Lance Stephenson fined $10,000 — but not for what you think

 Pals LeBron James and Lance Stephenson. (Brian Spurlock /  USA Today)

Lance Stephenson, Indiana Pacers guard and fabulous Internet meme spawner, was fined $10,000 by the NBA — but not for blowing into the ear of LeBron James.

Stephenson was dinged for violating the NBA’s flopping rules, his second flopping offense in less than a week.

Oddly, the fine had nothing to do with the way in which he breathed into King James’s ear.




After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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