The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has waived guard Lance Stephenson.
Stephenson was originally signed by New Orleans on Sept. 14. In six games this season, Stephenson has averaged 9.7 points, 4.8 assists and 3.3 rebounds in 27.0 minutes per game.
Drafted 40th overall by Indiana in 2010 out of the University of Cincinnati, Stephenson has appeared in 340 career regular season games with Indiana, Charlotte, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis and New Orleans, holding career averages of 8.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 25.1 minutes per game.
New Orleans’ roster now stands at 14.
The Pelicans are reportedly open to re-signing Stephenson once he's healthy.