Larry Nance Jr. Discussion: Don't Fake The Funk On A Nance Dunk

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  1. Kenzo

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    Mitchell barely made that dunk.
    Won't even talk about jumping over Hart... who wasn't even standing straight LOL.
     
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    I thought Larry's dunks were great.

    I thought having celebrity judges who've never played basketball in their lives was idiotic. What the f*** do DJ Khaled and Chris Rock know?

    I was okay with the outcome, but the bias against the big man was real. Mitchell had great flavor, but Larry more than held his own in the competition.
     
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    Hadn't watched it yet but I agree that celeb judges are a gimmick and just for show...stupid idea.

    "Nobody roots for Goliath" - Wilt Chamberlain
     
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    Both Juniors should be the 2 finalists in my opinion.
    Also, that camera angle SUCKS.
     
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    Agreed realdeal. And the sound of all of them talking at the same time following each dunk over their mics was annoying as well.
     
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    Come back Larry!!!
     
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    No taunting tech called. Good.
     
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    shocked one wasn't called. That was just filthy
     
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    Nance is one of those players I can’t see ever not rooting for or continuing to follow his career. I don’t have many of those, one is Ariza, some players just make me long time fans with how they play and how they carry themselves on and off the court.
     
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    It's probably because of the jersey change from #24 to #22, he is less associated with the Lakers so he won't get unfavorable calls like he used to.
     
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    yeah, huge nance fan. was bummed to see him go out in that deal. wish they could have kept their first and we kept nance.
     
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    Nance starts at center and goes for 22/15
     
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    It won’t last. Never does, but good for him.
     
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    Yeah, but I think that first was paramount for Pelinka because he intends to shop the hell out of that thing to try and dump Deng. I think Clarkson for Frye/IT probably could have happened. Picks and their "mystery box" component are more appealing than the steady Nance when trying to dump contracts. It was a risk, but one that I'd have been willing to take as well. Randle has become too good to not do everything in your power to keep.
     
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    if that's true, i'm actually a bit upset. i think nance would have more value than a first in attempts to move deng. that will be a pick in the 20s. chances of finding someone as good as nance there are extremely low, historically speaking. if nba gms are all that dumb/overconfident in their drafting ability, perhaps i should switch careers.

    my assumption has been that they felt clarkson for IT/frye was giving up too much on their end, thus the inclusion of nance for their 1st.
     
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    His numbers in Cleveland are sick. 11.3 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.3 steals, 1.1 blocks, 60% FGs - all in 23 minutes per game.

    I agree it won't last, for various reasons, but his ORtg is 140 and his DRtg is 104 right now. His BPM is +5.5. These are pretty silly numbers.
     
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    But .... like doing a pretty "solid" all things considered for DLO (not that I think for any stretch that was paramount in the FO's consideration) .... in sending him to a big market team rather than worse places ........ that they really did a "solid" for Nance in sending him HOME where he can now wear his dad's number and Dad and extended family and friends can come out and watch him play. A real win win for that kind of transaction that like Jeanie says, is not one of our favorite things to have to happen.
     
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    Not surprising. He is exactly the kind of player championship teams need. GSW would commit genocide to get him.
     

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