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LARRY NANCE JR. RUMORS

Lakers GM: Kobe and Nance Jr. will have to discuss #rapist tweet

  Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said the team has spoken to first-round draft pick Larry Nance Jr. about a tweet the player sent out in 2012 that referred to a sexual assault case involving star guard Kobe Bryant. The forward from the University of Wyoming whom the Lakers selected 27th overall in Thursday’s NBA draft published the tweet on May 1, 2012. Nance’s...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Nance Jr.'s old tweet about Kobe Bryant's rape case resurfaces

Kids, didn't we warn you about being careful how you use social media? Because you never know when a tweet you posted three years ago about an NBA superstar is going to pop up at a most inopportune time -- like when that superstar's team has just picked you in the draft. Larry Nance Jr., a power forward from Wyoming -- and, yes, son of the former NBA slam dunk champion -- went at...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Laker Larry Nance Jr. Deletes “Rapist” Tweet Referencing Kobe Bryant

Tonight should be one of the greatest nights of Larry Nance Jr.’s life, but things might get a bit awkward when he makes it to Los Angeles. Nance, a star at Wyoming, was selected No. 27 overall by the Los Angeles Lakers, which led a number of Twitter users to dig into his archive. What they found: a 2012 tweet in which he calls Lakers legend Kobe Bryant a rapist. After a few Twitter...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Lakers select Wyoming's Larry Nance Jr. with 27th pick

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Lakers chose Larry Nance Jr. with the 27th overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, adding the Wyoming power forward with their second pick of the first round. Nance is a tremendous leaper and a defensive force, winning Mountain West Conference honors as its top defensive player. He averaged 16.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per game as...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Nance Jr. of Wyoming waits for NBA draft

Larry Nance Jr. likes his chances of becoming Wyoming's first NBA draft pick since 1995.

Nance jumper earns Wyoming a 52-50 win at Boise St

Larry Nance Jr. hit a baseline jump shot with 1.6 seconds left, and Wyoming rallied from a nine-point deficit to stun Boise State 52-50 Saturday night. Nance finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds to help Wyoming (10-6, 1-2 Mountain West) win its first game on the road. Nance also blocked three shots, made two steals and had two assists in logging 39 minutes. The Cowboys trailed...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wyoming defeats South Dakota 67-66 in OT

Larry Nance Jr.'s three-point play with two seconds remaining gave Wyoming a 67-66 overtime victory over South Dakota Saturday night. Tyler Flack hit a 3-pointer to give South Dakota (3-5) a 66-62 lead with 1:43 remaining in overtime. Nance answered with a dunk, and the game-winning three-point play. Nance scored a game-high 25 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Derek Cooke...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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