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Larry Nance Jr.
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No. 22 – Cleveland Cavaliers
Position Power forward / Center
League NBA
Personal information
Born January 1, 1993 (1993-01-01) (age 28)
Akron, Ohio
Nationality Flag of the United States.png American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 245 lbs (111 kg)
Career information
NBA Draft 2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 27th overall
Playing career 2015–present (6 years)
Career history
20152018 Los Angeles Lakers
2018–present Cleveland Cavaliers
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-MWC (2014, 2015)
  • MWC Defensive Player of the Year (2015)
  • 2× MWC All-Defensive Team (2014, 2015)
NBA.com profile profile


Larry Donnell Nance Jr. (born January 1, 1993) is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

He played college basketball for Wyoming, where he was considered one of the best big men in the Mountain West Conference after leading the 2014–15 Wyoming Cowboys to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2002. Nance was drafted 27th overall in the 2015 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. In February 2018, he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

High school career

College career

Professional career

Los Angeles Lakers (2015–present)

Nance was selected with the 27th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. On July 10, he signed his rookie scale contract with the Lakers.

Personal life

Nance is the son of Larry Nance, a former professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns.