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D.J. Stephens - SG/SF, 6'6, 194
Signed in France - Signed with Le Mans
       Date of birth: 12/19/1990
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2013
     Out of: Memphis
  NBA Experience: 1 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
13th August, 2013 Greece Signed a one year contract with Ilysiakos.
11th March, 2014 Greece Left Ilysiakos.
26th March, 2014 NBA Signed a 10 day contract with Milwaukee.
10th April, 2014 Turkey Signed for the remainder of the season with Anadolu Efes.
1st October, 2014 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with New Orleans.
24th October, 2014 NBA Waived by New Orleans.
2nd December, 2014 Russia Signed for the remainder of the season with Zenit St Petersburg.
28th September, 2015 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Cleveland.
23rd October, 2015 NBA Waived by Cleveland.
2nd November, 2015 D-League Designated as an allocated player by Canton Charge.
4th March, 2016 D-League Traded by Canton Charge to Iowa Energy in exchange for a 2016 fifth round pick.
21st July, 2016 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Memphis.
22nd October, 2016 NBA Waived by Memphis.
21st November, 2016 Ukraine Signed for the remainder of the season with Budivelnyk Kiev.
19th May, 2017 Puerto Rico Signed a one season contract with Bayamon.
28th June, 2017 Puerto Rico Released by Bayamon.
17th July, 2017 France Signed a one year contract with Le Mans.
23rd August, 2017 D-League Drafted 11th overall in the 2017 D-League Expansion Draft by Memphis Hustle.
When: Where:
2009 - 2013 Memphis (NCAA)
July 2013 Miami Heat (Summer League)
July 2013 Dallas Mavericks (Summer League)
August 2013 - March 2014 Ilysiakos (Greece)
March 2014 - April 2014 Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)
April 2014 - June 2014 Anadolu Efes (Turkey)
October 2014 New Orleans Pelicans (NBA)
December 2014 - June 2015 Zenit St Petersburg (Russia)
September 2015 - October 2015 Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
November 2015 - March 2016 Canton Charge (D-League)
March 2016 - June 2016 Iowa Energy (D-League)
July 2016 Memphis Grizzlies (Summer League)
July 2016 - October 2016 Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
November 2016 - May 2017 Budivelnyk Kyiv (Ukraine)
May 2017 - June 2017 Bayamon (Puerto Rico)
July 2017 - present Le Mans (France)
From blog:


   2013 Summer League rosters, Orlando Summer Pro League - Miami
2013-07-09

D.J. Stephens

Stephens has a terrific physical profile for a shooting guard, standing a solid 6'5 tall with a huge 7 foot wingspan, good strength, and record breakingly good leaping ability. Unfortunately, he's not a shooting guard. He's a power forward, and not one of those needs-to-work-on-his-handle-to-convert-to-the-wing-position forwards like Jae Crowder once was, but an actual power forward. He doesn't have much offensive skill on any part of the floor, save for the looks such athleticism affords, yet he clearly guards the interior (2.6 blocks per game) much better than the perimeter. This is fine in college when you're under 200 pounds, but not fine in the NBA. Stephens has an obvious impact any game he plays in with his disruptive athleticism, but it'll take a real optimist to project that as sufficient at the NBA level. I would like to be wrong here.

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   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The Euroleague Final Eight
2011-03-24

Whatever scoring slack Rubio drops, however, Lakovic promptly picks up. Despite the relatively poor percentages he's shot this year, Lakovic is one of the tournament's best shooters, somewhat streaky at times but able to change a game when he's on. Lakovic is also a capable ball handler and pick-and-roll playmaker, although he's less than half of the defender Rubio is. When paired alongside Navarro, an equally threatening yet more consistent shooter, Barcelona's backcourt can be bloody hard to stop. Behind Navarro, Barca had hoped to sign Rafa Martinez from Valencia (more on him later), but when they were unable to get him, they eventually made a midseason move for Alan Anderson, who had begun the season in the D-League after striking out in the summer transfer market. Anderson is experienced at this, having made it to this stage last year with Maccabi Tel-Aviv, and while he's not without his occasional moment of ball dominance, he contributes on both ends, averaging 12.4 points in only 26 minutes per game. (Third string domestic players Victor Sada and Roger Grimau also have roles to play. Sada is a regular contributor with his impression of a flair-less Rubio, while Grimau, a big defensive guard, gives the powerful slashing option not otherwise season outside of Anderson. Italian shooter Gianluca Basile has missed the entire season due to a foot injury and will not return.)

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