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The New Orleans Pelicans?released injured swingman Lance Stephenson?on Monday. Shane Battier Jersey .New Orleans didnt want to waive Stephenson, sources said, but the team needed to create a roster spot to sign former Phoenix Suns guard Archie Goodwin. Goodwin confirmed on Twitter that he will sign, and the team later announced the signing.Stephensons agent Mark Bartelstein says Pelicans general manager Dell Demps has gone overboard to express how much the Pelicans value his client and would be interested in re-signing Stephenson when he is healthy. The agent said the team has said it will pay his client throughout his rehab.The Pelicans learned Saturday that Stephenson needs groin surgery and will be out indefinitely. The team made the roster decision Sunday night after conceding that Stephenson wont be able to return to the lineup for several weeks, at the earliest.New Orleans (0-6) was already playing without starting point guard Jrue Holiday (personal reasons) and two veteran scorers recovering from knee surgery -- Tyreke Evans and Quincy Pondexter -- when Stephenson went down.Stephenson averaged 9.7 points, 4.8 assists and 3.3 rebounds per game in six contests for the Pelicans this season.Lance did everything that we could possibly ask him to do, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said. He was great on and off the court. It was just a situation where we had to have a roster spot to add an addition to our team. If Lance was not hurt, he would still be here and he would still be playing minutes.Goodwin, 22, said he found out at 3 p.m. PT and was on a flight four hours later to catch up with the team in San Francisco.Its an opportunity to play. Thats the biggest thing, he said. Ive always wanted the opportunity to play. This is going on my fourth year; Ive never really got that opportunity [before]. So now, with the chance to get it, Ill shock a lot of people. Im a lot more capable of doing a lot of things that people dont know. Theyll see that this year.Gentry said he had no reservations playing Goodwin Monday night against the Golden State Warriors.Weve gotten guys and weve signed them because of a need situation, he said. We dont need anybody to come and sit on the bench.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. Grizzlies Jerseys China . The Brazilian goalkeeper signed a loan deal with the Major League Soccer club on Friday as he looks to get playing time ahead of this summers World Cup in his home country. Ja Morant Jersey . This should be celebrated because it will not always be this way. With the amount of money given to players by their clubs these days, it is a wonder that so many of those teams allow the sport to continue to take away many of their assets so they can play for a different team in the middle of their season. . Instead of dwelling on the negative, Oates focused on what was good about the clubs recent play. It worked. THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Rams have waived cornerback Steve Williams and promoted defensive back Isaiah Johnson from their practice squad.The Rams (1-1) announced the moves Friday before flying to Tampa Bay for Sundays game against the Buccaneers.The Rams signed Williams two weeks ago, but never activated him for a game. He spent his first three NFL seasons with the Sann Diego Chargers. Jaren Jackson Jersey. Los Angeles signed Johnson to its practice squad on Sept. 6, three days after the Lions waived him. The Georgia Tech product spent his first NFL season with Detroit.---AP NFL websites: and ' ' ' 

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