Larry Nance, Jr.

Larry Nance, Jr. is a power forward for the Los Angeles Lakers. He was the 27thoverall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Lakers. In his two years in the NBA, Nance has played 123 games and scored 768 points.

Nance was recruited to play college basketball for the University of Wyoming. He led the 2014-2015 Wyoming Cowboys to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2002, earning him recognition as one of the best big men in the Mountain West Conference.

After years of exhibiting symptoms, Nance was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at 16. Once he began treatment for his disease, Nance blossomed into the powerful athlete that he is today. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Nance enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, Hailey, and dogs Reggie and Kyle, watching soccer, and playing video games.