Several teams expressing interest in Stephenson

Lance Stephenson is drawing interest from several teams across the NBA.

Lance Stephenson is generating interest across the league, according to a report.

According to Darren Wolfson of KSTP, the Minnesota Timberwolves, the New York Knick, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers and Indiana Pacers, as well as other squads, are interested in the veteran swingman.

The 27-year-old Stephenson, known for his fire and sometimes off-the-wall antics, averaged 9.2 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 82 games (7 starts) for the Pacers last season.

The 6-foot-5, 230-pound eight-year veteran shot 42.7 percent from the field and 28.9 percent from deep.

In the first-round, seven-game playoff series against eventual Eastern Conference champion Cleveland, Stephenson averaged 10.4 points, 2.7 boards and 2.9 dimes, shooting 46.2 percent from the field and 30.8 percent from beyond the 3-point arc.