Larry Nance Jr.

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Larry Nance Jr.

Larry Nance Jr.

Larry Nance Jr. is an American-born professional basketball player. Larry Nance Jr. now represents the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA. Nance is a prolific player with a great physique, grit, and size who is sharp, mobile, and explosive.

Since his high school days, Nance has exhibited fascinating prospects, referring to an athletic ancestry.

Aside from his natural talent, he has worked hard on his own to make a name for himself in the world of basketball.

Childhood & Family

Larry Nance Jr. was born on January 1, 1993, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Larry Donnell Nance Jr. is his full name, however, he is better known as Nance Jr. Nance is also of American origin and is a devout follower of Christianity.

Larry Nance Sr., an athletic father, and Jaynee Nance, a proud mother, gave birth to the player.

He also has two siblings, a brother named Pete Nance and a sister named Casey Nance.

Casey, his sister, was a standout basketball player for Dayton, while Pete, his brother, is a college basketball player for the Big Ten Conference’s Northwestern Wildcats.

Like his father, he is like his son.

Larry Nance Sr., his father, is a retired American professional basketball player who spent 13 seasons in the National Basketball Association.

To elaborate, he was named a three-time NBA All-Star and won the Slam Dunk Contest in 1984 while playing for the Phoenix Suns.

As a result, the legendary basketball player was best recognized as a great mid-range shooter during his reign.

It would not be inaccurate to suggest that Nance Jr.’s talent is induced by his heredity, given his remarkable devotion and proficiency in this prestigious vocation.

On the floor, he’s shown a lot of agility, just like his father.

Despite all the credit due to his ancestry and fate, his self-devotion and drive to excel helped him to surpass his own expectations.

Body Features

Larry Nance Jr. was born in 1993, and according to his birth date, he is 29 years old.

About his physical stats, he stands at an elevated height of 6 feet 7 inches (2.01 meters), and his listed weight is around 245 lb (111 kg).

The prolific player has a wingspan of 7’2.”

Nance has the caliber, stature and athleticism, and grit for a power forward and center position from the physical viewpoint.

Additionally, he has strengthened his physique to display intriguing feasible mastery on the court.

Facts of Larry Nance Jr.

Full Name Larry Donnell Nance Jr.
Birth Date January 1, 1993
Birth Place Cleveland, Ohio
Nick Name Not Available
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity American
  • Revere High School
  • Wyoming University
Horoscope Capricorn
Father’s Name Larry Nance Sr.
Mother’s Name Jaynee Nance
Siblings Two (Pete & Casey Nance)
Age 29 years old
Height 6 feet 7 inches
Weight 111 Kilogram (245 lb)
Jersey no. 22 – New Orleans Pelicans
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Athletic
Profession Basketball player
NBA Draft 2015 / Round: 1 / 27th overall pick
League NBA
Active Years 2015 – present
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Haily Pince
Kids One
Net Worth $1 – $5 million
Position Power forward / Center
Current Team New Orleans Pelicans
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Merch Paperback
Last Update May, 2022

Net Worth & Salary

Larry Nance Jr. has a net worth of $1-$5 million.

Addressing his salary, in the 2021-22 season, with New Orleans Pelicans, Nance earned $10,690,909.

Thus, he was the 6th best-paid player in the New Orleans Pelicans, and he’s the best-paid forward this year.

About his past salaries, in the 2020-21 season, his estimated income was $11,709,091, and in the 2019-20 season, he earned $12,727,273 with Cleveland Cavaliers.

Likewise, in the 2018-19 season, he earned $2,72,390 with Cleveland Cavaliers, and in the 2017-18 season, he accumulated $1,471,382 with the Cavaliers.

In the 2016-17 season, Nance earned $1,207,680 with Los Angeles Lakers, and in 2015-16, his initial salary with his first played NBA team was $1,155,600.

Basketball Career

Career in High School

Nance attended Revere High School in Richfield, Ohio, and was a member of the high school basketball team.

Meanwhile, he was a member of the first-year team’s point guard position.

He averaged 18.2 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks per game as a senior.

Career in College

Nance attended Wyoming University and was a member of the men’s basketball team.

He appeared in 123 games for the institution over his four years there, averaging 11.3 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.1 steals, and 1.1 blocks per game.

Professional Life

The Los Angeles Lakers selected Nance with the 27th overall choice in the 2015 NBA Draft.

He made his NBA debut against the Brooklyn Nets in November 2015, scoring six points and grabbing five rebounds.

His poster dunked on Brook Lopez in a similar eternity, and it was hailed as one of the best dunks of the season by multiple news outlets.

He had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds against the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2017-18 season with the Lakers.

In December 2017, a Nance poster dunked on Kevin Durant, and it was hailed as one of the best dunks of the year by many media outlets.

Larry Nance Jr.
Larry Nance Jr. in a match. Source: defpen

Nance was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in February 2018 after three seasons with the Lakers.

In his first game with the clavers in March 2018, he set a career-high with 22 points and 15 rebounds against the Detroit Pistons.

Accordingly, Nance assisted the Cavaliers to catch up with the NBA finals in 2018, but they couldn’t earn the NBA ring as they lost to Golden State Warriors.

In October 2018, he signed four years, $44.8 million contract expansion with the Cleveland Cavaliers.


As is the case, injuries and surgeries are part of any sport, and they appear without an overture. Similarly, Nance Jr. confronted a bunches of injuries during his playing eternity.

During the 2016-17 season with Los Angeles Lakers, he encountered a horrible left knee injury and was ruled out for four weeks.

In the 2017-18 season, he was sidelined with the Lakers for four to six weeks after fracturing his second metacarpal on his left hand while playing against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Further, during his stints with Cleveland Cavaliers, he missed eight games after encountering a right knee MCL sprain.

In 2022, after signing with New Orleans Pelicans, he underwent arthroscopic right knee surgery.

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Larry Nance Jr. got married to his longtime girlfriend, American-born Instagram star and model Haily Pince, in 2018.

But there might be some explanations that she is presently not available on any social media platforms.

Haily first met Larry when they were undergrads at the University of Wyoming and inaugurated to date one another since their college days.

After Los Angeles Lakers drafted Nance, Hailey dwelled with him in L.A. They set up a home in Redondo Beach.

Then, two years later, in September 2017, Nance surprised her with a wedding proposal, and he brought in the best-case scenario when he blindfolded her and proposed to her with a beautiful diamond ring.

After a momentous moment, they got a beach wedding in the presence of a pastor; it was family-centered and executed in quite a modest way in Hawaii.

Both looked wonderful in their wedding dress; Nance was glimpsed donning a custom navy Balani suit, whereas Hailey was depicted in a beautiful gown with the floating layers.

The beautiful two ultimately finalized their wedding with their vows and kiss, and preferably living happily ever after.

In addition, the couple is fortunate to welcome their adorable baby girl into their lives.

Social Media Presence

His Instagram handle is @larrydn7, and his Twitter is @Larrydn22.