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Brooklyn star is headed to Indianapolis

Passed over by his hometown Knicks, Stephenson is going to work for Larry Bird

Updated: June 25, 2010, 12:47 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Near the corner of 46th and Eighth Avenue, Lance Stephenson and his father embraced each other as tears flowed from both men.

The New York high school basketball phenom had accomplished his dream of making it to the NBA when the Indiana Pacers selected him 40th overall in the second round. Stephenson may not have been a first-round pick and he was passed over by his hometown team -- the New York Knicks. Still, the Brooklyn swingman is now an Indiana Pacer and Larry ...

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