Just before the calendar turned from March to April, free agent Lance Stephenson signed a 3-year deal with the Indiana Pacers, the same team he began his career with and played for from 2010 to 2014. Stephenson was a part of the Pacers' last triumphant playoff run, when they pushed the eventual NBA champion Miami Heat to seven games in the Eastern Conference Finals in 2013; but the following offseason he went looking for more money in free agency and eventually signed with the Charlotte Hornets.
The beloved Pacer is back now, in a city he knows better than almost any other. Stephenson knows Indy so well, in fact, that he hasn't felt the need to have a car during the few short weeks he's been there. Instead, he's been living out of a hotel and jogging back and forth to practice, like he were a college walk-on, or something.
According to @PatBoylanPacers, Lance Stephenson does not have a car and jogs to and from practice. Currently living in a hotel.
— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) April 5, 2017
Stephenson has enjoyed his car-free life so much that if you're out and about, you might run in to him strolling around downtown Indianapolis window shopping on weekends.
— Charlie Clifford (@cliffWISH8) April 14, 2017
Stephenson may have his quirks (like, you know, blowing into LeBron James' ear in the middle of a basketball game), but never let it be said that he isn't a man of the people.
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