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Cavs’ Larry Nance Jr. says he was robbed of Dunk of the Year

Back in the early days of last season, Larry Nance Jr. turned a lot of heads with a vicious poster dunk he threw down on Brook Lopez when he was still a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Many thought of it as the dunk of the year and could deservingly win that award. However, as it turned out, he was only the runner-up, with Victor Oladipo’s slam over Dwight Howard named the best...
Via Cavs Nation
18 hours ago

Central Notes: Nance Jr. transitioning from L.A., Dinwiddie's skills challenge, Bulls

Less than two weeks after he was shipped to the Cavaliers, Larry Nance Jr. was back in Los Angeles for the Dunk Contest. Nance spent his first two-and-a-half seasons with the Lakers and admitted to Bill Oram of the Orange County Register that the trade still has not set in.“It’s something that’s still kind of shocking,” Nance said. “But at the same time I can’t wait for all this...
Via Hoops Rumors
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Larry Nance Jr. pays tribute to father in Slam Dunk Contest

Fans were in awe watching Larry Nance Jr. in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday, when he paid tribute to someone very special in his life with a throwback throwdown.Nance Jr.’s first dunk attempt was devoted to his father, Larry Nance Sr., who played for the Suns from 1981-88, and the Cavaliers from 1998-94. Nance Jr. changed into his father’s No. 22 Suns jersey, rolled up his...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: NBA All-Stars 2018: Larry Nance Jr. Reflects On Time With Lakers, Playing In Cleveland

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. talked prior to the Slam Dunk contest about his time with the Lakers, the differences between teams and what it means to play under his dad's jersey in Cleveland. Help us bring you even more coverage by SUBSCRIBING TO OUR CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/user/lakersnationdotcom/?sub_confirmation=1 Kobe Bryant's Most Savage Practice EVER...
Via Lakers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Larry Nance Jr. reveals his father’s advice for Dunk Contest

Larry Nance Jr will be competing in the Slam Dunk Contest on NBA All-Star Saturday Night, and he is more than happy to receive some guidance from his old man, who won the contest back in 1984.In an interview with Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal that was published over the weekend, the Cleveland Cavaliers forward-center revealed the advice that he got from father Larry...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Nance Jr. talks trade, dad's jersey number with Cavs

One of four players traded to the Cavaliers last Thursday, Larry Nance Jr. was almost certainly the one most familiar with the city of Cleveland. His father, Larry Nance Sr., played for the Cavs from 1988 to 1994, earning two All-Star nods during that time and eventually having his uniform number (22) retired by the franchise.While the elder Nance said this week that he called up...
Via Hoops Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Nance wants son to wear his retired number with Cavs

Larry Nance would love nothing more than to see his son wear jersey No. 22 for the Cleveland Cavaliers.Nance, 59, was a three-time All-Star as a player, won the original dunk contest, and his No. 22 was retired by the Cavs. His son, Larry Nance Jr., was traded to the Cavs last week at the trade deadline. The elder Nance says he called the Cavs immediately after the trade to tell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy hoops: Traded players filling up the stat sheet

The Cavaliers made a pair of deals at the deadline that added some youth to the NBA’s oldest roster while also addressing the team’s shooting and defense. The move paid dividends on Sunday when the Cavs went up to Boston and took care of business, blowing out the Celtics by 22 points.Jordan Clarkson was active off the bench, making seven of his 11 shots en route to 17 points. Rodney...
Via Hoops Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the deal: Isaiah Thomas traded by Cavs to Lakers

In a move that will have ramifications long beyond the 2018 trade deadline, the Cleveland Cavaliers have traded Isaiah Thomas, Channing Frye and their own first round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers for Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr.The Cavaliers have struggled all year long, well below the level of expectations set for them. They’ve defended poorly and had troubles incorporating...
Via RealGM - NBA
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs trade Isaiah Thomas to Lakers for Clarkson, Nance

Isaiah Thomas has gotten off to a slow start since he returned from injury this season, and the Cleveland Cavaliers are already giving up on him.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Cavs have traded a package involving Isaiah Thomas to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for point guard Jordan Clarkson and forward Larry Nance Jr. Thomas and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first-round...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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