Lance Stephenson makes the and1 layup then flexes for Dirk
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Lance Stephenson’s dancing and celebrations have annoyed a few other players in the league this season and last night the face of And 1 sneakers made an and 1 shot and celebrated by flexing his muscles in front of Dirk. Dirk’s non verbal response was 18 points and a win in Indiana.
Surprisingly milk carton All-Star Stephenson was the only Indiana Pacer with a double double (13/10) as All-Star teammates Paul George and Roy Hibbert combined for just 16 points and 14 rebounds.
Earlier in the year, Lance’s celebrations in a triple double performance and win pissed off the Celtics Jeff Green.
“That’s not basketball. He made great plays, but at the end of the day, make a great play and get back at the other end. But it is what it is. We’ll see them again.”
Lance replied that he was just trying to entertain the crowd.
“It just came with the flow of the game,” Stephenson said. “I was trying to entertain the crowd. I was so much into the game, it just came out naturally. I didn’t mean to do it, it just came with the flow of the game.”