaulted her and even threw her down the stairs and was charged with 3rd-degree assault. Later, the case was dismissed. He dated K. Michelle for one year. She left him after realizing he was seeing the real mother of his children, Liara and Lance Jr. Feby Torres.
Is Lance Stephenson Gay?
No. Lance is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. Although he is not married, he has been into several relationships and has two children.
Stephenson started his professional basketball career after he was drafted in the 2010 NBA Draft. He was selected by the Indiana Pacers and made his NBBA debut on 27 February 2011, although he lost to the Phoenix Suns. He had a breakthrough year in the 2012-13 season after Danny Granger sustained some injuries. 2013-14 season was his next breakthrough season with high postings and defeated Memphis Grizzlies. He was offered a five-year contract of $44 million by the Pacers in the 2013-14 season but declined, opting to test the market as he believed he was worth more.
He signed a three-year contract on 18 July 2014 with the Charlotte Hornets for $27 million. He won in double overtime on 7 November 2014 against the Atlanta Hawks. He was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers on 15 June 2015 in exchange for Matt Barnes and Spencer Hawes. He was then traded to the Memphis Grizzlies for the 2016 season on 18 February 2016 in exchange for Jeff Green. That same year, he signed a contract with New Orleans Pelicans on 14 September 2016.
The following season, 2017, he signed a 10-days contract with Minnesota Timberwolves. He returned to the Pacers in the 2017-18 season. However, he declined their offer a second time on 25 June 2018. He signed a contract with Los Angeles Clippers on 10 July 2018 until the end of the 2019 season.
He signed with the Chinese Basketball Association for the Liaoning Flying Leopards on 1 August 2019. He helped them win over Seoul SK Knights on 22 September 2019.
Stephenson has won various titles from his career, such as First-Team Parade All-American in 2009. He earned Mr. New York Basketball in 2009. In 2008, he had earned his second-Team Parade All-American. That same year, he earned his McDonald’s All-America. He earned Big East All-Rookie Team and Big East Rookie of the Year in 2010.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lance Stephenson in 2023
Stephenson is a very successful man who is receiving a salary of $8 million. His estimated net worth is $15 million as of 2023. He has earned his wealth from his basketball playing career. He has signed contracts with various teams, which has helped him make this much wealth.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He caught the attention of basketball for the first time when he was 12 years.
- He led his Lincoln team to a city title during his first year.
- After the end of his first season with the Indiana Pacers, he was demoted from the first squad due to his bad attitude and was considered immature.
Lance Stephenson has been a great player in the NBA for the years he has been active. He has been very hardworking all through, and his talent has attracted China as he is now signed to the Chinese Basketball Association.