Pacers’ Lance Stephenson poses for photo with $1 million cash

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Lance Stephenson isn’t simply being crass here in posting a photo of himself with a million dollars in cold, hard cash.

The money was on the table as part of a league-sponsored meeting with players explaining the importance of managing one’s finances.

From Scott Agness of Pacers.com:

Once practice concluded and the players completed their media obligations, they gathered in the team’s film room back in the locker room at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. There, they sat through a mandatory league meeting centered on financial education.

Managing their money is important and can’t be stressed enough. The players were instructed to always know where their money is going, and shown why hiring a business manager can be a huge help. Audits, what they are and what is needed, were also discussed.

Nothing wrong with taking the photo here under these circumstances, as I can imagine many of us would have done the same.